Apple is apparently also working on a "head-worn" iPhone accessories

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  • The Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that Apple was working on an AR Headset.
  • Kuo is known for his accurate predictions about upcoming Apple developments, for example, he said, the Retina Display and Touch ID technology.
  • According to Kuo, Apple plans are still “vague”. The product will most likely come in the second quarter of 2020 on the market.
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Apple is allegedly only a few months, to bring an Augmented Reality accessory for iPhones on the market. According to a report by the Chinese analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the first, the Portal “9to5Mac” reported.

Kuo is an Analyst at the Taiwanese consulting company TF International Securities and in the industry for his accurate Apple predictions are not known, even if his track record is perfect.

In March, Kuo reported that Apple was working on an AR glasses for the iPhone, the information would display. The Analyst predicted at the time that the Headset would be produced until the second quarter of 2020 in the series, possibly from the end of 2019.

Kuo: “On the head-worn AR devices” for iPhones come 2020

In his latest research report, Kuo writes that Apple will work with third parties to bring Augmented Reality accessories on the market. Whether it is a pair of glasses, a Headset, or something else, remains unclear. Kuo referred to in the new report merely as a “head-worn AR devices”.

Evidence that the iPhone Software contains iOS13 references to Stereo-AR-Headsets, there are already longer. This would confirm that the Apple product has an AR in the development, or at least with a experimented. The reports date back to the year 2017. At the time, Mark Gurman of “Bloomberg had reported” for the first time that Apple was working on a AR product.

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Kuo now believes that the upcoming Apple Headset accessories is expected to be in the second quarter of 2020 available. If this timeline is correct, then it is possible that Apple could announce the product in an October Keynote in accordance with the pattern of iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Apple announces products, usually for weeks or in some cases months prior to the shipping.

Apple CEO believes in the future of AR

Apple CEO Tim Cook has brought his enthusiasm for AR previously expressed. In 2016, he predicted that it would take due to the technical challenges for a while, until AR would find a wide acceptance. Finally, it will be as important as “eating three meals a day”.

In 2017, Apple brought a number of software development tools for AR applications on the market, referred to ARKit. Cook said, “Bloomberg Businessweek,” he is so fond of AR, that he would like to joy “yelling and screaming”.

This Text was translated from the English.

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