If we take a look at Apple’s patent filings, it is evident that the company has been working on both VR and AR for over a decade. They have been exploring headsets, glasses, and even special VR technology that can be used in cars. But do they have anything in store? Anything that’s coming in hot?
The truth is, we don’t know yet. A rumor has been going around that Apple is hard at work developing a serious headset that will blow all others out of the water. It has a code name of T288, is supposed to be an 8K headset, and it should be released sometime this year. Some have speculated that it was supposed to be out in 2019, but that obviously didn’t happen. All we can do now is wait and see.
In conjunction with a VR headset, Apple is also allegedly working on ‘smart glasses’, a set of AR glasses that would primarily be an additional display for the iPhone. Just like with a VR headset, we’re not sure of the exact specs of these glasses, when they’re supposed to be released, and what exactly the public would be able to do with them.