Apple is reportedly running resources for the development of its next big project: a new augmented reality headset.
However, the company has also for some time worked on specialized glass for AR glasses and headsets, telling prospective customers in a data sheet: "For "see-through" consumer electronic applications, Corning's solutions deliver outstanding field of view, image quality and definition (sharpness, contrast and low chromatic aberrations)". CEO Tim Cook has already spoken enthusiastically about AR in the press, the report noted.
Apple is not the only company working on this technology. The operating system would be based on the iOS platform that powers Apple's mobile devices and would allow users to access apps and download content. Geoff Stahl, formerly a software manager for games and graphics at Apple, is one of the directors of the "rOS" software group.
Apple is still firming up plans for this future device, per Bloomberg, but it's exploring various interaction methods including touch sensitive input, Siri voice interaction and even head gestures.
Testing is being done internally on the HTC Vive and a device that uses an iPhone screen but is similar to a Samsung Gear VR, per the report. Apple also invested $200 million in Corning in May as part of a $1 billion commitment to strengthen USA manufacturing.
Apple is working on several challenges like battery life. They could help developers create software that remembers accurately where a digital object was placed in a virtual space, using a technology called persistent tracking; you look away, and the object is still there.
Since Veterans Day is on a Saturday this year, many events are being held on Friday - with some continuing throughout the weekend. Food and drinks, live entertainment and kid-friendly activities will also be featured at the celebration .
Her claims were made to the Portuguese newspaper Expresso during an event in Lisbon to discuss equal pay and women's equality. I didn't get to tell him directly, 'Don't ever touch me!' That's the way I've always handled things.
Notre Dame is trying to hang on to its top-four CFP ranking, while Miami hopes to take yet another step in that direction. One question surrounding the Badgers and their rights to the College Football Playoff has been their lack of competition.
The prosecutor told the jurors it will be up to them to determine whether the testimony of the two children was credible. Her brother, a witness, testified that Maraj threatened to have him removed from his family if he spoke about the abuse.
UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was in Dublin's 3Arena on Friday night to show support for his teammate, Charlie Ward . McGregor, 28, twice pushed Goddard and needed to be restrained multiple times while attempting to chase after him.
The studio and the filmmaker have struck a deal to develop a new " Star Wars " trilogy, Disney Chairman Bob Iger announced. He will write and direct the first movie in the new trilogy, which Lucasfilm has not announced a timeline for.
The army chief had earlier confirmed Jadhav's death sentence after a court martial found him "guilty of all charges". However, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stopped Pakistan from carrying out the punishment on May 18.
During a Q&A at The Cambridge Union Monday, Caitlyn opened up about her family's reaction to her book " The Secrets of My Life ". We can only imagine how awkward Kendall's birthday must have been for Caitlyn, but she sucked it up for her sake.
Considering that the stock daily volume of 24.46 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 17th. "Industries across the world are accelerating their adoption of AI", he said.
Croatia cruise, Swiss earn away win
The World Cup Playoff matches in Europe have begun, with Croatia and Switzerland taking huge leads to carry into the second legs. The Blazers have a very talented squad featuring players like Mandzukic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic.
Technical Chart Situation for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
The institutional investors in our partner's database now have: 55.72 million shares, up from 54.45 million shares in 2017Q1. Victory Capital owns 837,923 shares or 0.08% of their U.S. portfolio. 8,745,434 shares of the stock were exchanged.
Weekend weather: Just how cold will it get?
A little warmup on Sunday with temperatures back in the upper 40s and a chance for rain showers by Sunday evening. The Accuweather.com forecast is calling for a brisk Friday with a high temperature of 41 degrees and sunny skies.
Noticeable Price Moves: JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)
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SC hear plea for probe into medical admission scam
He also said that the allegations made by some lawyers against the Chief Justice should be treated as contempt of court. It directed the CBI to produce these documents in sealed cover before Constitution Bench on the coming Monday.