In a research note shared with MacRumors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today predicted that Apple will launch augmented reality “contact lenses” in the 2030s. Kuo said the lenses will bring electronics from the era of “visible computing” to “invisible computing”.
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Kuo said the lenses “probably wouldn’t have independent computing power and storage,” suggesting they could rely on a connection to an iPhone or other device, but he did. not given more details. Kuo said there is “no visibility” for this product currently, so it looks more like a moon prediction rather than a guaranteed product.
Apple’s contact lenses could deliver a lightweight augmented reality experience without the need for glasses or headphones. Simply put, augmented reality superimposes digital information on a view of the real world; for example, a person walking in an outdoor mall could easily see the hours of operation of each store.
In the more immediate future, Kuo said Apple plans to release its mixed reality headset “in mid-2022,” followed by augmented reality glasses by 2025. For more details on these products, read our coverage. previous.