Back in December, former employees of the super-secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap were circulating rumors that the company was way behind on its goals.
Unless the plan is for users to wear a Ghostbusters-style proton pack, it certainly looks like that is true.
According to Business Insider, this is what the Magic Leap prototype looked like as of early January:
So far, Magic Leap has not confirmed the legitimacy of the photo and Gizmodo has reached out for an official statement.
An updated prototype will be presented at the meeting that will house the components in belt packs rather than a backpack.
The December report from The Information claimed that one of the biggest issues facing the company is its inability to shrink down its tech to a size that s feasible for a commercial product: