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Augmented Reality

 3rd April 2024 at 11:47pm

Stephen's Augmented Reality Picks

Type2020 Summer RickiesScore
Stephen Regular "Apple shares a video touting the benefits of the time-of-flight sensor found in the 2020 iPad Pros for AR" 1
Type2020 October RickiesScore
Stephen Flexie "An AR demo is shown" 1
Type2021 Annual RickiesScore
Stephen Flexie "Apple ships an AR, VR, and/or MR dedicated device" 0
Type2021 April RickiesScore
Stephen Risky "At this event, we see some sort of AR-focused hardware" -1
Type2022 Annual RickiesScore
Stephen Flexie "Apple announces a developer kit for its headset" 0
Type2022 WWDC RickiesScore
Stephen Flexie "AR-specific features are added to Swift or SwiftUI" 1
Type2023 WWDC RickiesScore
Stephen Regular "The phrase "one more thing" will be used before the headset is announced" 1
Stephen Risky "The announced price of the headset will be less than $2,500" -1
Stephen Flexie "Jeff Williams has a major role in introducing the headset" 0
  • Was originally Kevin Lynch until Myke, ever the sportsman, pointed out that Lynch is supposedly on the car project, not the headset.

Myke's Augmented Reality Picks

Type2017 Annual PredictionsScore
Myke Regular "Some element of an AR focused device from Apple" 1
  • The iPhone X and ARKit is deemed to fulfill this
Type2020 September RickiesScore
Myke Risky "A non-Pro iPad gets a LIDAR sensor" -1
Type2021 WWDC RickiesScore
Myke Regular "No preview of AR/VR/MR-focused hardware" 1
Type2022 Annual RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "A headset will not be unveiled at WWDC" 1
Type2022 WWDC RickiesScore
Myke Regular "No Apple-made headset is seen" 1
  • Was originally "AR/VR/MR hardware" and "introduced", but the others wanted some clarifications.
Type2023 Annual RickiesScore
Myke Risky "Apple shows off their headset in March, they announce developer tools at WWDC, then show it off again at an event in September. It ships to customers in October" -1
Myke Flexie "Apple's headset has widgets that look similar to iOS" 0
Type2023 WWDC RickiesScore
Myke Regular "The headset is unveiled" 1
Myke Flexie "The iPadOS cursor appears to be repurposed for using iPad apps in VR" 1
Myke Flexie "We do not know what the price of the headset will be" 0
Myke Flexie "The headset portion of the keynote lasts over an hour" 0

Federico's Augmented Reality Picks

Type2020 October RickiesScore
Federico Risky "One of the new iPhones with LIDAR has a new portrait feature thanks to new sensors" 2
Federico Flexie "Apple launches an AR navigation mode for Apple Maps" 0
  • A year too early, this was a feature in iOS 15.
Type2022 March RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "No preview of an AR headset" 1
Type2023 October RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "Vision Pro is mentioned at some point during the video" 0