Augmented reality glasses race heats up between Facebook and Apple

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The two companies look like they’re going head to head in this tech development battle. Recent reports show that both Facebook and Apple are working on their own versions of augmented reality glasses. There have been forecasts suggesting that these devices may become popular enough to take the place currently held by smartphones. Over a year ago, Apple assembled a team to look into the feasibility of AR glasses for mainstream use. Now, it appears as though Apple is pouring an increasing amount of its resources into augmented reality glasses…

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Augmented reality device could be coming up at Apple

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According to an analyst, the iPhone maker could be looking into a project somewhat like Google Glass. Gene Munster, an analyst from Piper Jaffray, has stated that Apple could be looking for a way to step into the world of augmented reality, and this could one day be arriving in the form of a headset device somewhat like Google Glass, but that would move above and beyond that particular project. Munster shared this opinion in an investor note that was recently released in which he cited industry contacts. Those contacts…

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Apple takes aim at augmented reality, backed by new patent

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Apple wins new patent for augmented reality system Apple has set its sights on augmented reality for the future. The acclaimed technology company has long been a leader in the realm of mobile technology, but was dethroned last year by its staunch competitor Samsung. Google has also become one of the strongest competitors to the company, partly because of its ambitious work in the field of augmented reality. In order to reclaim its position as a leader in mobile technology, Apple has been investing more heavily into augmented reality to…

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