the awaited Apple virtual reality headset may experience a launch delay. First speculated for this year, it is now possible that the company will only launch the product in 2023. According to Bloomberg, the manufacturer is suffering from overheating problems in its Apple Glases, possible product name, plus software problems.
Apple wanted to show VR headset in June
The Cupertino manufacturer’s plans were to present the VR/VR headset in June of this year, in WWDC, event of apple for developers. Ming-Chi Kuo, one of the leading analysts of the apple, and the DigiTimes website (from Taiwan) had already reported that the company would launch the Apple Glasses in the middle of the year or in the second quarter (which includes the month of June). now the Bloomberg says that the company can present its first VR headset only at the end of the year, with deliveries starting in 2023.
According to Bloomberg, The Apple Glasses is experiencing overheating issues, software and cameras. Despite not going into details about the software and cameras, the publication says that using a powerful processor, at the level of the M1 Pro, is the cause of the increase in temperature in the Apple VR headset. The product is expected to have two processors: one similar to M1 Pro for the general operation and another exclusive for the sensors of the Apple Glasses.
Apple VR Headset: No Metaverse!
While companies are moving towards virtual reality focusing on own metaverse, a apple does the opposite. Journalist Mark Gurman, with sources connected to the industry, says that the manufacturer intends that its Apple Glasses be used for games and entertainment. In addition to also producing a version for professionals, whose price, according to rumors, will be US$ 2,000.
Another difficulty is in finalizing the product design: the company wants the VR Header have the perfect combination between the identity of your products and the obstacles of what is possible today in technology. The virtual reality glasses would be manufactured in a light and resistant magnesium alloy, weighing around 100, 110g, being lighter than competing products.
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Via: Apple Insider