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Magic Leap One is available to creators in cities across the contiguous US (magicleap.com)
23 points by jvm 6 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 7 comments

Discussion about Magic Leap from 15 hours ago:

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17715337 (176 comments)

Older discussions about Magic Leap (very popular topic):


No, thanks!

At that price point I think it makes sense to hold off and see what Microsoft does with the Hololens 2. I think they’ll be able to undercut this price and have less cropping.

Since the website tells you nothing but the price, the Magic Leap is

> a head-mounted virtual retinal display... which superimposes 3D computer-generated imagery over real world objects, by "projecting a digital light field into the user's eye"... Magic Leap asserts that it achieves better resolution with a new proprietary technique that projects an image directly onto the user's retina...


> To help you take your first step into spatial computing, we’re going to hand deliver the device to your doorstep and personally get you set up.

Someone has read Paul Graham's "Do things that don't scale" essay :)

Is the "lightfield" display in Magic Leap One the same technology used in the Hololens?

According to magic leap: no

According to reviewers: looks the same

Magic leap does have multiple focal points that hololens does not have

Gotta love it when the headline of their marketing website is a flat-out lie. Most people cannot, in fact, "get" a Magic Leap. It's not even being offered for sale to the public.

When lies this clumsy and big are evident this early in a company's history, the prognosis is poor.

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