Magic Leap Promises to Show a Real Demo and Share Specs Next Week

Latest news

    Following the company’s last session of ‘Magic Leap Live’, wherein the company had promised that viewers would get to “meet Magic Leap One”—but then offered no substantive details and dodged the audience’s most prominent questions—the company is promising to share specs and offer up an actual demo at next week’s Magic Leap Live session.

    Magic Leap has a long history of repeatedly teasing its purportedly groundbreaking AR headset and then failing to deliver substantive details, despite plans to launch the developer version of the headset by the end of 2018.

    Things seemed to hit fever pitch with Magic Leap’s enthusiast and developer community last month when the company made it seem ahead of their live developer session like they were finally ready to spill the beans on what the headset could do and what it’s like to use it. But those that took the time to sit in on the session were dismayed to find that the hosts did little more than talk about menial aspects of the headset—like what the buttons do and how to put it on your head—without showing a proper demo of the device and then proceeding to ignore the audience’s most prominent questions like launch date, price, weight, resolution, field of view, and more.

    So we’re not exactly holding our breath for the next session of Magic Leap Live, but the company claimed today that it plans to share “some” specs, and do an actual demo of the Magic Leap headset.

    “On our next episode of #magicleaplive, we’ll dive into some Magic Leap One specs and share a demo of an upcoming developer sample,” Tweeted the company’s official account.

    View the original article: https://www.roadtovr.com/magic-leap-promises-to-show-a-real-demo-and-share-some-specs-next-week/

    The next session of Magic Leap Live will be hosted on the company’s Twitch channel on July 11 at 11AM PT (your timezone here).

    The post Magic Leap Promises to Show a Real Demo and Share Specs Next Week appeared first on Road to VR.

    In the same category are

    Walmart to Launch Nation-wide VR Training Program with Over 17,000 Oculus Headsets Walmart is set to expand its fledgling VR training program in a big way soon; the big box store is going to start a country-wide training program prom...
    Weta Workshop Job Posting Suggests ‘Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders’ Will Be Multiplayer Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders is an upcoming shooter for Magic Leap One, and while not much is really known about Weta’s AR game, a recent job ...
    Valve Reveals Knuckles EV3 Dev Kit, Planning Production of “Much greater quantities” Having revealed the ‘Knuckles’ EV2 controller development kit just a few months ago, Valve has rapidly incorporated improvements based on ...
    ‘Chiaro and the Elixir of Life’ Review: a Thin Slice of Ghibli With a Side Order of Corn Chiaro and the Elixir of Life (2018) is a single-player, story-driven adventure game with emphasis on puzzle-solving and some light platforming. Accom...
    Pimax “8K” Pre-production Previews Emerge from Select Backers As part of the company’s ongoing development of the Pimax “8K” headset, a select group of Kickstarter backers recieved pre-productio...
    Steampunk Adventure ‘Chiaro & the Elixir of Life’ Launches on Vive, Rift & Windows VR Chiaro and the Elixir of Life (2018), a first-person VR adventure from Montreal-based Martov Co., launched today on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows...

    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.