Microsoft, of course, is already well ensconced in the AR/VR world, having launched a v1 HoloLens a year ago as a $3,000 Developers Edition, and has talked about a HoloLens version 2, with built-in AI processing, but that device apparently won't ship until 2019.
Apple's rumored AR headset might be ready by 2019 and could be released to consumers as soon as 2020.
Sources speaking with Bloomberg say Apple's hardware and software AR projects are being developed under the codename "T288".
The in-house chip would have a similar design to what's now in the Apple Watch, which allows for more components in a smaller area. It will also have its own chipset, and an operating system now known as rOS, according to Bloomberg anonymous sources familiar with the device. Apple is still trying to figure out the best way to interact with the headset, according to the report, and is considering everything from touch panels to voice controls with Siri to head gestures. "I can tell you that the technology itself doesn't exist to do [AR glasses] in a quality way", Cook said to Vogue in October after dismissing "rumours and gossip" about the idea. Apple's standalone AR headset will not require a connection to a computer or a mobile device. It wouldn't say which company it would make AR components for, but given its key relationship with Apple it's hard not to assume it's anyone but the Cupertino company. He didn't outright deny the rumours though, instead explaining there are technological issues preventing AR going mainstream this decade.
Apple has not yet completed a prototype device, so it is now using HTC Vive headsets for testing. Apple is said to be discussing the possibility of launching a new type of App Store for the headset where users can download compatible AR apps.
Apple's growing interest in augmented reality (AR) is well-established at this point, with CEO Tim Cook calling AR "a big idea like the smartphone" earlier this year, and the company making dipping its toes in the field for the first time with the launch of the ARKit framework for iOS 11. "We are high on AR for the long run", he said.
Millions of Netflix users are now being targeted by an updated version of a scam that has been doing the rounds since past year . The well-designed, individualized fake email convinces customers to update their account information to avoid suspension.
In the meantime, Jacoby Brissett will continue to replace Luck in the lineup as the Colts search for another backup. He played in seven games in 2015, fought through injuries to play 15 games in 2016, and will now miss all of 2017.
The technology relies on high-energy cosmic rays, which shoot subatomic particles called muons toward the ground. Scientists do not yet know the role the void played in the Great Pyramid's construction, or its use.
A beta test for Battles for Azeroth will be taking place, and you can opt into it through the official site . Two new systems coming to World of Warcraft with its seventh expansion are Island Expeditions and Warfronts.
The company is also set to sell the HomePod, a Siri-powered speaker to answer both Amazon's Echo line and Google's Home speakers. Cook said he was encouraged by Apple's ability so far to ramp up production of the iPhone X , given its new features.
Starbucks' holiday cups returned to stores on Wednesday, November 1 - and for the first time ever, they aren't red . With all of the empty space, you can DIY the hell out of the cup and make your own adorable creation.
The iPhone X arrived with many firsts including a bezel-less OLED display and a FaceID that replaces the good old TouchID. Production problems and supply constraints with its OLED panels mean they'll be limited to the iPhone through 2018.
Virat soon got to his 18th fifty in T20i's but the scoreboard pressure got the better off him as he got on 65 runs off 42 balls. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson looked pleased with their series-equalling victory.
Florida State is at least the third university this year to suspend Greek life because of alcohol-related tragedies. Another fraternity member, Garrett John Marcy, 20, was charged Monday with the sale and trafficking of cocaine.
But there's something about making robot servants in the near future sympathetic that we can't get enough of. In it, we got a chance to see more of what the developers of Heavy Rain have been working on.
PlayStation trophies can now earn PSN credit in America
With all that said, there's no timetable as to when Xbox would begin to implement a feature like this or even if they will. Silver, Gold and Platinum trophies will all get you points for credit while Bronze trophies aren't included in the program.
Ousted Catalan leader surrenders to police
The Spanish government said on Friday it would have no option but to open talks within the law with those who held a majority. In Brussels, a federal prosecutor said Belgian authorities would study the warrant before handing it to a judge.
Gigi Hadid Goes Off On Alt-Right Blogger
Gigi hit headlines earlier this year when she posed in a heavily-beaded hijab for the front cover of Vogue Arabia . Lyft did not respond to Business Insider's request for comment about whether Loomer was banned from its platform.
Deshaun Watson named AFC Offensive Player of the Month
That performance helped make him become the first rookie quarterback to ever win AFC Offensive Player of the Month honour. Watching anyone go down with a season-ending injury is brutal, but watching Watson get sidelined really stings.
Kelvin Benjamin traded to Buffalo Bills
He was solid last season, finishing the year with 63 catches for 941 yards, and he was on a similar pace this season. Carolina, at 5-3, is a surprising trade-deadline seller, and linebacker Thomas Davis didn't seem thrilled.