A long time has passed since we fantasized about Google's purchase of Magic Leap, and the integration of the Mountain View giant's services with augmented reality technology I was developing the North American.
Months later the surprise came, Google and Magic Leap were working on glasses of the future “second part”, after the bad experience of some Google Glass that perhaps arrived too early, at the dawn of the market and without much sense or utility yet.
Those glasses that were talked about are called Magic Leap One and they just raised the curtain to show themselves to the world for the first time, just as they tell us Engadget, with a curious, strange and futuristic design in equal parts, controversial for a wearable device that should see the light next year 2018 with the same question on your horizon: .
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Magic Leap One are now official, nine revisions later …
Introducing their new mixed reality glasses was imperative for Magic Leap, after many delays and many doubts, and they have done so stating that behind them there is an intense development work and nine revisions of the device, that Google defines as a computing platform with new capabilities very aptly.
We know little about the hardware, but what we do know is that the Magic Leap One experience will be much more satisfactory in terms of it is much closer to what we would expect from a computer that is embedded in glasses. Its power will be close to that of a laptop, and its graphic capabilities will allow it to offer a quality experience.
This will allow us not only to consult information and take pictures and video as Glass did, but with the new smart glasses from Google and Magic Leap we can surf the Internet, watch movies, play video games or connect to our favorite social networks, all thanks to a new interface of which at the moment we do not have any details.
A more real and natural mixed reality
This proposal is based on three components, the glasses themselves, a miniature computer and a controller; while Digital Lightfield technology will take care of show us objects in different depth planes to trick our brain into perceiving augmented reality as natural and focusable.
Surely with technology inherited from Tango, the glasses are capable of map a digital environment as we would, managing to detect surfaces, objects and distances so that digital objects can interact with real ones. Four microphones and six cameras are to blame.
Of course feature integrated sound thanks to headphones capable of regulating the intensity of noise according to the distance from the object causing it, and what generates more doubts is its autonomy, something that the guys from Google have not wanted to reveal for the moment but as usual, it will probably be the great headache of the Magic Leap One.
On sale in 2018, dates and prices unknown …
Google's new smart glasses are ready to go into the oven, but for now Few details we know about its launch and recommended prices Sales to the public. There is talk of around $ 1,500.
What has been confirmed is that Magic Leap One will be commercially available in 2018, and although they are probably not those glasses that you would take for a walk around the city, the truth is that they are a device that continues to generate that appeal caused by its futuristic aura.
For the moment, Google has already opened the Magic Leap website with all the information about the One glasses, as well as a mailing list in which we can sign up to receive in detail the news of these glasses of the future.
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