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There is a new prompt that Apple is working on its own augmented reality eyewear, and it’s come from the most unlikely of places: a workshop of the notification.
The leaked report that was obtained by Gizmodo, makes a note of more than 70 incidents on the Apple campus. Some of them are mundane, while others contain eyebrow-raising clues about the next wave of products.
A number of these reports deal with the sight problems, that gives a little more weight to the possibility of an Apple AR headset. In one incident, an employee is “an unpleasant feeling in her eyes and said that she was able to see the laser flash at different points during the study.”
A separate report, the employee concerned to deal with pain to the eyes after working with a kind of “new prototype.”
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AR-glasses is not the only new products hinted at in these injury reports. One incident involved a worker who is injuries while skiing is to collect data that can be used to keep track of skiing and snowboarding on an Apple Watch. Another report noted that an employee is affected by an Apple minivan, which, according to Gizmodo, the sources, would one of the vans that Apple used to gather data for the Maps app.
While injury reports are a strange place to find product news, some of these testing scenarios in line with the rumors about Apple products and features. The company has long been expected to jump into the augmented reality — Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly advocated the technology, and various rumors and patents have pointed to an Apple AR headset arrived in the near future.