Apple may launch first augmented reality (AR) device this year, report says

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It appears Apple is nearer to launch its first-ever augmented reality (AR) device, rumoured to be known as the “Apple Glasses”. The data is coming from Ming-Chi Kuo, the well-known Apple analyst. In a notice to clients, as obtained by MacRumors, Kuo stated that Apple does have plans to launch the augmented reality device this 12 months. However, Kuo’s notice doesn’t point out AR glasses.

It is a recognized undeniable fact that Apple has been engaged on augmented reality glasses for years. Apple CEO Tim Cook sees AR, a expertise that mixes a view of the true world with computer-generated components, as the subsequent massive factor in tech. But the query is, when will Apple be prepared with its debut AR glasses?

According to The Information, Apple is predicted to launch its first augmented reality headset in 2020, adopted by a pair of AR glasses in 2023. Apple’s headset, codenamed N301, is claimed to be a slimmer model of the Oculus Quest, a digital reality headset. It is rumoured to characteristic each AR and VR capabilities. The extra sophisticated however future-ready headset will probably be a pair of AR glasses, just like high-end sun shades.

Bloomberg in the meantime stated the Apple glasses will run “rOS”, a brand new working system designed particularly for the headset. The publication additional believes that the AR/VR headset will “focus on gaming, watching the video and virtual meeting.” Both headsets being developed by Apple will use a “new 3D sensor system,” a extra superior model of the FaceID used within the present iPhones and iPads.

Many tech insiders and analysts imagine the augmented reality (AR) glasses will change smartphones within the subsequent eight to 10 years. Apple, alongside different tech firms, are all engaged on secret AR glasses tasks. The first-generation Apple Glasses will probably be depending on the iPhone for processing. It is unclear if Apple plans to launch the first AR headset this 12 months or subsequent 12 months.

Apple has had a busy 2020, regardless of the worldwide pandemic. This 12 months, nonetheless, gained’t be a lot completely different. Kuo stated Apple goals to launch a number of merchandise this 12 months, together with the AirTags, new AirPods, extra Apple Silicon Macs, new iPad Pro and MacBooks with mini-LED shows. The Cupertino, California-based tech large not too long ago launched the iPhone 12 sequence, a smaller HomePod mini, and a model new iPad Air.

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