Leaked photos of Magic Leap, the augmented reality prototype, made people curious about its performance. The product is bound to create digital images which for the user will look just like the real world. The company has collaborated with several tech giants to make this dream come true. Their project was estimated at $4.5 billion.
Nevertheless, Magic Leap has received accusations concerning the fact that they promise the impossible and they may have misunderstood their progress. Among the charges, there was mentioned a promo video which was released in 2015. The video was, in fact, a simulation developed by a special effects company, not revealing the production of the actual product.
Last year, some reports categorized the augmented reality prototype as using disappointing technology. In response to those mean comments, others have even claimed that Magic Leap is on the verge of being destroyed by a series of unfulfilled advertisements. The newly leaked pictures may fuel the reduction of hype regarding this revolutionary product.
Some tech employees and editors have photographed Magic Leap, also capturing the battery pack which the user is bound to wear it whenever using the product. Nevertheless, critics should not forget that this is just a prototype. Some media sources revealed that a better version of the augmented reality prototype with a refined setup, installed on a belt instead of using a backpack, will be utilized for a demonstration for the board of the company next week.
However, some say the pictures leaked still boost concerns regarding the progress of this amazing device. Even though the goal of the developers looks to be extremely difficult to be achieved, critics should give them a little credit to demonstrate what they are capable of doing. Specialists worry about the implementation of so much equipment and hardware which needs to be wear by the user whether as a backpack or a belt.
Some argued that back in 2013 Google’s Glass was able to comprise an entirely functional computer together with an image projector into a device of the size of a thumb. Let’s not forget about the AR device HoloLens developed by Microsoft. Their product is already available in a developer edition, being comprised of the form of a bulky headset.
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