Sony hyped Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional tech in 2022

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On the 2023 Worldwide Builders Convention, Apple talked up the richness of its show know-how in its upcoming AR/VR headset, the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional, but it surely seems Sony has been hyping the know-how since 2022.

Apple is placing extremely high-resolution shows within the headset, one 4K show for every eye. The corporate says that the shows pack 23 million pixels right into a pair of shows, due to micro-OLED know-how.

The shows additionally help excessive dynamic vary and vast shade, and boast sharp lenses to verify the Imaginative and prescient Professional consumer is wanting on the clearest picture attainable. The corporate additionally flaunted the truth that Imaginative and prescient Professional’s shows can match 64 pixels in the identical house crammed by a single iPhone pixel.

That show know-how is a breakthrough in its personal proper, and Sony confirmed it off final yr on the firm’s “Expertise Day.” Whereas Apple calls the show tech “micro-OLED,” Sony truly refers to it as “OLED Microdisplay.”

The decision of the 2 shows is a significant speaking level of the demonstration, however the firm additionally notes that latency issues simply as a lot. As such, Sony made positive the processing time stayed lower than 0.01 second.

Sony says that usually the processing time for this show decision is round 0.1 second, however the firm wanted to keep away from making individuals really feel dizzy whereas utilizing the VR headset. To make that occur, they needed to mix sensor knowledge and latency compensation know-how.

The tip result’s the VR headset changing the picture in keeping with the consumer’s head place, earlier than that picture is displayed.

“The processing time is diminished by reducing the quantity of latency all through the complete system due to the combination of information from a number of sensors. The particular person watching in VR can expertise high-definition pictures in actual time in keeping with the motion of his/her head. Along with industrial functions, the OLED microdisplay is predicted for use within the leisure subject, as it might categorical the feel of supplies and human expressions in high-definition in actual time primarily based on actions of the viewer’s head.”

Unsurprisingly, the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional headset is packed with know-how. Which it needs to be, contemplating the $3,499 launch price ticket.

These extremely sharp shows packed within the headset are only one motive why some persons are anticipating Apple’s AR/VR headset to ring the loss of life knell for conventional TV units within the residence. Whether or not or not that truly occurs stays to be seen.

Sony may be hyped for the show know-how it has created that will likely be used within the Imaginative and prescient Professional, but it surely’s not prepared to bend to Apple’s calls for so far as manufacturing is worried. The corporate just lately refused Apple’s calls for to extend display manufacturing for the AR/VR headset, aiming to achieve 900,000 screens for the instant future.

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