Apple’s working on a powerful, wireless headset for both AR, VR

The headset, which would straddle the two technologies and tap into #Apple's own chips, is slated for 2020. It’s the biggest sign of #Apple’s interest in virtual reality. [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made


The company is working on a headset capable of running both #AR and #VR technology, according to a person familiar with #Apple's plans.
#Apple's headset would connect to a dedicated box using a high-speed, short-range wireless technology, according to a person familiar with the company's plans.
Consumers are expected to buy 22 million #VR and #AR headsets and glasses this year, according to a report from CCS Insight.
Samsung partnered with Oculus — the #VR headset pioneer bought by Facebook for more than $2 billion — on virtual reality headsets that use Samsung smartphones.
The 8K displays in #Apple's new headset, meanwhile, would help the #VR and #AR images look more lifelike.

Opinion… * Man-Made


#Apple is working on a headset capable of running both #AR and #VR technology. The plans so far, list an 8K display for each eye that would be untethered from a computer or smartphone. #Trend

Source: Cnet