Apple’s AR could use invisible markers on iPhones and make a 3D model of your finger

Apple’s augmented reality plans could involve creating a 3D model of a user’s fingers for interacting with virtual touchscreens, while the use of infrared optical markers may make it easier for AR systems to adjust what is seen on an iPhone or iPad’s screen.

A man wearing a VR headset. [via Fauxels/Pexels]Apple is believed to be working on some sort of virtual reality or augmented reality hardware, and is also thought to be working on Apple Glass AR smart glasses. While the products haven’t been launched yet, Apple has laid the ground work with extensive research and development in the field.However, while AR has been around for a while, there are still a number of problems and issues that need to be dealt with before it can become a mainstream technology.

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