The rumor that Apple will launch AR glasses is no longer news, but now the well-known breaking news person Jon Prosser has boldly exposed the relevant details of the product, claiming that the name of this eye is Apple Glass, and the price is not as expected Expensive, only $499, and prescription lenses cost extra.
Not only that, he also listed a lot of Apple Glass functions and other relevant details. First of all, Apple Glass's data processing is done through the iPhone, just like the first-generation Apple Watch, which is also the price of the product can be lowered the reason.
In addition, he said that he had obtained the prototype display image of Apple Glass, but it cannot be revealed at present. From his description, the prototype of Apple Glass has the following characteristics:
- Plastic frame
- Right frame with optical radar scanner
- No camera lens
- Attached with a wireless charging stand made of plastic material
- There is no sunglasses design, because the picture cannot be displayed normally on the colored glasses.
However, he also emphasized that these are prototype designs and may differ from the final product.
In terms of function, the two lenses of Apple Glass can display the screen, and the exclusive user interface is called "Starboard", and when in use, only the user can see the screen, and the other people look just like ordinary glasses. Users can use gestures to operate on the frame or in front of the device, in addition to scanning the proprietary Apple QR Code.
As for when Apple Glass will be released? Prosser stated that Apple will release Apple Glass from the fourth quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021, and explained that Apple wants to publish the product as the finale at the iPhone conference, and the reason is that the time has not yet been determined by COVID-19 Due to the impact of the epidemic, it may also be changed to be published in March next year; after the publication, the product is expected to be officially released between the fourth quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022.
Finally, he broke the news that the information collected by the optical radar scanner on the existing iPad Pro, if the user has permission to share with Apple, then the information will actually be transferred to the Apple Glass team.