In 2014, Google led a $542 million investment in Magic Leap. Even though the augmented reality startup is now valued at $4.5 billion, there are still no concrete details about its technology. A patent filing (via QZ) today, however, might just provide the first glimpse into what Magic Leap’s headset actually looks like.
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Google may be the first company to attempt to turn augmented reality eyewear into a mass-market product, but the concept itself is nothing new. The Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara has collected together more than 30 prototypes of augmented and virtual reality headsets, and Engadget has a comprehensive set of photos which make fascinating viewing.
We’re sharing a few of them below the break, from the crude to the close-to-Glass-like … expand full story