AR/VR Headset

Apple’s AR/VR Headset Predicted to Launch in January 2023: Kuo

According to a recent analysis of the VR/AR headset industry from TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the upcoming launch of Apple's mixed reality (MR) headset will disrupt the entire space and spur competition. Meta, which has historically led the AR/VR movement, is reportedly reining in spending on hardware due to the economic recession. As...

Apple Trademark Filings for ‘realityOS’ Point to Possible Mixed Reality Announcement at WWDC

Details found within trademark filings for "realityOS," the operating system for Apple's long-rumoured mixed reality headset, point to a possible announcement at the company's upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), slated for June 6-10, as noted by @Parker Ortolani (via MacRumors). https://twitter.com/ParkerOrtolani/status/1530731346716409864 Two separate trademark filings for realityOS that were submitted on December 8, 2021, have...

Apple Virtual Headset Reportedly Completes Production Test Ahead of 2022 Launch

According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple's long-rumoured mixed reality headset has successfully completed key production tests and is expected to debut towards the end of this year (via MacRumors). The information comes from Apple's component suppliers for the AR/VR headset, who said that pre-production units have supposedly passed second-phase engineering validation tests (EVT 2)....

Apple VR/AR Headset Said to Have Multiple OLED Displays: Report

According to display analyst Ross Young, Apple's upcoming AR/VR headset, which is heavily rumoured to be launching sometime this year, will feature three OLED displays (via MacRumors). Young said in a research report shared on Tuesday that Apple's mixed reality headset will be equipped with two micro OLED panels for the primary displays, along with...

Apple Reportedly Poaches Meta’s Comms Director in Charge of AR

In this week's edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman reports that Apple has hired Andrea Schubert, communications and public relations head for Meta Platforms Inc.'s Augmented Reality (AR) efforts, previously known as Oculus (via Apple 3.0: Philip Elmer‑DeWitt): Apple hires Meta’s augmented reality communications lead ahead of its 2022 headset launch. As I’ve covered extensively, next...

Check Out These New Design Renders of Apple’s Upcoming Reality Headset

Based on illustrations created with reliable information shared by The Information earlier this year, concept designer Ian Zelbo has shared some amazing new renders of Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headset (via 9to5Mac).  Dubbed ‘Apple View,’ Zelbo's concept renders are our best look yet at a near-final design of Apple’s rumoured AR/VR headset expected to launch as early...