While Magic Leap has gone much slower in its plans for its Magic Leap One successor, the software team continues to make strides with improvements to the device's Lumin OS and SDK.
In version 0.97 of Lumin OS, arguably the biggest Morgan, the cloud-based protocol for multiplayer support on Magic Leap One. Grordbort's Invaders Possible.
Magic Leap Expands Multiplayer Support & Adds Hand Mesh Tracking in Latest Lumin OS
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Lumin 0.97's hand mesh comes in … cellphone. Image via Magic Leap
"On 0.97, we can support a multiplayer game taking place over several floors within a medium-sized space (1
,500 square feet or so)," said Yannick Pellet, SVP of software at Magic Leap , in a blog post. "The device wants to work outside of these parameters, but
Speaking of multiplayer, the update also avatar chat, Magic Leap's virtual presence audio chat app, with support six-person calls. In addition, Lumin 0.97 adds a new Direct Rendering API, which enables support for multi-app.
scenarios for WebXR applications and 3D content rendering via WebGL.
The Lumin team continues to improve on the capabilities of Magic Leap One. 0.96 of Lumin, the team has added access to a hand-held mesh via API.
"Imagine holding a bug, a."
Imagine holding a bug, a cat, or a creature in your hands – now it's possible, "said Pellet.
One of the more mysterious updates to Lumin comes by way of a new app called Overture. According to release documentation, this app works in landscape mode and gives third party apps control over a background music service. Taking the form of an iTunes-style mini-player, the app lets users play, pause, and skip tracks, and raise or lower the volume. The music app, which is currently appearing in the Magic Leap World app store, has not been released yet.
"Magic Leap's philosophy has always been to reach out to more developers, whatever their origin or interests, "said Pellet.
As part of that effort, the Lumin OS 0.97
The constant and consistent iterations of Magic Leap One's OS and SDK not only underscore Pellet's sentiments, these moves also buy Magic Leap more time as it figures out its next Steps on the hardware side.