Apple has announced that Dan Riccio, its SVP of Hardware Engineering, will be transitioning to a new role reporting to CEO Tim Cook. At the same time, its Vice President of Hardware Engineering, John Ternus, has been promoted to lead Apple's hardware engineering across the company as a member of the executive team. Reading between the lines, the executive shuffle could mean that Apple's rumored AR/VR headset could indeed be inching closer to shipping.
Apple's upcoming mixed reality headset (AR and VR) will apparently be "a pricey, niche precursor" to the company's eventual augmented reality glasses, which is being described as a way more ambitious project that's taking longer to develop than originally anticipated.
Apple's augmented reality (AR) glasses are expected to arrive in 2021, and now Sony has been mentioned as a probably supplier of sophisticated OLED panels for the rumored accessory.
According to a report Wednesday from Bloomberg, the Apple TV+ streaming service may incorporate augmented reality (AR)-based bonus content ahead of the company's rumored headset in 2022 thought yo be built around augmented and virtual reality (VR).
Apple has apparently acquired Spaces, an augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technology startup that was spun out from DreamWorks Animation in 2016, for an undisclosed sum.
It's been taken for granted that Apple wants to build an augmented reality accessory rather than a virtual reality device, but a new report Friday from Bloomberg paints a picture of the company's AR/VR team altering their original plans due to internal divisions.
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman yesterday alleged that Apple has acquired a virtual-reality startup, called NextVR, and within hours its Android app was pulled from the Play Store.
Apple has made another acquisition in the virtual reality market, this time a startup who has already made a name for itself thanks to its innovative ways of using the technology.
Less than three years after announcing support for macOS, Valve has decided to drop support for Apple's desktop operating system.
Apple's oft-rumored augmented reality headset project seems to be chugging along with a new report Thursday suggesting that the iPhone maker might be testing the unreleased accessory with a ten pin bowling game and a controller that resembles HTC's Vive Focus.
Apple is rumored to be working on an advanced augmented reality headset. Its latest patent filing offers a glimpse into how accurate and reliable gaze tracking could permit users to interact with a computer-generated environment more easily than with hands.
Apple is rumored to be building an augmented reality headset that should release sometime next year, and now it has been revealed that the tech giant recently hired Arthur van Hoff, one of the co-founders of Disney-backed Jaunt VR, for its growing augmented reality team.