Last week's Augmented World Expo felt like a distant memory this Monday when Apple unveiled ARKit 2.0 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. Sure, this news would overshadow this Augmented Reality this week, as it dwarfed AWE when early reports of the Toolkit's new superpowers became known.
Not so fast, Magic Leap said. The company hit the tech world on Wednesday with the next public view of the Magic Leap One on Wednesday. In the meantime, a mesmerizing outsider with a headset has appeared that seems ready to be released before Magic Leap, which promises Magic Leap, will be delivered this year
Magic Leap shows ML1
in live demo
On Wednesday, 6 The Magic Leap people finally (FINALLY) decided to give the public a special, slow-paced feature-by-feature walkthrough of the Magic Leap One: Creator Edition. How was it? About as good as it gets, without really seeing what images look like while wearing the device through the device.
Presenter Alan Noon, Magic Leaps technical learning technology consultant, was joined by Shanna De Iuliis from the company's technical marketing team. for the second part of the company's Twitch series. When you talk to people who knowingly grin and talk about how they tried Magic Leap but can not talk about it, De Iuliis is one of the people who got to know them but can not talk about it.
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Apple brings new game-changing features to ARKit 2.0 & Animojis
As expected, Apple revealed on the WWDC keynote on Monday that ARKit 2.0 will support multiplayer gaming support and persistent content coming this fall iOS 12 will arrive.
ARKit 2.0 will not only provide lasting and shared experiences, but also improved facial recognition, more realistic presentation and 3D object recognition. Shared experiences allow multiplayer game support and group collaboration for productivity apps. Plus a viewer mode so others can watch from another iOS device.
In addition to ARKit 2.0, Apple unveiled new Animojis characters as well as new Memoji virtual doppelgangers that compete with the functionality of Samsung's AR Emoji. 19659002] Continue reading Details on ARKit 2.0 and its impact on the augmented reality industry, as well as what the improved Animoji app reveals about Apple's AR strategy …
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DreamGlass AR Headset Comes This Month
Just a The year after the theft of the business secrets of his ex-employer, ex-Meta employee Kevin Zhong and his new company are ready to ship the product that triggered the lawsuit. As of Wednesday, interested parties can order the DreamGlass AR headset from Dreamworld's website for $ 399, with the first line of devices expected to ship to developers by the end of June.
Learn more about the specifications of DreamGlass AR and how it compares to the Meta 2 .
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