Google Magic Leap

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  • Google and Magic Leap announced they are entering into a strategic partnership.
  • The partnership will combine Magic Leap’s expertise in AR and optics with Google’s technology platforms.
  • It’s unknown if the partnership will result in a new AR device.

Google has canceled and revived its AR glasses project (Project Iris) multiple times. Despite its tumultuous relationship with the XR space, it doesn’t look like Google is giving up on augmented reality any time soon as it has entered into a partnership with Magic Leap.

On Thursday, Magic Leap announced in a blog post that it has formed a strategic partnership with Google. According to the post, the partnership will combine Magic Leap’s AR expertise and optics leadership with Google’s technology platforms. We have reached out to Google for further comment and will update this article accordingly.