Apple Unveils Innovative Spatial Computing Device
Apple has announced the release of Apple Vision Pro, a cutting-edge spatial computer that merges digital content with the real world. Users can interact with this technology while remaining engaged and connected to others.
Vision Pro provides an infinite playground for apps, far beyond the limits of traditional screens, with an immersive three-dimensional user interface manipulated through natural inputs – a user’s eyes, hands, and voice. Vision Pro comes with visionOS, the first spatial operating system globally, enhancing interaction with digital content by integrating it seamlessly into the users’ environment.
Groundbreaking Design and Visual Quality
The Vision Pro’s innovative design includes an ultra-high-resolution display system, combining 23 million pixels over two screens and backed by custom Apple silicon in a unique dual-chip layout. This design ensures a real-time experience, making it feel as if the action is happening directly in front of the user.
Foundations and Ambitions of visionOS
Rooted in macOS, iOS, and iPadOS, visionOS is the first spatial operating system to blend digital content with the physical world. Apple CEO Tim Cook has compared the unveiling of the Vision Pro to the introduction of the Mac and iPhone, marking it as a significant milestone in the field of spatial computing. Vision Pro is expected to unlock extraordinary experiences for users and opportunities for developers.
A Blend of Hardware and Software Integration
Mike Rockwell, Apple’s VP of the Technology Development Group, emphasized that creating their first spatial computer required innovation across the system. Vision Pro’s design integrates hardware and software tightly, resulting in a compact wearable spatial computer, touted as the most advanced personal electronics device ever.
Performance, Mobility, and Wearability
Apple Vision Pro, crafted from advanced materials, guarantees exceptional performance, mobility, and wearability. It promises a transformative experience for user interaction with apps, memory capture, entertainment, and connectivity through FaceTime.
Enriched App Experiences with Vision Pro
Vision Pro presents new ways to interact with apps at work and home. It supports Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad, making users more productive and enabling multitasking with unlimited screen space. The device also supports popular game controllers, enriching gaming experiences.
Immersive Environments and Memory Capture
With Vision Pro, users can extend their world beyond the physical room dimensions using Environments. Vision Pro is also equipped with Apple’s first three-dimensional camera, enabling users to capture and immerse themselves in memorable moments using Spatial Audio.
Stay Connected with EyeSight
EyeSight, an innovative feature of Vision Pro, helps users stay connected with their surroundings. It gives visual cues to others about what the user is focusing on, even when they are immersed in an environment or an app.
Robust Privacy and Security, and Price and Availability
Apple Vision Pro is built on a strong privacy and security foundation, empowering users to stay in control of their data. Apple Vision Pro starts at $3,499 and will be available next year on Apple’s website and at Apple Store locations in the U.S.