- When Apple launches its much-anticipated foray into AR, it is likely to start with a version that works on your phone, not on a dedicated headset or pair of glasses that is rumored to being worked on inside Apple. Related: Apple may already have 1000 engineers working on AR in Israel, claims UBS.
- Apple’s strategy may be to release a technology that gets people used to the idea, and then release a headset in a couple of years.
- The main reason to start with the phone is that the technology needed for a headset simply is not available yet, according to the analyst. Related: Why Augmented Reality Is So Hard (The Information)
- Another analyst believes that Apple will likely issue a software development kit (SDK) to developers to help them develop new AR experiences for the iPhone.
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