Innovation

Transmissive AR goggles Magic Leap One first public release in 2018

Magic Leap, a mysterious company dealing with AR and virtual reality (VR), first released the transparent AR goggle Magic Leap One "Creator Edition" for the first time. In October 2014, Magic Leap raised $ 542 million in funding, as a lead investor, Sundar Pichai (Sundar Pichai) senior vice president (now the current CEO) of the company has assumed office as a director I will. Magic Leap One is a product that is smaller than a general VR headset or Microsoft HoloLens, a cable is connected to a transmissive display Lightwear of a large goggle type for sunglasses and a disk-like wearable computer Lightpack mounted on a belt. The display is semi-transparent, and virtual objects are superimposed on the real sight. It is the most characteristic feature that it is displayed naturally more than a conventional transparent type AR display in such a way that a virtual object exists there according to its own method. The product that was waited for a long time and first released was "Magic Leap One" Creator Edition ". It is scheduled to be released in 2018 for creators and developers. Various resources for content development will be released on next year's creator portal. The light of "digital light field" that Magic Leap appeals as original technology explains that virtual objects seem to be natural by seamlessly blending with the light emitted by natural objects, and it is explained that it is hard to get tired even for long hours of use I will. Also, surrounding environments are recognized with various sensors such as a number of cameras and microphones lined up like spider eyes. In addition to floors and walls, by learning machine learning by grasping objects such as furniture and so on precisely, virtual objects seem to interact with reality without contradiction. Magic Leap Fact Sheet (pdf) Presentation / Specification Tags: Magic Leap (Nobuyuki Read more

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SF to describe the future of augmented reality: Strange Beasts (strange beasts)

Is the future of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) the world of games and simulated experiences alone? A hero's man is a tool to build a mixed reality world, creating virtual pets like strange beasts and playing. In addition, one girl (Anna) in the hero's library also creates strange marine life and is always playing. By the way, is this young girl (Anna) existence ...? Augmented reality (AR) may develop as a tool to reproduce (build) what we imagined, memorable memories and memories in our dreams. It is Mr. Magali Barbe of Writer / Director / Previs Artist who has skills in CG in general, such as activities based on London, animation and Maya, Nuke, After effect etc. Magali Barbe (Website) Magali Barbé (Linkedin) Strange Beasts (2017) (IMDb) I have previously worked is places such as: The Third Floor, Passion Pictures, Framestore, The Mill. Read more

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Pokemon GO invades the police station, arrested suspected wanted

On July 14, a man named William Wilcox who was wanted as a suspect in a criminal case in Michigan province was found in a police officer at a local police station and found that he was arrested . The man seems to have made a statement that is unknown to the police, saying, "Because the gym of Pokemon Go was in the police station, we inevitably entered the police station". The police commented on this suspect in response to the coverage of the local broadcasting station, "I thought that even if I got into the police station I was not arrested." The police also commented that the suspects were extremely upset as police officers found them in the police station and arrested on the spot, forcing Pokemon Go to stop playing. Pokemon GO is a game playing by searching for "Pokemon's character" hidden in the city while walking while walking in the real world. Since the last week's delivery began, the number of downloads exceeded 7 million, and it is gaining overwhelming popularity as a free application. However, the rebound is also strengthening, and in addition to inviting the Arlington National Cemetery and others to refrain from entering, the Holocaust Museum is requesting not to play the game playground. Discussions to review the location of POKE STOP have also begun. In addition, players who are keen on searching characters throughout the United States have entered dark places and dangerous places, which also invites criminals to be targeted. In Maryland State College Park, an incident occurred when a college student being played was hit by armed robbery. In Antelope, California, two men were attacked by a robber with a gun and they robbed the car. Arrived by a wanted culprit in the United States to arrest and arrest · Because the gym of Pokemon Go was in the police station (Business Newsline) Man playing Pokemon Go wanders into police station, arrested on outstanding warrant (wxyz.com) WXYZ- TV Pokemon GO, developing in around 200 markets around the world, local creation (Nobuyuki Kokai)

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Pokemon GO develops in about 200 markets around the world, local creation also

