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Magic Leap acquires NorthBit - Report

Magic Leap acquires NorthBit - Report According to a Geektime report, the augmented reality company has acquired Israel-based cybersecurity firm NorthBit.Founded in 2012, NorthBit specializes in computer forensics, reverse engineering, and CPU/memory optimizations.

How to buy the right VR headset: Our complete guide

How to buy the right VR headset: Our complete guide If you simply want to get a taste of VR, you might not need to buy anything at all.Or you can get a demo of the lower-priced Samsung Gear VR (based on the Oculus platform), at Best Buy or some other locations.

New medical tech coming to the rescue for the vision-impaired

New medical tech coming to the rescue for the vision-impaired They’re also part of a wide swath of new medical advances we’ll be covering all this week here at ExtremeTech in our new Medical Tech series.Instead, a number of different “smart glasses” have been invented that help make the rest of the world more accessible.

Stereolabs Linq aims to be the world's first true 'mixed-reality' headset

Stereolabs Linq aims to be the world's first true 'mixed-reality' headset Mixed reality solutions combine the capability to present augmented reality (AR, or computer-generated objects overlaid on the native field of vision) with VR.The most well-known of those efforts, Magic Leap, HoloLens, and Meta, all aim to do this by using a transparent headset with projectors of some type.

Magic Leap photo leak claims to show first look at mixed reality device

Magic Leap photo leak claims to show first look at mixed reality device The multibillion-dollar-funded vaporware (so far) known as Magic Leap has been wrestling with a PR nightmare over the past few months.That nightmare may be about to get a lot more vivid thanks to a leaked photo.

Magic Leap CEO defends his AR company on Twitter after photo leak

Magic Leap CEO defends his AR company on Twitter after photo leak Shortly after a photo of company hardware was leaked, the CEO of the augmented and mixed reality company Magic Leap has gone online to correct the record.On Twitter, Rony Abovitz claimed Saturday the photo showed only a "R&D test rig.

Let's turn off Magic Leap's mixed reality hype machine

Let's turn off Magic Leap's mixed reality hype machine There was just one problem, the first footage we saw from Magic Leap wasn't a real demonstration of the technology.Since then, additional videos have surfaced that the company claims were shot directly through Magic Leap technology.

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream?

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream? The term “mixed reality” has been thrown about a lot as of late, but pinning down a precise definition has proven elusive.After spending the day at Stanford University’s SCIEN-hosted workshop, which was full of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) luminaries, it appears the one thing everyone can agree on is there isn’t a standard definition for either term.

Magic Leap patent drawings reveal what might be its mysterious AR glasses

Magic Leap patent drawings reveal what might be its mysterious AR glasses Interestingly, in the main description on the patent, the glasses are referred to as "virtual reality glasses" rather than augmented reality glasses.Nevertheless, the report goes on to cite sources "with knowledge of Magic Leap's hardware" as saying the patent drawings are close to the product "in appearance.