News broke this morning that Google, alongside a number of venture capital firms, led a $542 million investment in a mysterious startup named Magic Leap. The company is promising to “build a rocket ship for the mind” that will completely reinvent the way we experience the world. Founder Rony Abovitz calls his technology “cinematic reality” and says it goes way beyond what virtual or augmented reality have so far been able to accomplish. More at Engadget, and NYT.
Google backs Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup
2014-10-22 Google 15 Comments
In related news Apple is creating an oculus rift-like A-R display system… one that they created as opposed to buying other’s tech.
Edited 2014-10-22 02:53 UTC