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AR Glasses from Apple May Not Appear for Several Years

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AR Glasses from Apple May Not Appear for Several Years

By Josh Centers
http://tidbits.com/article/17393

Apple’s impressive ARKit developer framework has sparked speculation about the company developing a pair of smart glasses along the lines of Google Glass. In a post on Medium, augmented reality expert Matt Miesnieks explains why Apple-branded smart glasses are likely still several years away. There are numerous technical challenges to overcome, but the biggest obstacle is miniaturizing all the necessary technology into a pair of glasses people would want to wear all day. However, Miesnieks thinks Apple could introduce the first limited pair of smart glasses with a heads-up display (think of them as an Apple Watch on your face) as soon as late 2018, though he doesn't see full ARKit-capable glasses appearing before 2021.

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