JawaPos.com – Apple announced its latest big step in the world of Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR). This is demonstrated by the report on the development of a new headset. The company is rumored to be collaborating with several media partners, including Disney, as well as the Sony Group to develop its MR headset content
Collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, Apple is developing virtual reality (VR) content for mixed reality (MR) headsets. According to the latest report, headset it was developed in partnership with the Sony Group and will feature two very high-resolution external cameras for VR and multiple modes pass-through for Augmented Reality (AR).
Apple is also said to be updating its own Apple TV+ material to work with headphones. The news came after Bloomberg reported earlier this month that Apple plans to launch its first MR headset this year.
MR headsets allow the wearer to use real-world objects to elicit responses in cyberspace. The iPhone maker’s MR headset is expected to launch at its spring event this year and will reportedly cost around $3,000.
It should be noted that neither Disney, Apple nor Sony commented on the report. However, the news highlights Apple’s continued interest in the VR and AR space, which could open up new opportunities for media partners and content creators to engage with users in new and innovative ways.
With Apple’s reputation for tech innovation and design, it will be interesting to see what the company brings to its mixed reality headsets.
For information, Mixed Reality is a technology that combines AR and VR capabilities in one device, that device is often associated with the metaverse. Mixed Reality headsets use real objects to trigger virtual worlds to appear.
Still related to Apple and its VR devices, it has been known for quite some time that Apple is interested in this technology. Apart from cooperating with other partners, it is reported that some are being developed independently in house by Apple.
Apple’s AR/VR headset, which is said to be exhibited to the public in 2023, but the latest news says that this plan is in danger of being delayed. This rumor was blown by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who usually has the right predictions regarding Apple products. According to Apple experiencing problems in the development of the headset.