An Apple VR headset is reportedly in improvement, and it appears the tech large’s received large plans. Believed to be known as Apple Reality, this seems to be a combined actuality (MR) headset with VR and AR capabilities, related to Meta Quest Pro. Thanks to latest job listings, we’ve now discovered Apple is making ready a brand new metaverse.
A brand new contender for finest VR headset, we’ve identified for a while that an Apple VR headset might problem Oculus Quest 2. However, Apple’s system could possibly be considerably extra highly effective, and a number of leaks recommend it comes with twin 4K OLED microdisplays, eye monitoring, and a strong M2 processing chip. These particulars are unconfirmed on the time of writing, however the rumoured $2,000 to $3,000 price ticket is a bit extra comprehensible if that’s correct.
Spotted by Bloomberg, a latest job itemizing confirms Apple’s working with different builders to “build tools and frameworks to enable connected experiences in a 3D mixed-reality world.” Conceptually, this sounds related to Meta’s Horizon Worlds on Quest and PC VR, however don’t count on Apple to name it a metaverse. At a latest Wall Street Journal convention, Apple government Greg Joswiak claimed it’s “a word I’ll never use.”
We don’t know when Apple’s VR headset is coming, but it surely’s including elevated competitors for Quest 2. While Pico 4 reportedly hasn’t met gross sales expectations after its latest launch, HTC’s new standalone VR headset has additionally leaked. Called the HTC Vive Flowcus, that’s focusing on an identical viewers to the Quest Pro, doubtlessly costing over $1,000. Whatever occurs subsequent, it’ll be an thrilling yr for VR.