While iPhones with depth sensors and rear-facing cameras have already been fixed in 2019, a new report confirms that the iPhone will receive new AR superpowers later this year.
Quote Anonymous sources familiar with the company's plans Bloomberg reports that Apple is already testing its new camera with three lenses for the rear camera, which is expected to arrive on the iPhone models from 2019 becomes. These sources also indicate that Apple's flavor scanning method will use lasers instead of the current dot-projection method.
In 2017, Apple invested $ 390 million in Finisar, the company that produces these lasers. Finisar's website offers the capability of Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) technology for 3D recognition and gesture recognition.
After the introduction of TrueDepth, features such as Animojis and Face Tracking for ARKit are supported on the iPhone X and extended to the iPhone X R (fulfills the Prophecy of Market Analysts ), The expansion of the iPhone's 3D scanning capabilities is not just a logical next step in the Evolution device, but also a stepping stone to wearable reality wearables.
Between patent applications for smart glasses, translucent displays and gesture-controlled interfaces, the acquisition of display manufacturer Akonia Holographics and headset maker Vrvana, the assembly of an outside team of experts and insider reports on the arrival of "Designed by Apple in California's introduced smart-glasses from 2020 (or maybe only 2021), at which Apple almost certainly works a pair of AR smart glasses.
In the meantime, Apple will continue to pay attention to the iPhone to push AR into the hands of consumers until his smart glasses are ready for the spotlight.
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