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Do not Anticipate to See Apple’s AR/VR Headset at WWDC This 12 months, Analyst Says

This story is part of WWDC 2022, CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference.

Apple will not launch its long-rumored AR/VR headset at the company’s annual WWDC event subsequent week, dependable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted in a tweet on Tuesday.

Rumors and reports have beforehand floated a 2022 headset launch, and Apple’s board reportedly saw a demonstration of the product earlier in Could. Although Apple has up to now proven upcoming {hardware} at its Worldwide Builders Convention, Kuo wrote, it should nonetheless be some time earlier than the headset is mass-produced, so he doubts it should make an look on the convention, which begins Monday.

“I am positive that if Apple declares AR/MR headset and its OS at WWDC, opponents will instantly kick off copycat initiatives and fortunately copy Apple’s wonderful concepts, and hit the shop cabinets earlier than Apple launches in 2023,” Kuo added.

AR refers to augmented actuality, during which photos are superimposed on a real-world setting, versus VR, or digital actuality, a totally immersive computer-generated atmosphere. MR is combined actuality, which blends actual and digital worlds.

Apple did not instantly reply to a request for remark.

Previous speculation has stated the headset will run on Apple’s M1 chip and resemble a higher-end Meta Quest.

WWDC 2022 runs Monday by way of Friday, and it’ll be available to watch live. Apple is anticipated to disclose iOS 16 on the convention. Here are the new iPhone features CNET editors hope to see there.

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