Magic Leap is a startup valued at $4.5 billion, and it’s building a pair of glasses that lets users see crazy things in the real world — like a whale jumping out of a floor, for example.
Few people have tried it and spoken about it publicly, because everyone who ultimately gets a demo has to sign an NDA.
One person who has tried the cutting-edge technology is Beyonce, former employees tell Business Insider.
Employees were told to create a “mermaid” demo for Beyonce, one person said. But the superstar was bored by the demo, and no collaboration was ultimately struck.
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz loves to bring celebrities into the company’s office to check out its technology, former employees said.
Representatives for Beyonce were not immediately available for comment.