Tim Cook just dropped the biggest Apple VR hint yet

Apple CEO Tim Cook just dropped his biggest hint yet that Apple plans to enter the AR and VR space, telling us to “keep an eye out” for what’s coming. “Apple has to offer in the space”.

In an interview with China Daily USA seen by @cesarberardini on Twitter, China Daily’s Ma Si asked Tim Cook for his opinion on Chinese consumers’ enthusiasm for virtual and augmented reality products, but their dissatisfaction with current products. in the market. Cook was asked what he believes are the key factors that determine whether an AR or VR product will be successful in the product market.

Apple’s longtime CEO said he was “incredibly excited about AR” and said the bottom line of any technology is to “put humanity at the center,” citing the 14,000 ARKit apps on the App Store as an example of how AR is already in place. use on devices like Apple’s best iPhone, the iPhone 13.

Cook said he thinks we’re still “in the early innings of the evolution of this technology,” but he couldn’t be more excited about the opportunities in the space.

He then dropped the big one and said “stay tuned and you’ll see what we have to offer.”

It’s no secret that Apple VR has been in development for quite some time, and multiple leaks and rumors indicate that Apple plans to introduce some kind of mixed reality headset in the near future. Analyst and expert Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple could launch the headphones in January next year. Rumors and features include Apple silicon power, high-fidelity displays, eye-tracking, multiple cameras, and a hefty price tag that at least one report has indicated is closer to $3,000.

It was previously thought that Apple might even unveil the headphones or its operating system at WWDC 2022, instead the company showed off its usual updates in the form of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS Ventura, as well as a new MacBook Air M2. and MacBook Pro M2 (2022).

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