Who here remembers the “Apple glass“Apple's alleged augmented reality glasses that had been commented on by Mark Gurman Bloomberg, which has great sources inside Ma) and, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (the company's biggest leaks reference in recent years), would it be released in 2020? Well, as reported today the DigiTimes Apple killed the project.
First of all, it's good to always note that the DigiTimes It has a history beyond doubtful. While the vehicle gets a lot right about Apple's future, they also make a big mistake, so face the news with a good deal of suspicion. Apparently (the news is closed and we have no access to it), the DigiTimes He cites some other report to reach this conclusion, but we will have to wait and see what it is.
That Apple was working on something along those lines, no doubt. Even job openings linked to possible augmented reality glasses painted, so it is more than certain that the project existed within Ma.
Developer Steven Troughton-Smith, known for rummaging through the bowels of Apple operating systems, said as follows:
It seems unlikely. There was a lot of evidence of the glasses on iOS 13 just a few months ago, so my impression was that they were coming sooner than we thought. Given the cycle of supply chain rumors, it's hard to pin it down with that.
Although I understand the reasoning here, let's remember that Apple introduced AirPower to the world, a lot of it was found on iOS and other systems, and even reference to the AirPods packaging product we came to in the end for the project. be canceled. If something at this level of knowledge has been canceled, why can't the company cancel a project that has never been commented on before? Several projects such as these must be born and die without us even being unaware.
Still, it seems that Tim Cook is a big tech enthusiast (AR) inside Apple, so such a project makes a lot of sense. We'll see if more sources confirm the early death of Apple Glass or if it's all a buzz.
Update by Bruno Santana 7/11/2019 6:05 PM
O DigiTimes included more information in its report on the alleged cancellation of augmented reality glasses. According to the vehicle, Apple has “temporarily stopped” developing AR / VR devices, and the dedicated project team was disbanded last May, with engineers and employees relocating to develop other products.
They are a little more concrete information, but they still have a lot of evidence contesting the truth of this thesis. The truth, as usual, will only be revealed over time. Let's wait.