Patent shows possible augmented-reality glasses Magic Leap

Jun

8

2016

A patent has been approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, shows a model of an augmented-reality glasses presented by Magic Leap. Thus, there appears for the first view of a possible al-glasses of the company.

The approved patent is called a design patent, which means that it is a form and not a technical innovation. In the Netherlands, this falls under the model law . The model for the head-mounted device which is presented in the patent, is a cross between a helmet and a kind of motorcycle helmet visor on the front. The material of the visor on the front is not specified in the patent.

Internet Magazine Quartz is able to report the dotted lines in a ‘design patent’ are not covered by the captured image, which means that the model probably will change. Magic Leap knew several investment rounds at more than $ 1.3 billion fetch . That money is partly of Alibaba, Google and Qualcomm.

Magic Leap patent augmentedrealitybril
Magic Leap patent augmentedrealitybril
Magic Leap patent augmentedrealitybril
Magic Leap patent augmentedrealitybril
Magic Leap patent augmentedrealitybril
Magic Leap patent augmentedrealitybril
Magic Leap patent augmentedrealitybril

Source : United States Patent and Trademark Office

In January 2015 appeared also a patent application, but there were mainly uses for the augmented-reality glasses. The then shown HMD was more like an ordinary pair of glasses, which suggested that it might be a pair of glasses that do not really get in the way with daily use.

With augmented reality is additional information about the existing world projected on a transparent screen. Although Magic Leap already showed several demonstration videos, was still not clear how the glasses would look like himself. Now there may be lifted a corner of the veil.

Earlier it was suspected to Magic Leap was doing a kind of Google Glass Plus version, but now it seems to go a full ar headset. Microsoft has also been a time with an augmented-reality project concerned with the name HoloLens . This HMD is already available for developers, but not for the general public.

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