Unrelated to this research, Magic Leap was awarded a patent yesterday for “a compact optical see-through head-mounted display capable of combining, a see-through image path with a virtual image path,” where virtual objects can actually obstruct real ones.

Rony Abovitz, CEO and cofounder of the company, invited developers to work with the company’s headset in May, and has hinted at a 2017 unveiling.

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