May 18, 2022

Apple AR/VR headset set to go into mass production later this year

Apple It is rumored to launch its first AR/VR headset in late 2022. The headset would go into mass production this fall (August/September). According to a report from DigiTimes, industry sources revealed that the upcoming device has completed production testing and will go into production in the coming months. “Apple’s first AR headset, primarily targeting professional vertical market applications, is expected to undergo EVT3 soon and enter volume production in August-September before hitting the market by the end of the year. , the sources said. read the report.
Apple’s mixed reality headset is one of the company’s most talked about products. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the device will be equipped with two processors including a 4nm chip and a 5nm chip. He thought the helmet would weigh between 300 and 400 grams. He also said the device will be able to deliver performance over the M1 chipsets the company uses in MacBooks. Other rumors suggest that the device will also be equipped with advanced sensors for environment and gesture detection.
The next device is rumored to have a three-screen setup. According to reports, Apple will combine two Micro OLED displays and an AMOLED panel in the headset. A report from 9to5Mac suggests that we could see the device with a new operating system in 2022. The report reveals that references to “realityOS” have been found in the dyld open source repository and in download logs of the App Store. This means the headset will have its own App Store where third-party developers can share augmented reality and virtual reality apps.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman thought SharePlay and Memojis could be central to the FaceTime experience on Apple’s mixed reality headset. Introduced with iOS 15, the SharePlay feature gives users the ability to stream movies, TV, music, and other media using FaceTime. When a user plays a media, the playback starts immediately for the whole group at the same time.