Apple Glass! Apple is rumored to launch the first Metaverse MR device at the end of next year

Time:2021-12-28 Source: 1200 views NFT Copy share

An Apple Insider broke the news on December 22 that the technology giant Apple will launch its first mixed reality (MR) device as soon as next year, priced at US$3,000, the highest price ever for an Apple wearable device, according to renderings released by foreign media. , This device may weigh less than 0.45 kg.

Weighing less than 0.45 kg, it is the next iPhone-level invention

According to Apple Insider, Apple’s MR device is actually evolved from a VR prototype. The full name is Apple Glass (hereafter referred to as MR devices by this name). Foreign media made renderings based on rumors about Apple Glass. , You can see that the component concept of the device is similar to the Apple Watch, the head strap part can be replaced, and the aluminum display end adopts a mesh cushion similar to Airpods Max, and there will also be Apple Watch glass Sun visor made of material.

Apple Insider further stated that Apple Glass will integrate a LiDAR sensing system, allowing users to freely operate related applications without the current VR control stick. As for the price, Apple Insider believes that it will be between 1,000 and 3,000 US dollars. The Wall Street Journal also reported that Apple is increasing its investment in headsets and smart glasses. It believes that Apple Glass will come out at the end of 2022, which is the biggest product plan after the iPhone.

Will not need to rely on iPhone, self-provided M1 chip, equipped with LiDAR system

Ming-Chi Kuo, a well-known analyst of Chinese-funded Tianfeng Securities, predicted that the weight of Apple Glass will be less than 0.45 kg, and future models will become lighter and lighter to reduce the discomfort of users. Guo also predicted that Apple Glass will have M1 processing power.

Guo Mingchi believes that the shipment of Apple Glass will reach 3.5 million units in 2023, and the highest number will exceed 10 million units in 2024. The first generation of Apple Glass will be manufactured by Pegatron. Guo further predicted that the second-generation Apple Glass will be produced in 2024, with great improvements in battery and weight, and will be manufactured by Luxshare Precision, which is trying to knock down Hon Hai.

Technology companies have been gearing up for Metaverse for a long time. Meta already has Oculus series products, Google also acquired Canadian smart glasses manufacturer North as early as 2020, Microsoft also has HoloLens, and HTC, which has been silent for a long time (relatively), has also recently used its VIVE series products. Return to the public focus.

In addition to the Apple Glass plan, Apple also reported that Andrea Schubert, the AR public relations manager who officially dug Meta, was most likely to prepare for the promotion of Apple Glass, but this is not the first time that Apple has reported a product that has not yet come true. , So the result remains to be confirmed by time.

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