iPhone 7 Plus Sets The Stage For Apple’s Future AR Plans

In today’s annual keynote, Apple announced its latest upgrade to the iPhone lineup: iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Despite the hype and anticipation (fueled by patent filings and hirings) around Apple announcing a Virtual Reality HMD to pair along with the phone, Apple did not announce a Hololens or a Gear VR competitor. Instead, the micro-innovations in Apple’s optical technology, computer vision, machine learning, and wireless audio make iPhone 7 a device with all the right hardware upon which to build an Augmented Reality platform. All the groundwork is there for a powerful AR platform that could come with next generation hardware. A Powerhouse in a Phone The new A10 Fusion 64-bit 4 core CPU is 40 percent faster than last year’s model, and the 6 core GPU is…


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