Apple AR faceplate, a paradigm shift

I have seen the future—and it’s disappointing and admirable.

Jon Peddie

Apple’s new Vision Pro headset has impressed many with its features, including microLED technology, 6DOF with 3D mapping, bone-conductive audio, touch, gesture, and voice controls. It can switch between augmented and virtual reality, and is compatible with Bluetooth accessories. The headset’s design and pricing raise questions, such as its field of view, handling of focus problems, and use of a headset instead of AR glasses. It is positioned as an alternative display device but has potential for more. The external battery pack, criticized by some, is comparable in size to a smartphone and can fit into a pocket. Overall, the

Enjoy full access with a TechWatch subscription!

TechWatch is the front line of JPR information gathering service, comprising current stories of interest to the graphics industry spanning the core areas of graphics hardware and software, workstations, gaming, and design.

A subscription to TechWatch includes 4 hours of consulting time to be used over the course of the subscription.

Already a subscriber? Login below

This content is restricted

Subscribe to TechWatch