Mixed Reality

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 Tapped Jon Favreau to Create Content for VR Headset Coming in 2023: Report

Apple has contracted Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Elf) and other Hollywood directors to create video content and mixed reality experiences for its much-anticipated AR/VR headset — reports The New York Times. Favreau previously executive produced Prehistoric Planet, an Apple TV+ natural history documentary that premiered last week. According to three people familiar with the matter,...

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...

Tim Cook Continues to Hint at Apple’s Ambition to Enter AR Market

Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to drop hints about the company's ambitions to enter the augmented reality (AR) space. The Independent got a chance to interview Cook during his visit with UK-based app developer ustwo, the creators of the iOS game Monument Valley. Aside from positive commentary regarding Apple's developer community and vague mentions of an innovation-packed...

Occipital Bridge Turns Your iPhone Into a Mixed-Reality Headset

Today, Occipital announced that it is launching a new mixed reality platform, which is built upon depth-sensing technologies, called Bridge. The headset will start shipping in March for $399, however, if you are an eager developer, you can spend $499 to get an Explorer Edition shipped next week. The company first showed off the headset...