There has been a lot of buzz lately surrounding the potential release of an Apple VR headset in June of 2023. While there has been no official confirmation from Apple, many industry experts and insiders have suggested that the company is actively working on developing a cutting-edge virtual reality headset that could change the game for the tech industry.
What do my sources say?
My sources are quite about this. I mean really quiet, most of the time I can get them to say something, even if it’s in a roundabout way. But NOPE! Not even a peep! Nobody is talking to me at all. This tells me the NDA and internal security are really vigilant on this project. Mixed with the rumor that Apple is diverting 40% of its R&D on this project!
Hell even with the iPad I was able to get someone to say they were working on something they could not talk about!
So what is the big deal?
As we all know, Apple has a long history of taking existing technologies and making them better. The iPhone is a prime example of this. Before the iPhone, smartphones were clunky and difficult to use. But Apple changed the game by introducing a user-friendly interface and sleek design that made it easy for anyone to use a smartphone.
So what could an Apple VR headset bring to the table? Well, for starters, it could revolutionize the way we experience virtual reality. While VR has been around for several years, it has yet to gain mainstream popularity due to the high costs and clunky hardware that is required. However, with Apple’s reputation for making technology more accessible, it’s possible that an Apple VR headset could change all of that.
One of the most significant advantages of an Apple VR headset could be its ease of use. Apple is known for creating user-friendly interfaces that are intuitive and easy to navigate, so it’s possible that the company could create a VR headset that is just as easy to use. This could open up the world of VR to a wider audience, including those who are less tech-savvy.
Another advantage of an Apple VR headset could be its design. Apple is known for creating sleek, aesthetically pleasing products, and there’s no reason to believe that an Apple VR headset would be any different. This could make it more appealing to consumers who may have been turned off by the clunky, unattractive design of other VR headsets on the market.
In conclusion, while there’s no official confirmation that Apple is working on a VR headset, the rumors suggest that it’s a very real possibility. If Apple does release a VR headset in 2023, it could change the game for the tech industry by making virtual reality more accessible and user-friendly than ever before. Only time will tell if these rumors come to fruition, but one thing is for sure: an Apple VR headset would be a game-changer.
Why would Apple VR be different from what already exists? One word Developers
That is right developers! What is the point of a VR headset if nobody is building apps for it. Apple has one of the largest number of independent developers working on iPhone and iPad Apps. Where there is money to make there is development. This way you may not know what a Zune is.
Other rumored features
All the features below are only speculation and guesses from sources that I consider good but… you never know they may be just trying to drum up clicks (Just like me)
A headset you can wear all the time.
One of the biggest problems with VR is that you are limited to a very small area in its use. Smartphones have become a big deal in computers because you can bring them everywhere. If Apple can find a way to make it so the VR headset can be used in our daily life that will be a game changer
No more VR sickness
So if you have ever used VR .. there is this feeling that will make you sick. This is caused when the video has a microsecond delay between your movement and the video output. I have read blogs that state that Apple has found a way to solve this problem
AR / VR Modes
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are two distinct but related technologies. VR involves creating a completely immersive digital environment that the user can interact with, usually through a headset or other specialized hardware. In contrast, AR involves overlaying digital information onto the user’s real-world environment, typically through a smartphone or other mobile device.
While both technologies involve creating a digital experience, they differ in terms of the level of immersion and interaction. VR is more immersive, as it completely replaces the real-world environment with a digital one, whereas AR is less immersive, as it adds digital elements to the user’s real-world environment. Additionally, VR is typically more interactive, as the user can physically move and interact with the digital environment, whereas AR is more passive, as the user simply views the digital elements overlaid onto their real-world environment.
If Apple can find a way to make this work it will be a game changer. Most headsets do either VR or AR really well but will leave the second category lacking.
I really like the idea of having a Facetime meeting in a VR environment. I think this will be a very interesting feature that I would work really well or totally bomb!
Will I get an Apple VR headset?
You betcha! I am already saving up for one. This means that when it comes out I will get one for the shop and will offer classes on how to use one. Unfortunately, it will be some time before I will have access to refurbished devices.