The popularity of "Pokemon GO" officially released in the United States on 7th July is rapidly increasing. Pokemon GO is a position information game where Nintendo and Niantic of Ingress collaborate with each other. By using location information you can catch Pokemon and battle in the real world. The number of users has increased rapidly throughout the United States, the movement to utilize "Pocket Stop", which meets new friends on the game and obtain items and monster balls, for local business is also activated. There is also a phenomenon that the user is flooded with the church where the pocket stop is installed. Pokemon GO has already been installed in 5.6% of all Android terminals in the United States. Also, the average user application time is twice as long as snap chat. In the ranking of the Google Play store, overwhelming the famous applications such as フ ェ イ ス ブ ッ ク, snap chat, and instagram, Pokemon GO is in a state where it is running ahead of the leadership On July 15, Niantic's John Hankke chief management responsibility (CEO) shows the intention of expanding the market of the game "to a relatively near future" to about 200 countries and regions around the world. We are already undergoing expansion of servers and we are saying that the time to introduce to Japan is also "close". Interview: Pokemon GO develops in about 200 markets around the world Japan's input is also "close" = Naiantic CEO (Reuters) Pokemon GO moves "local creation", spreading in libraries and museums (Forbes Japan) It is becoming, and the incident is happening. Rio Olympics, Success comes from Pokemon? The mayor plays Love Call (7/15 CNN) Pokemon GO in Nintendo, finds a body rather than Pokemon Rice (7/11 CNN) Looking for Pokemon in the real world, police station looking for a smartphone user Caution Australia (7/8 CNN) Pokemon GO related news (Google News search list) Google developed, alternative reality game Ingress official version

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Innovation

"Mixed reality" company Established research laboratory with Magic Leap, Lucasfilm

Lucasfilm (Lucas Film), in collaboration with Magic Leap (Magic Leap), will establish a "semi-secret" research facility in June. Through Magic · Leap 's mixed reality (MR) technology, I am trying to invite people from all over the world to the world of the movie "Star Wars". In mixed reality, I published "Conceptual demonstration movie" showing how digital images are superimposed on the user's view. According to both companies, it means that users using Magic Leap's technology show live watching indoors. Mr. Rony Abovitz, who is CEO of Magic Leap, said, "It seems as if it is in front of you," and "Directing your life closer to Star Wars world Is it possible to do it? " Abovitz presented this new research facility on the Wired Business Conference in New York. Rob Bredow who is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Lucasfilm and John Gaeta, creative director of ILMxLab, joined him. ILMxLab is an interactive technology company under the umbrella of Lucasfilm and VFX companies Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound. Magic Leap's Next Move? Bringing C-3PO to Your House (wired.com) ILMxLab (Website) Read more

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Innovation

What is in the future of the hologram era (Alex Kipman: TED)

Let's explore the possibilities of the digital world without screens with a demo that stimulates this imagination that has been mixed up from near realization to future far beyond. The vision presented by Alex Kipman with a HoloLens headset is to bring 3-dimensional holograms into the real world, expand human cognitive ability, touch digital contents and feel it It is something to do. First of all, "The future after thousands of years, the century when the computer came out will be looked back as an attractive and strange age." Historically, only human beings are limited to 2 dimensional space, It is an era when I was in contact with technology as if it was ". "Importantly, bringing holograms to this world means not only new devices and better computers, but also means releasing from 2-dimensional cages in conventional computers" It is. It is TED Talk of "a digital world without screen" of Kipman who is a little mysterious and funny. Finally there is a question by TED Helen · Walters. Subtitles and Transcript (Read Japanese subtitles) TED Speaker: Alex Kipman (Inventor)

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Innovation

A new morning realized by Magic Leap "A New Morning"

Augmented reality (AR) company Magic Leap (Magic Leap) has released a new video "A New Morning". Shot directly through Magic Leap technology on April 8, 2016 without use of special effects or compositing. YouTube videos have been credited as having produced without special effects or synthesis. With the new technology of Magic · Leap, our new morning is the movie "A New Morning" which was supposed to be like this. Human's day's start is easy to imagine, digital tools floating in space are also interesting (^ ^) Secretly covered with Wired (English version) "Magic Read more

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Innovation

Folding Google Glass (Explorer Edition) specification

A new model of Google Glass (foldable type) was revealed from a document submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The screen (projecting prism) becomes long, and the contents and design are completely renewed, including 5 GHz band WiFi correspondence. The new model is the "A4R-GG1" model Google reported to the FCC that has jurisdiction over the registration and authorization of wireless devices in the United States. In FCC registration for general-purpose products, it is permitted to make exterior photographs and the like undocumented so that it does not leak information before release, but A4R-GG1 is a draft version of user's manual, both appearance and contents I'm posting it. In the rumor over the new Google Glass, the new version is being developed in parallel with multiple versions, and it was whispered that a newly designed Enterprise Edition for work such as on-site work first appears. This time it is considered to be the Enterprise Edition. The FCC ID "A4R-GG1" is based on IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, dual band Wi-Fi (5 GHz · 2.4 GHz), Bluetooth LE compliant, Possible secondary batteries are built in. In order to clear up the problem of the original Google Glass, we adopted Intel's Atom processor, improved processing speed and battery driving time, become waterproof and dustproof and tough for enduring various working environments, optional magnetic type external Battery pack seems to be prepared. Regarding the product version for general use, there are issues such as wearable technological progress, design, price, extensibility, privacy issues, etc. It seems that it will be delayed about one year. FCC ID A4R-GG1 (FCC.gov) A4R-GG1 External Photos_Rev (12/28/2015 pdf) Browse from the FCC page A4R-GG1 Read more

