Latest Magic Leap patent shows off prototype AR glasses design


Magic Leap, an AR company best known for raising money, still owes consumers a product, or at least the hint of one. Thanks to a newly-released patent filing, we now have a new look at an old prototype that could be a guiding force for the direction of the $4.5 billion startup’s product design.

The design, which credits Magic Leap’s design head Gary Natsume as the inventor, isn’t quite delivering the sexiness of a pair of sunglasses but it showcases a design much more svelte than what’s been shown by Microsoft with HoloLens.

The reason Magic Leap can fit so much in such a small package is because they aren’t fitting everything in a small package, the cables you see dangling from the side are not an extra fratty pair of Croakeys, but are instead leading to external…

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