Hot New Product Range From Apple In 2020
Apple could well have a hot new product range for retailers next year with the Company set to launch a pair of AR glasses along with new 5G iPhones and a new sound product.
The products if accepted by consumers could be a big driver for retailers such as JB Hi Fi, Harvey Norman and The Good Guys who have witnessed a falling off of demand for Apple products claim observers.
A 5G iPhone that will have a brand-new processor and a front facing 3D camera, is due, it will be the first major update since 2017.
The camera is said to deliver better accuracy of object placement in augmented-reality apps, which overlay virtual images on the real world.
Apple’s long-awaited AR glasses, which are expected to have holographic displays in their lenses according to Bloomberg.
They claim Apple has targeted 2020 for the release of its AR headset, an attempt to succeed where Google Glass failed years ago.
The glasses are expected to synchronize with a wearer’s iPhone to display things such as texts, emails, maps, and games over the user’s field of vision.
The company has considered including an App Store with the headset, as it does on Apple TV streaming devices and the Apple Watch.
2020 could be a big year for glasses with Samsung, Amazon Facebook and Google tipping millions into the development of AR glasses, even HTC the struggling Taiwanese phone Company is experimenting with AR glasses to complement their VR headsets.
The Facebook offering will take pictures and switch calls from a connected phone, but the first model won’t have AR or even built-in displays.
Currently Amazon .com is beta-testing Echo Frames glasses and a ring called the Echo Loop, both designed to attach its voice assistant, Alexa, directly to your body.