The company is already looking for suppliers.
Apple is looking for suppliers and partners to launch its own augmented reality glasses, which could take place in 2020. As it became known, in January, the company sent its employees to the CES 2019, where Apple has anonymously visited the stands of all leading manufacturers of AR solutions.
According to reliable sources, foreign Appleinsider, Apple employees interested in a particular product — waveguides for AR points. Currently Apple chooses supplier of waveguides for its first augmented reality glasses, studying the solutions of the leading manufacturers. At CES, 2019 Apple employees went through the solutions companies DigiLens, Lumus, Vuzix, and other WaveOptics.
According to rumors, Apple is working on AR glasses. According to information sources, Apple is preparing the original device that would greatly differ from the commercially available models, such as Magic Leap. In particular, the points of augmented reality from Apple attributed its own operating system rOS, 8K-high-resolution display and a separate processor to overlay virtual images on real objects present in the field of view of the user.
Last year it became knownthat Apple plans to release AR glasses Apple Glass in 2020.