For months and years puzzled the experts, was „Magic Leap“ is exactly. The makers keep a low profile and make no more than hints. un was a Video published and it hit science fiction fans two good old friends: R2-D2 and C-3PO. That's no coincidence, because of this clip was not released directly from Magic Leap, but from ILMxLAB, the „Immersive Entertainment“-Division of Lucasfilm. The total is officially as „Experiment“ titled, but here it should not remain, cooperation should be expanded and later also a commercially available product as a result. Loud Wired want Magic Leap and Lucasfilm „with Star Wars Related content“ develop. The demo here looks ever made useful…

Lucasfilm and ILM have worked with partners before, especially technical ones. Similarly, Magic Leap has worked closely with New Zealand effects house Weta for years. But this collaboration isn’t just two companies working together: it’s two groups of mad geniuses working together to take Star Wars off of the screen and onto the street.

To do that, they’ll be creating what Abovitz calls a “semi-secret” joint lab, based at ILM’s headquarters in San Francisco’s Presidio, that will house researchers and programmers from both companies, and even members of Lucasfilm’s Story Group.

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ILMxLAB and Magic Leap “Lost Droids” Mixed Reality Test