Magic Leap debuts its highly anticipated augmented reality hardware

The ultra secretive AR startup finally reveals the goods.
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After a mountain of rumors, Magic Leap finally reveals the hardware that many say could be a gamechanger for AR and possibly how we use technology in the near future. The Magic Leap One uses what the company calls "Digital Lightfield Technology" combined with environment mapping, tracking, and soundfield audio to create a realistic experience. 

Examples of these experiences include the ability to pull an object out of a store and view it in full 3D, right in front of your eyes or having unlimited displays of every size, potentially eliminating the need for a traditional monitor. This is all powered by a compact computer that sits at your hip, which is also accompanied by a controller with haptic feedback. 

Though it's not yet ready for consumers, a Creator Edition of the Magic Leap One and an SDK will be available in 2018. 

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