There aren't many Apple-branded products that live solely in the rumor mill anymore, aside from the likes of the Apple Car. But the company's headset, which could be a mixed-reality headset, is certainly one of them. There were expectations that the new device could finally see its big unveiling happen in 2022. But that may not be the case any longer.
The rumor mill has been working on the idea of an Apple-branded augmented reality and/or virtual reality headset for quite some time. And we may even get to see it this year, if some of those rumors pan out. But we're not quite done working through the details ahead of any official announcements.
Developing an augmented reality/mixed reality headset is one thing. Probably the most important thing when you're talking about AR headsets! But that's not the total package, because future owners of that headset will need some way to actually interact with things if they want a truly robust experience.
The long-rumored Apple AR headset that would overlay computer imagery on top of the real world is reportedly “approaching liftoff,” Morgan Stanley analysts predicted.
TF International Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo, who is the world's top analyst when it comes to predicting Apple's future moves, has reiterated his earlier prediction that Apple plans to showcase its heavily-rumored mixed reality (MR) headset sometime in 2022.
It has been rumored for quite some time that Apple is working on various virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets/glasses. And now a new rumor says Apple may be waiting to unveil one of those devices for an in-person event.
Apple is aiming to keep the weight of its visor-like mixed reality (MR) headset under 150 grams, or half as much as typical virtual reality (VR) headsets that weigh in at more than 300 grams.
Apple could launch a mixed reality headset in 2022, with a new report claiming the rumored device would feature a sophisticated user-friendly system to precisely track the user's gaze.
Apple's rumored mixed reality (MR) headset could incorporate a bunch of cameras to offer image pass-through operations in both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) modes.
Apple may release an extremely lightweight mixed reality (MR) headset next year that would combine the best features of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) products.
It appears that Apple's rumored headset is indeed getting real, with a new supply-chain report naming chip maker TSMC as the supplier of micro OLED displays for use in the device.
Interesting details regarding Apple's upcoming augmented reality and virtual reality products continue trickling in, with a new report spitting out fresh information about the technical specifications of the first Apple-branded mixed reality headset accessory.