Apple rumored to be preparing AR glasses and 'rOS' for 2020

AR glasses are on the way, with Apple rumored to be ramping up for 2020.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Nov 10 2017 1:39 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:53 AM CST

We've heard it before, but Apple is working on augmented reality products with a new report from Bloomberg saying the company would be reading to show off its AR tech in 2019, shipping AR glasses in 2020.

Apple rumored to be preparing AR glasses and 'rOS' for 2020 | TweakTown.com

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been into AR for quite a while now, with the first seed being planted in the AR garden with Cook revealing ARKit, allowing iOS devices to run augmented reality apps and experiences. Apple's release of AR glasses would drive this home, but the company needs its own custom chip that can handle the graphics and computational tasks required, which will be in real-time, and something that you wear.

The new AR glasses would be interacted with through head gestures, voice commands that you'd use Siri with, or a touchscreen-based remote. Apple is expected to unveil rOS with its AR glasses, which stands for reality operating system.

NEWS SOURCE:bloomberg.com

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