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The first joint photo of the Magic Leap 2 AR headset with a larger field of view – Games – News

Magic Leap 2 augmented reality glasses have a larger field of view than their predecessor, and look different and smaller. That’s what CEO Peggy Johnson said in a blog post she wrote on Magic Leap. The glasses should be on the market in 2022.

Magic Leap has lifted one side of the veil around the upcoming Magic Leap 2 augmented reality glasses. This is what CEO Peggy Johnson did in a file editorial On the Magic Leap website, looking back on her first year as president of the company. Above the article is an invisible photo of the glasses from before. This one has a different look than First generation magic lip It looks more like regular glasses. The different cameras on the front of the glasses have been moved and the glasses have become slimmer and have slimmer legs. Earlier, Johnson said the glasses are twenty percent lighter than their predecessor. It weighed about 280 grams.

In the opinion piece, Johnson writes about a larger field of view for Magic Leap 2 than the previous generation. In contrast to the previous generation’s 16:10 field of view, the Magic Leap 2 has a field of view of approximately 3:4, judging by the photo accompanying the article. Magic Leap 2 also promises better opacity, which makes the glasses more suitable for use in bright environments.

The company recently raised an additional $500 million in an investment round and is now valued at $2 billion, according to Johnson. The headset is expected to hit the market in early 2022. In an interview with Protocol from April of this year Johnson already said that He said the glasses should be available to early adopters by the end of 2021.

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AR headset is Do not target consumers, but in business applications, such as healthcare. Johnson about this in editorial That there are partnerships with Ericsson for use in factories hero To develop an AR application for ophthalmologists, including for use in eye examinations, and with Farmers Insurance to train insurance agents. Magic Leap also works with Google Cloud, PTC, Nvidia, and VMWare to develop software and tools for the headset.