Apple’s long-rumored AR/VR headset may very well be delayed till 2023 after being beset with points through the improvement course of, in keeping with Bloomberg.

Citing folks acquainted with Apple’s plans, the report claims that Apple initially deliberate to launch the headset in 2021 and ship it this yr. The corporate then set its sights on WWDC in June 2022 to launch the product, however that is reportedly now unlikely resulting from a lot of improvement points.

The headset is alleged to be going through points with overheating, in addition to digicam and software program challenges. Because of this, Apple is now contemplating delaying the launch of the headset till late 2022 or 2023.

Apple purportedly knowledgeable supply-chain companions that the gadget is unlikely to be launched till 2023, however is seemingly nonetheless pushing distributors to have models obtainable for the tip of 2022 forward of launch. The corporate is now believed to be planning to focus WWDC in 2023 particularly round constructing digital and augmented actuality apps to kickstart the gadget’s App Retailer.

iOS 16, which is internally mentioned to be codenamed Sydney, will characteristic built-in help for the headset to put the groundwork for the gadget. Bloomberg notes that this implies Apple “might theoretically preview technical facets of the headset or its software program, with out showcasing the complete gadget” at this yr’s WWDC.

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