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Voice assistants are so 2018, at least that’s what you’ll be saying when and if Mica, Magic Leap’s new virtual assistant in the form of an AR avatar, starts working for you. Realistic, with facial expressions and subtle light reflections that make her more convincingly human, the virtual assistant—viewable only when you’re wearing the Magic Leap One headset--also uses computer vision to see what you’re doing, reacting with a smile or yawn, which is kind of one level above just listening for an Alexa command. Creepy, crazy, cool.
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