Apple mixed reality headset may require AirPods for audio, H2 chip includes secret low-latency mode

The Information posted its latest roundup of technical details about the upcoming Apple VR/AR headset, a product that the publication has covered extensively across its many years of development. The device is finally expected to make its public debut this year. One interesting tidbit in today’s story is the fact that the H2 chip inside the latest-gen secretly supports a low-latency transmission mode, which is designed to work in collaboration with the H2 chip inside the headset. Although the headband will have integrated speakers, The Information says Apple may require AirPods to be used when communicating with others. more… The post Apple mixed reality headset may require AirPods for audio, H2 chip includes secret low-latency mode appeared first on 9to5Mac.

Apple mixed reality headset may require AirPods for audio, H2 chip includes secret low-latency mode

The Information posted its latest roundup of technical details about the upcoming Apple VR/AR headset, a product that the publication has covered extensively across its many years of development. The device is finally expected to make its public debut this year.

One interesting tidbit in today’s story is the fact that the H2 chip inside the latest-gen secretly supports a low-latency transmission mode, which is designed to work in collaboration with the H2 chip inside the headset. Although the headband will have integrated speakers, The Information says Apple may require AirPods to be used when communicating with others.

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