Phrase on the road has it that Apple is creating its personal blended actuality headset that might launch as quickly as subsequent yr. The issue with plenty of blended actuality headsets is that they are typically fairly heavy as a consequence of all of the hardware stuffed inside it, which implies that they will’t be worn for very lengthy intervals of time.

Nonetheless, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that for Apple’s personal blended actuality headset, they’re apparently aiming for a design that might end in its weight being beneath 150 grams. Kuo claims that Apple will probably be adopting a hybrid Fresnel lens design that’s stated to supply an improved optical efficiency whereas additionally permitting for a broader area of view.

As Apple shouldn’t be planning for this to be a totally immersive VR headset like units just like the HTC Vive or the Oculus Quest, they will get away with such a hybrid lens design that might enable the headset to be lighter. If this does grow to be true, it may very well be fairly a recreation changer as a lighter and fewer cumbersome design may very well be favored by each customers and builders.

Nonetheless, as per the earlier experiences, Apple’s blended actuality headset is alleged to be extra geared toward builders reasonably than end-users. It’s rumored that it gained’t come low-cost and will price as a lot as $three,000.

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