Apple looks into finger-mounted devices with charging, storage systems

Apple looks into finger-mounted devices with charging, storage systems

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190310706) for “electronic finger devices with charging and storage systems.” Apparently, such gadgets could be used with the rumored “Apple Glasses,” an augmented reality, head-mounted display that Apple is almost certainly working on. The finger devices could also be used with Macs, iPads, iPhones, Apple Watches, and AirPods.

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No new iPad Pros this year? ‘Apple Glasses’ in early 2020?

No new iPad Pros this year? ‘Apple Glasses’ in early 2020?

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts that Apple will release updated iPad Pros and new MacBooks (yep, MacBooks, not MacBook Airs) in the first half of 2020, along with an “iPhone SE 2” and the long-anticipated Apple Glasses.

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Apple patent involves improved lighting in AR/VR scenes

Apple patent involves improved lighting in AR/VR scenes

Apple has been granted a patent (10,417,824) for a “method and system for representing a virtual object in a view of a real environment.” It applies to the company’s augmented reality work on iOS devices and could apply to the rumored “Apple Glasses,” an augmented readily/virtual reality headset expected to debut in 2020 or 2021.

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Another Apple patent filing hints at gaze detection features for macOS, iOS

Another Apple patent filing hints at gaze detection features for macOS, iOS

Apple has filed for yet another patent (number 20190272650) — one of a dozen or so — that hints at future iterations of macOS and iOS devices that would allow you to control some user interface elements with your eyes, perhaps in conjunction with the rumored “Apple Glasses,” a head-mounted, augmented reality/virtual reality headset.

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Early adopters lead in ownership of VR headsets, smartwatches, smart speakers

Early adopters lead in ownership of VR headsets, smartwatches, smart speakers

It’s probably no surprise that those of us who bought Apple Watches and HomePods as soon as they were available are likely to be the first ones to shell out for “Apple Glasses” (the rumored name for Apple’s rumored augmented reality/virtual reality headset expected in 2020 or 2021).

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Apple files for yet another patent for a head-mounted display (the ‘Apple Glasses’)

Apple files for yet another patent for a head-mounted display (the ‘Apple Glasses’)

Apple has files for a patent (number 20190258058) for a “head-mounted display for virtual reality with inside-out positional, user body and environmental tracking.” It’s one of many patents the company has filed for — or already been granted — for the rumored “Apple Glasses,” an augmented reality/virtual reality headset.

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Apple moves Kim Vorrath to its augmented reality team

Apple moves Kim Vorrath to its augmented reality team

Apple has moved Kim Vorrath, who led program management in the software team for more than 15 years, into the company’s augmented reality team headed by Mike Rockwell, “a shift seen internally as intended to bring some order to the team developing a long-anticipated AR headset” according to The Information.

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