2015-10-28

Unicorn, Magic Leap, Replicating the Light Field, Visual Reality (video)



A New Way to Interact With Machines - Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz describes how his company will change the way people interact with computers and media at the WSJDLive 2015 conference in Laguna Beach, California. Published on Oct 21, 2015.

Replicating the Light Field, Visual Reality

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Magic Leap"We created something new. We call it a Dynamic Digitized Lightfield Signal™ (you can call it a Digital Lightfield™). It is biomimetic, meaning it respects how we function naturally as humans (we are humans after all, not machines). In time, we began adding a number of other technologies to our Digital Lightfield: hardware, software, sensors, core processors, and a few things that just need to remain a mystery. The result of this combination enabled our technology to deliver experiences that are so unique, so unexpected, so never-been-seen-before, they can only be described as magical."

"Magic Leap was founded by Rony Abovitz in 2010. In October 2014, when the company was still operating in stealth mode (but already reported to be working on projects relating to augmented reality and computer vision), it had raised more than $540 million of venture funding from Google, Qualcomm, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, among other investors. Richard Taylor of special effects company Weta Workshop is involved in Magic Leap alongside Abovitz. Science fiction author Neal Stephenson joined the company in December 2014. Graeme Devine is their Chief Creative Officer & Senior VP Games, Apps and Creative Experiences"- Wikipedia

Magic Leap | CrunchBase: "Augmented Reality, Video, Hardware + Software, Technology, Wearables"

Magic Leap is a Unicorn and on its way to Decacorn status: Magic Leap close to raising $1 billion - South Florida Business Journal: "Dania Beach [Florida] startup Magic Leap is close to inking a $1 billion financing round, two sources close to the deal told the South Florida Business Journal.The transaction will value the company at over $4.5 billion, the sources said. That valuation is more than twice what the company tipped the scales at in its last financing round."

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