Apple All Ready to Launch Standalone AR Headsets by 2019
Apple has always focused on new technologies to bring it close to users. As the tech giant has always been seen working on Augmented Reality headsets, the company wants to experiment more with AR. And, the part of the similar plan includes getting AR backed headsets ready by 2019 as reported by Bloomberg.
“AR is going to change the way we use technology forever.” if CEO Tim Cook’s vision is to be believed. Cook revealed more about Apple’s move and the Augment Reality challenges with the launch of AR kit in iOS 11.
As per the reports on Apple latest Augmented Reality news, the new AR headsets will have their displays, brand new chip along with an exceptionally designed OS being called “rOS” or “reality operating system.” The true potential of Augmented reality apps relies on the use of headsets that offer an exceptional experience to the users while experiencing the technology.
Apple is continually working on the latest AR technology in order to offer various ways to the users that might augment their experience of using AR headsets. Right from controlling the AR powered headsets to including the head gestures and to revamping the touch panels and voice control via Siri, Apple is on the front foot to employ its best professional resource for developing augmented reality apps.
Apple’s engineers are believed to be using HTC Vive VR headsets to test the potential of the AR in the prototypes. The embedded applications will use mapping, messaging and virtual meeting rooms in order to offer fulfilling experience to the users. The designers will also be working to develop AR gaming and home designing apps as per the reports published.
If this latest augmented reality news is to be believed, Apple is all set to work on its ambitious Augmented Reality devices ready by 2019 only to ship the products by 2020 to the users. Apple’s vision with AR headsets is very much clear and if Tim Cook’s words are to be believed, AR Could definitely change the way we use the AR technology.
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