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Friday, July 12, 2019

What happens to Apple's AR/VR project: Everything you need to know


A source familiar with the matter quoted report published by a Taiwan-based daily newspaper DigiTimes has confirmed that Apple has temporarily discontinued working on "Virtual reality" (VR) and "Augmented reality" (AR) handsets.

Meanwhile, Steve Troughton-Smith, an app developer has said that Apple has not stopped working on the AR/VR project, but calling the move of termination of AR glass “unlikely” he said his “impression was that they were coming even sooner.” reports Times of India.

According to the original report of the DigiTimes published today, Apple has only disbanded the team of AR/VR handset in May and the engineers were transferred to other product developments.

Some reports claim that Microsoft HoloLens co-creator Avi Bar-Zeev, the backbone of the project — is said to be the person behind the Apple AR department. With Avi's resignation, the company might have temporarily suspended the AR division.

What is AR/VR to you — According to Apple, the virtual reality glasses to come with full Eye protection that will be supported by compatible Smartphones. Apple augmented reality, on the other hand, is to be a new way to use technology that transforms daily life such as how people learn, work, play and connect with the world.

We would love to see this technology that is claimed to be integrated with AI-led tasks. Apple says that this technology will be useful for solving the problems.

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