Magic Leap and AT & T uncovered several parts of their mysterious relationship today. According to John Donovan, CEO of AT & T Communications, the company plans to launch a beta version of DirectTV Now for the Magic Leap One in 2019.
The announcement came on Wednesday at the stage of L.E.A.P. Conference in Los Angeles together with Rony Abovitz, CEO of Magic Leap, and Omar Khan, product manager at Magic Leap.
The team not only announced the app, Donovan gave the audience a preview of what it will look like (albeit via concept rendering). on the magic leap one. The only TV app on this new device gives AT & T a brand new vector to catch subscribers and explains why the company wants to sell the Magic Leap One in its stores this fall.
In demo kiosks in select stores, the Visitors trying out immersive WarnerMedia content, why would they want to part with $ 2,300 to participate in the Magicverse?
The other big news during the presentation is that AT & T plans to set up a 5G test zone on the Magic Leap campus in Plantation, Florida to give the area a taste of our high-speed wireless and augmented reality future. The goal of the test area will be to test devices and applications with the Magic Leap One.
"New and immersive experiences from Magic Leaps developers who eventually work on the AT & T Mobile 5G network will redefine entertainment and productivity," said Donovan. "And only AT & T will bring us a step closer this year with the introduction of a 5G mobile network and a 5G mobile device in parts of 12 cities of the future of connectivity."
Finally, AT & T will host a Magic Leap Hackathon from November 9-11 in San Francisco. If you would like to participate in the competition, you can find more information on the website of the event.