Apple Receives Patent Relating To Virtual Reality

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Apple Receives Patents Relating To VR

Apple virtual reality department is falling behind its competition?   Seems like they are way behind…   Since Facebook’s 2 billion dollar acquisition of Oculus, over the past few months we have witnessed major consumer electronic player such as Google, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Zeiss, and as well as Microsoft’s Hololens augmented reality glasses, industry giants are flooding into the VR/AR market like a new generation gold rush is about to arrive.

apple secret plan for vr hmd

Looking through job posting section shows that Apple has big plans for VR

“We are looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer with a proven track record in Virtual and Augmented reality. The successful candidate will develop software and tools that use VR and AR to push the state of the art to enable development of Apple’s next generation of products.”

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The latest news is that Apple has been granted a patent for an VR head mounted display.  Similar to the Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR, the apple VR patent enables user to insert an iPhone into the head-mounted device and run virtual applications.

 

apple hmd rumor

Rumor has it that Apple is going to come out with an unbeatable VR headset that will WOW everyone, just like iPhone once did!

apple headset prank

Saw this prank on the web, thought it was hilarious!

 

The apple HMD is powered by a fold-able iPhone is equipped with eye-gaze tracking,  in-the-air gesture detection systems, cameras, game controllers and keyboards.   Looking forward to it!

 

Author: VR Reporter

I am a hi-tech enthusiast, VR evangelist, and a Co-founder & Chief Director at Virtual Reality Reporter!

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