Magic Leap, the mysterious company Google and other technology giants invested $542 million in last year, has released a new video teasing a trippy video game experience. Augmented reality enthusiasts all around the globe had their jaws touching the ground after Magic Leap released a video teasing an augmented future. Surmised in just a word. Mindboggling!
Magic leap is a US based company researching over augmented reality devices which superimposes 3D computer-generated imagery over real world objects, by projecting a digital light field into the user's eye.The company was founded by Rony Abovitz in October 2014. Since then the company has been keeping a very low profile working on concepts of augmented reality and computer vision until it got a mighty venture funding of $542 million from Google, Qualcomm, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins.
The company aims to build a device that will seamlessly blend the computer generated graphics with the real world.
The team at Magic Leap comprises of highly skilled personnel viz. rocket scientists, artificial intelligence masters, next generation programmers, physicists to name a few. The company says, "our team dug deep into the physics of the visual world, and dug deep into the physics and processes of our visual and sensory perception.
The video posted on Youtube shows a person having access to websites, apps, emails etc in the form of floating airborne virtual icons. The player is shown to be playing a game in which there's presence of physical weapons and firepower which is more real than you can probably imagine.
CEO Rony Abovitz said, "what is remarkable is how well the human body and mind respond when technology respects biology, so truly magical experiences become possible."
"In this new world of the intimate relationship between computing and human sensory systems, Magic Leap is bending its proprietary technology to meet the very human needs of our future users and co-creators."