Apple has been quietly — and at occasions not-so-quietly — making a giant play within the discipline of augmented actuality (AR). So far, the usage of AR has been restricted to software program with the iPhone and iPad being the automobiles for the tech. However, for a very long time now rumours have been circulating about an Apple AR gadget. Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shed some mild on the rumoured Apple AR headset.
According to a report by 9to5Mac, Kuo in an traders’ word has mentioned that the Apple AR headset might have as many as 15 cameras. The most blatant query to ask right here is why 15 cameras? The concept is to gather as a lot knowledge from outdoors world and to trace the person’s eye actions with utmost precision. “This will allow them to increase apparent rendering fidelity by targeting only what the user is currently looking at, rather than the entire human field of view,” states the report by 9to5Mac.
Kuo had earlier mentioned that the Apple AR headset could be priced round $1,000. As per Kuo, the present prototypes of the headset weigh round 200-300 grams and Apple is aiming to lowered it to 100-200 grams.
The Apple AR headset will reportedly use Sony’s micro-OLED shows. “Although Apple has been focusing on AR, we think the hardware specifications of this product can provide an immersive experience that is significantly better than existing VR products. We believe that Apple may highly integrate this helmet with video-related applications (e.g., Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, etc.) as one of the key selling points,” Kuo had famous in an earlier investor word printed in March 2021.