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Innovation

Magic Leap Demo: Videos made without special effects or synthesis

Augmented reality (AR) company Magic Leap (Magic Leap) has released a new video introducing a part of the mysterious technology of the company. YouTube's demo movie has been credited to have been produced without special effects or synthesis. Shot directly through Magic Leap technology on 10/14/15, without the use of special effects or compositing. On the Website (www.magicleap.com), you can see funny video, which is synthesized content (^^) On October 21, 2014, CEO of Rony Abovitz of Magic Leap, Inc. announced that it raised $ 542 million in funding. As lead investor, Google and Sundar Pichai Senior Vice President responsible for Android and Chrome are appointed directors of Magic Leap. Magic · Leap, a mysterious company dealing with AR and virtual reality (VR), strictly manages most of the latest projects. "It's not a complete virtual reality (VR) that blocks the surroundings, but it's not even a conventional augmented reality (AR), as we are at a much higher level as if it were a real object, We can put precise 3D digital objects in the real world. " Announced development platform for augmented reality (Magic Read more

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Innovation

Presentation of augmented reality development platform (Magic Leap)

On October 21, 2014 Rony Abovitz (CEO) of Magic Leap, Inc. announced that it raised $ 542 million in funding. On June 2, I went to the stage of the EmTech Digital Conference hosted by MIT Technology Review and announced how to realize it. Magic Leap is planning to launch a development platform soon. Applications for using SDK are accepted from developer page newly established on Website. The platform of Magic Leap seems to correspond to Unity (game engine) and Unreal. Another major announcement is to build the first manufacturing facility in Florida with some 300 million square feet (approximately 27,870 square meters) with some of the cumulative total of $ 592 million raised. There, it is embedded in a headset that can experience the augmented reality by directly producing the 'photonic lightfield chip' (photonic light field chip) and projecting the image on the screen in front of the eyes. EmTech Digital: Magic Leap Plans to Open Its Virtual World to Developers (6/2 technologyreview.com) Magic Leap, Inc. (Website) With this Augmented Reality technology in this YouTube video (03/19 release), users actually work I can show that I can do a first person shooter game that I can play with my eyes in my office. Magic Leap Announces Augmented Reality Development Platform (TechCrunch Read more

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Innovation

Mysterious start-up company Magic Leap raises $ 542 million

On October 21, Mr. Rony Abovitz (CEO) of Magic Leap, Inc. announced that it raised $ 542 million in funding. The investor's face is diverse and can be inferred like a wide range of technology products. Investors include Google, KPCB, Andreessen Horowitz, Obvious Ventures, Qualcomm, Legendary Entertainment, Legendary Pictures and others. As lead investor, Google and Sundar Pichai Senior Vice President responsible for Android and Chrome are appointed directors of Magic Leap. Abovitz emphasizes that it is "lightweight wearable". "Magic Leap is not a complete virtual reality (VR) like Oculus (shutting off the surroundings), but it's not a conventional augmented reality (AR), but we are at a much higher level You can place a precise 3D digital object in the real world as if it were a real object.If the previous AR is the plane that Wright brother first flew in 1903, Magic Leap "It is a modern jet airliner." The launch of Magic Leap products to consumers seems to be "pretty close". I would like to pay attention to products that look interesting (^ ^) I recommend a full screen movie. Mysterious "wearable augmented reality" startup, Magic Leap raises $ 542 million from prominent VC such as Google (TECHCRUNCH JAPAN) Magic Read more

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Innovation

Google Glass transforms to an advanced business style

Google Glass is likely to launch a model for consumers in 2014, but its usage has been tried all over the world and there are many interesting videos. Google Glass, which seems to fundamentally change traditional business style, but as an application example, YouTube video of firefighter Patrick Jackson (Patrick Jackson) strongly suggests its possibility (^ ^) in advance Even if there is no accurate information or knowledge, appropriate measures can be taken with support from the headquarters specialist, database, artificial intelligence. When applied to disaster relief, medical workers, maintenance of machinery and equipment, etc., you may change your work style (^ ^) JAL staff is asking for "advanced business style" at the airport "Google Glass" CNET Japan) To make it wearable outside the business field does not feel elements such as high-tech and communication devices, design that does not make people feel uncomfortable is indispensable. I think that it is most important to get into people's lifestyles and fashion. Google is the world's largest eyewear manufacturer and is the world's largest eyewear manufacturer, Bvlgari, Burberry, Chanel, D & G, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, Miu Miu, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo , Versace and so on, we seem to have such a purpose to partner with Luxottica. Google Glass in Prada design like this (TechCrunch Japan) Google Glass à la Prada (YouTube) This glasses, there are impacts (^ ^) As a "smart tourist information infrastructure", to support local governments working by industry, academia and government collaboration For the purpose, this is done using the real machine of Google Glass, which the China Bureau of Commerce issued the license of the Experimental Testing Authority, which means "the first public demonstration to be carried out in the country for the first time". Google Read more

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