Magic Leap has been working on its mixed reality headset for quite some time now and after months of speculation about when the unit will start shipping, the company today confirmed that the Magic Leap One Creator Edition is finally shipping today in “select areas” of the United States. The $2,295 Creator Edition isn’t a development kit. Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz refers to it as a “full-blown, working consumer-grade product.”
The headset is more suited to qualified designers and developers. It was confirmed last month that AT&T will provide data for the headset and will also be the exclusive wireless distributor of Magic Leap products in the country. Despite the agreement with AT&T for mobile data, the unit that’s being shipped right now is meant for indoor use and thus supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi only.
The carrier will thus have demo units in select stores located across San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, and Los Angeles. The designers and developers who pick up this headset will be able to try a limited number of experience and will also be able to develop their own apps which will be distributed through the Magic Leap World store.
Those who are interested in picking one up can head over to the company’s website and search for their ZIP code. If the company is shipping the headset in that area then they can get one. If it’s not, they can get on a waitlist.
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