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Apple AR headset concept improves detection of movement and positioning

Interacting with an AR headset would be a breeze if it could project virtual controls into the real world. Apple developed a new method for using cameras to accurately track finger movements, enabling

Apple’s Reality Converter simplifies creating 3D augmented reality objects

Apple’s Reality Converter gives developers a free tool to convert, view, and customize 3D objects into USDZ, the file format Apple uses for augmented reality content. This is clearly part of the

New 3D sensor in 2020 iPad Pro could accelerate Apple AR

An iPad Pro in development for next year will be the first with a 3D scanner capable of creating digital representations of real-world objects, according to an unconfirmed report. This will supposedly

Apple AR is here. Did you notice? [Cult of Mac Magazine 319]

Who needs Apple AR glasses? The era of Apple augmented reality is already here. You just might not have noticed it. Here’s a look at where we are — and where we might be headed. Get that glimpse of

Apple snaps up virtual reality experts to boost AR push

Apple confirms it purchased a company that makes virtual reality and motion The acquisition of iKinema could bolster the iPhone maker’s augmented relativity offerings, especially

Apple’s AR glasses team gets a new, no-nonsense leader

The top-secret group at Apple developing a pair of Augmented Reality glasses reportedly has a new leader. Kim Vorrath has been with the company for many years, and is now in charge of all Apple’s AR

Apple wants to put AR navigation in your car

Apple is exploring ways to build augmented reality into Apple Maps. Rather than top-down views of roads and intersections, the company is considering overlaying route information onto live views of

Apple AR glasses concept is both futuristic and retro

An artist created a vision for a set of augmented reality glasses running a new Apple operating system. His concept video is built around the strong evidence that Apple is designing just such a

Apple’s VR headset could pack motorized headband system

Engineers are apparently working on an innovative design for the head-mounted display Apple is secretly developing: the company requested a patent for a motorized adjustment system. Apple doesn’t

Noted analyst lists four ways that 5G will be a huge win for Apple

The faster cellular data networks being rolled out now will bring tremendous benefits to Apple, according to a well-known industry analyst. Gene Munster even said today, “Apple will be one of 5G’s

Apple names senior exec to promote its augmented reality initiatives

Apple’s augmented reality efforts have a new spokesperson. Frank Casanova has been named head of marketing for Apple’s AR offerings. Apple has been hard at work in this area for years, but its

HoloLens creator leaves Apple AR headset team

One of the designers of Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality (AR) smartglasses has left Apple. Although exactly what Avi Bar-Zeev was working on is a secret, it was almost certainly a project to
You Can Now Use Your iPhone To Try On Warby Parker Glasses

You Can Now Use Your iPhone To Try On Warby Parker Glasses

Customers can project a pair of glasses on their face.

2019 iPad could sport revolutionary 3D scanning tech

Apple is all-in on augmented reality. This requires sensing the objects around the computer and user, which is why Apple reportedly intends to build its new “Time of Flight” laser scanning technology

Apple hiring a neuroscientist, possibly for its mystery AR headset

Apple employs a broad range of people, from software developers to retail staff. And soon, at least one neuroscientist. The company is seeking an expert in sensory perception, suggesting the scientist

Apple Car could drive off the lot in only 5 years

One of the secret-but-not-really-secret projects Apple is working on is a self-driving vehicle. A well-respected analyst just gave his estimate of when this will be released. Not only does Ming-Chi

Apple could rake in $11 billion from augmented reality

Augmented Reality (AR) is still an emerging technology, but Apple is poised to profit from it significantly. Or that’s the prediction of one analyst anyway. And all the extra billions in revenue

Apple augmented reality system could make us better drivers

Bad drivers may soon get some crucial tips on the road from Apple, if the company’s latest patent ever becomes a reality. While everyone in tech is working on driverless car systems, it appears that

Developer demos ‘portable hole’ augmented reality effect with ARKit

Taking a journey down virtual rabbit holes may not be far away. With the Pokemon Go craze now a thing of the past, developers are looking for other uses for augmented reality. Peder Norrby has created
Amazon Takes a Trip In Virtual and Augmented Reality