Apple forced to make large cuts to production plans for Ars Technica Vision Pro viewers

Zoom in / This is Apple’s Vision Pro headset. It looks like a particularly bulky pair of ski goggles, with the materials and design language of Apple’s AirPods Max headphones. Samuel Axon Apple was forced to make drastic cuts to production forecasts for the Vision Pro mixed reality headset, unveiled last month after seven years … Read more

Contextual AI Introduces LENS: An AI Framework for Augmented Vision Language Models Outperforms Flamingo by 9% (56->65%) on VQAv2

Large Language Models (LLM) have transformed natural language understanding in recent years, demonstrating remarkable aptitudes in semantic understanding, query resolution, and text output, particularly in zero-shot and few-shot environments. As seen in Fig. 1(a), several methods have been proposed for using LLM on tasks involving vision. An optical encoder can be trained to represent each … Read more

AT&T CTO Steps Up for Apple’s Vision Pro | Light reading

AT&T’s new networking chief Jeremy Legg has said Apple may need to move to an edge computing model for its augmented and virtual reality strategy at some point to deliver those services in a mobile rather than a stationary environment. . However, Legg also pointed out that Apple’s first foray into AR (augmented reality) and … Read more

Design in Apple’s vision of the future Yanko Design

Apple made waves earlier this month when it finally revealed its long-awaited foray into the world of mixed or extended reality. That the company has set its sights on this market is certainly no secret. Indeed, the delayed announcement (at least by market standards) has raised some questions as to whether it was just wishful … Read more

Apple Introduces $3,500 Vision Pro Headset: Will It Eventually Push VR into the Mainstream, or Is It an Expensive Toy?

Apple has unveiled the Vision Pro, an expensive pair of glasses that the company promises will unlock a whole new universe of magical new virtual and augmented reality apps. The headset will be priced starting at $3,499, available starting early 2024 in the US (with more countries later in the year). Apple announced the years-in-development … Read more