The developer of the mysterious points of augmented reality Magic Leap attracted another $ 461 million in The project was invested by Saudi investors from state investment fund.
Thanks to them the start-up budget stepped over the mark in $ 2.3 billion investment. AND This is despite the fact that the work on the project is conducted in strict secrecy on for 6 years, and the Magic Leap itself is not released on the market is still one product. All that is Is fragmentary information from of the profile press (some journalists are they let him in laboratory of the company) and several clips of two years ago.
What is Magic Leap
On paper is the most progressive glasses of augmented reality in world. Magic Leap One consists of points with six external cameras and sensors, computational module and controller. Although the company also support voice commands, gestures and tracking eye movements. To create a 3D image, the startup has developed a mysterious light field technology. FROM Using the cameras, the glasses scan the space and create an environment map. This allows you to remember the location of virtual objects, even when the user exits room. By words of a few people who had time to try glasses, they have a much better field of view than Microsoft HoloLens, and The picture is so clear that it is impossible to distinguish individual pixels.
More about development of Magic Leap and participation in project director " Lord of the Rings " Peter Jackson can be read in this great material.