F-35 helmet-mounted display system: A foretaste of augmented/virtual reality glasses

F-35 helmet-mounted display system: A foretaste of augmented/virtual reality glasses

We've been hearing a lot about Apple working on augmented/virtual reality glasses that could be on our heads as soon as 2020. There are VR/AR helmets like the units from Oculus and HTC, and then there's this: the HMDS (helmet-mounted display system) used by pilots of the F-35 Lightning II jet fighter.

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Piper Jaffray: VR partnerships to benefit Apple's iPhone business in the short run

Piper Jaffray: VR partnerships to benefit Apple's iPhone business in the short run

You have to hand it to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster; when he focuses on something that he believes will benefit Apple's fortunes in the future, he becomes almost obsessive about that topic. His latest obsession? That virtual and augmented reality are going to be a big part of the future of Apple.

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