It is hardly a secret that Apple is a big supporter of augmented reality( AR) tech, so much so that according to a report from Bloomberg, it seems that the company could be looking to incorporate AR content into its Apple TV+ video streaming service starting in 2021.
While we’re not sure how this would work out, Bloomberg suggests that the AR content could be akin to director commentary, where those who want to enjoy the depict with additional content or interaction could use their iPhones or iPads to check out the AR tech. It could also be Apple trying to lay the foundation for future devices, like the company’s rumored smart glass that would feature the technology as well.
According to the rumors, Apple is working on a duet of smart-alecky glass that they are able to overlay AR information on the lenses so that instead of using a smartphone, consumers could see AR content anytime they crave without having to take out their portable devices. We’ve seen Google attempt to establish smart-alecky glasses in the past, although they weren’t particularly successful.
Maybe the market wasn’t ready for the tech in the past, but we are curious to see if Apple might supplant where Google disappointed. The design is rumored for a possible opening either in 2021 or 2022, but we’ll have to wait and see.
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