Magic Leap boss wants a broader metaverse vision

Peggy Johnson, chief executive of the leading AR and VR firm, sees far more potential in the field than is yet being tapped by Zuckerberg

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
28th November, 2021
Magic Leap boss wants a broader metaverse vision
Peggy Johnson of Magic Leap at the Web Summit in Lisbon: ‘the bigger opportunity is AR’. Picture: Sportsfile

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision of the metaverse is too limited, according to Peggy Johnson, chief executive of Magic Leap.

“It’s great that they are jumping in but it’s a little bit limiting right now because they are focused on consumer VR [virtual reality],” Johnson told Connected. “That’s where they have their base and when they talk about metaverse, it’s in that context.

“It’s...

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