Revealed: Apple's augmented reality rumors will sync with your iPhone to display games, maps and messages
- A new report suggests that Apple's AR headset will display text, games and more.
- The report also suggests that Apple thinks the device could replace the iPhone.
- Apple's top analyst says Apple could launch an AR headset in 2020
Apple's augmented reality headset is coming into focus with a new round of reports suggesting that the device will be equipped with several essential tools.
Bloomberg reports that the technology giant's upcoming augmented reality headsets – which the report refers to as "glasses" – will sync with iPhone to display maps, messages, games, and email.
The company is also considering making its application store hardware accessible.
According to Bloomberg, the glasses will also come with holographic lenses that are likely to serve as the device's technical backbone and bring your AR experience to life by superimposing digital screens in real life.
It is rumored that Apple is developing its own pair of augmented reality glasses. The technology giant filed a patent (pictured above) this year that gives an idea of what might be developing behind closed doors.
A recent company patent application suggests that Apple is adopting a technology described as a "display device". which uses a futuristic holographic reflective sound combiner.
Apple seems to think that this holographic technology – which apparently can reflect light in one's environment – could merge objects more evenly rendered into the headset display, increasing depth of field and reducing eye fatigue and nausea. often associated with RA and VR Technology.
According to Bloomberg, Apple is currently hiring game developers and graphic designers to help pioneer the device category and even prepare the product as a potential replacement for the iPhone.
A recent research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a knack for correctly predicting Apple's upcoming hardware, previously suggested that the tech giant could have the glasses ready by the first half of 2020.
Kuo's note also predicts that Apple will partner with & # 39; third party brands & # 39; to design the headset.
Similarly, Facebook has partnered with Rayban to work on its own pair of augmented reality glasses for the next one to two years.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AIR AND VR?
Virtual reality is a computer generated simulation of an environment or situation.
- Immerse the user making them feel in simulated reality through images and sounds
- For example, in VR, you might feel like you're climbing a mountain while sitting at home.
In contrast, augmented reality places computer-generated images on top of an existing reality.
- AR is developed in applications to bring digital components to the real world.
- For example, in the Pokemon Go app, characters seem to appear in real-world scenarios.
Bloomberg suggests that, unlike Apple's headsets, Facebook won't have augmented reality, but it will work similarly to Snapchat Spetacles and will work to make calls, take photos and more.
Kuo's predictions come in the wake of several other hints that Apple may be ahead of time in developing its first augmented reality glasses.
Last month, MacRumors said it saw documentation of an internal version of iOS 13 for what appears to be support for an augmented reality headset.
These documents showed evidence of what MacRumors reports is a mysterious application & # 39; STARTester & # 39; which can switch to a head-mounted mode, as well as code designed to run stereo-enabled AR applications that the jack said implies the existence of a headset.
The documents also suggest that Apple may have a prototype of the device that is codenamed "Garta".
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