Latest reports from various sources indicate that Apple has taken huge strides towards developing a state of the art AR/VR headset that can compete with the likes of Meta and Google. It is thought that this new product will be available to the public as soon as a few months away.
According to reports, Apple has presented its product to its board of directors, which is an inkling that the product is nearing completion and approval from the higher-ups in the chain of command. Also, Apple has nearly finished the development of RealityOS, which is an operating system that will be used by this new headset. As per estimates, it is not expected to be shown at the WWDC in June, but there are chances that we will get to see the indicators of this project’s completion software-wise.
The mixed reality headset from Apple has long made the rounds of conversation between industry observers, and recent reports have revealed major components of this headset. These include an M1 Processor, Dual 8K displays, as well as more than 12 cameras. It was reported in February that the company had finished with production tests, and of late, there have been references of the Reality OS hidden deep within the logs of the App Store.
There will be pressure on Apple to deliver, especially in the light of the Google I/O developer’s conference, where Google had previewed its work done on AR glasses which can do real-time translations. The headset from Apple is expected to be more ambitious than this as it will have a deep focus on gaming, media as well as messaging.