Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional — the corporate’s first spatial pc unveiled at WWDC 2023 — might arrive within the US a few months later than anticipated, in line with Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Whereas the corporate has not introduced detailed plans to launch the Imaginative and prescient Professional exterior the US, its first blended actuality headset could possibly be obtainable in different markets within the months after it’s launched within the nation. In contrast to most Apple merchandise, clients will be unable to buy the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional headset through third-party sellers.
Gurman states within the newest subscriber-only model of his weekly publication Energy On (via 9to5Mac) that he expects the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional to be launched in the US in March 2024. Whereas Apple’s software program improvement groups have been hoping for a January launch window, the agency is conducting closing machine testing and finalising distribution plans for its first blended actuality headset.
The Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional will not be anticipated to be obtainable through third-party sellers, not like most of Apple’s merchandise, in line with Gurman. That is probably as a result of logistical challenges — together with completely different inventory preserving models (SKUs) for Zeiss prescription lenses or headband sizes for varied head styles and sizes. He additionally states that Apple is seeking to management the rollout of the headset and the way customers expertise it.
Consequently, Gurman says that clients can anticipate to see the corporate exhibit the headset for the second time at its spring launch occasion, together with apps and options which have been launched because it was first unveiled at its annual Worldwide Builders convention earlier this yr.
Lately, Telegram founder Pavel Durov teased users with a short have a look at the corporate’s app developed for visionOS. The upcoming model of Telegram for the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional contains a translucent deign and assist for animated stickers, and viewing content material on a big digital show.
Whereas Telegram may be one of many first app publishers to share an in depth have a look at how their apps will look and performance on visionOS, we will anticipate to see much more builders exhibit their apps (and video games) on the brand new platform, near the purported March 2024 launch date.