Tuesday June 2, 2020

Tech View: Through a glass brightly as Apple weighs up its latest spec

Google Glass’s failure hasn’t deterred tech giants from the idea of augmented reality glasses, and Apple is one company that could make the concept work

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
24th May, 2020
Google‘s augmented reality glasses proved controversial, but there is now a rumour that Apple is considering its own version. Picture: Getty

It’s a rumour within a rumour, but one that has a reliable enough source to make it worth wondering what it could mean. Can Apple make augmented reality (AR) glasses acceptable?

The move back towards AR glasses in the past 18 months, after the failure of Google Glass, has been slow but largely public by most players in the market. Google is looking at it, and so too Microsoft. The most interesting development...

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