In a groundbreaking move, Apple has unveiled its premier spatial computer: the Apple Vision Pro. Designed to fuse digital content with the physical world, this revolutionary computer redefines the norms of personal and professional computing. The Vision Pro provides a unique 3D interface that users can control through their eyes, hands, and voice.
Equipped with the world’s first spatial operating system, visionOS, Apple Vision Pro goes beyond the conventional boundaries of computing. Its cutting-edge design boasts an ultra-high-resolution display that packs an impressive 23 million pixels across two displays, powered by custom Apple silicon in a unique dual-chip design.
“Today, we’re heralding the dawn of a new computing era,” says Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Just like the Mac revolutionized personal computing and the iPhone transformed mobile computing, the Apple Vision Pro is our key to spatial computing. Vision Pro, built on years of Apple innovation, opens new horizons for our users and developers.”
Mike Rockwell, Apple’s VP of the Technology Development Group, emphasizes the profound technological shift embodied in the new device, stating, “Creating our first spatial computer required revolutionary thinking across every aspect of the system. We integrated hardware and software to design a compact wearable spatial computer, the most advanced personal electronic device ever.”
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A Canvas Without Bounds: The Vision Pro Experience
The Apple Vision Pro takes user interaction with apps to a whole new level, revolutionizing productivity, entertainment, and personal connectivity. Vision Pro enables users to multitask with their favorite apps without constraints, offering an ‘infinite’ workspace that scales beyond traditional displays.
Work and Play Redefined
With the visionOS’s three-dimensional interface, users can arrange apps at any scale and work seamlessly. Vision Pro users can even utilize their Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad, creating a vast, portable 4K display with crisp text. By extending the powerful capabilities of their Mac into Vision Pro, users can revolutionize their workspace.
Immersive Entertainment at Your Fingertips
Apple Vision Pro transforms any room into a personal cinema. Its twin ultra-high-resolution displays and Spatial Audio system offer a deeply immersive cinematic experience. Users can watch 3D movies or browse through a selection of immersive videos with Apple Immersive Video. The device’s capability to support popular game controllers further enhances the gaming experience.
Memories That Come Alive
With Apple’s first three-dimensional camera, Vision Pro lets users capture memories with unparalleled detail. Users can relive moments in time, such as family gatherings or celebrations with friends, with lifelike accuracy. Vision Pro even lets users view their entire photo library on iCloud on a life-size scale with spectacular detail.
Enhanced FaceTime Experience
The spatial computing capabilities of Apple Vision Pro take FaceTime to the next level. In a FaceTime call, users appear as a Persona — a real-time digital representation of themselves — allowing for a more interactive communication experience.
A User Interface Revolution with visionOS
Built upon decades of Apple’s engineering prowess, visionOS was designed to support the unique requirements of spatial computing. This pioneering operating system unlocks new opportunities at home and at work by taking advantage of the surrounding space.
The device’s EyeSight feature makes the user aware of others around them, providing visual cues about the user’s current focus. This feature ensures that users can stay connected while immersed in their environment.
A Groundbreaking Design and Hardware Innovation
Apple Vision Pro’s innovative design features the most advanced personal electronics ever, carrying the legacy of high-performance products like the Mac, iPhone, and Apple Watch.
In a groundbreaking move, Apple Vision Pro uses micro-OLED technology to pack 23 million pixels into two displays, each the size of a postage stamp. This, combined with advanced Spatial Audio and high-performance eye-tracking systems, offers an experience like never before.
Industry-Leading Privacy and Security
Ensuring data security and privacy is at the forefront of Apple’s design philosophy. Vision Pro introduces Optic ID, a secure authentication system that uses iris analysis for user authentication. Eye tracking information remains private while using Apple Vision Pro, and the data captured by the camera and other sensors is processed at the system level to maintain privacy.
Apple Vision Pro: Availability and Pricing
Apple Vision Pro will be available early next year at a starting price of $3,499 (U.S.). It will be available on apple.com and at Apple Store locations in the U.S., with more countries added later in the year.