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RUMOR: Apple has over 1,000 engineers working on AR for the next iPhone

By Ciara Alarcon & Cookie Monster - on 2 Mar 2017, 2:41pm

RUMOR: Apple has over 1,000 engineers working on AR for the next iPhone

The latest rumor about Apple suggests that the next iPhone could be augmented reality (AR).

According to UBS note summed up by Business Insider, Apple may have over 1,000 engineers working on a project in Israel that could be related to AR for the next iPhone. The project could include “moderate 3D mapping” and a software development kit.

Also, according to a report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the next iPhone will feature a new front-facing camera with an IR module to sense the 3D space in front of it for augmented reality use cases.

Source: Business Insider