Apple allegedly hires away Meta’s AR public relations head. Rumors keep circulating about Apple’s mixed-reality headset. Apple has been said to hire Andrea Schubert, Meta’s communications and public relations in charge of the augmented reality (AR) products.
According to what was reported by Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman in his power on the newsletter. Schubert’s LinkedIn page indicates that she has been working for nearly six years now Meta.
Apple Allegedly Hires Away Meta’s AR Public Relations Head
“Meta, with Oculus, has been the market leader in headsets, so such a hire makes sense as Apple nears its launch,” Gurman explains.
According to the verge, on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year, Meta’s Oculus Quest 2 was one of the highest-selling products.
Not to mention that Meta’s Oculus app also surpassed the App Store in the US on Christmas Day, and stood out to be the number one free app on the Google Play store today, a potential indication that a significant amount of people were able to receive the headset as a gift this holiday.
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts About the Launching of the Mixed-Reality Headset
Rumors continue to circulate around Apple’s AR/VR headset, with Apple remaining tight-lipped about the product. Bloomberg also was said to previously report that the headset could cost a whopping $3,000 and also come with 8k displays, along with the 3D sensors for hand tracking.
The headset may also have to rely on a connected iPhone or Mac for processor-heavy tasks. We might not have to wait too much longer for Apple to officially take the wraps off of the rumored headset.
Moreover, Apple analyst Ming-Chi predicts that the mixed-reality headset could be launching sometime in the year 2022.
Apple produces popular gadgets that include Macs, iPods, iPad, and iPhones. Their products are of high quality and they also include many extra features and are well known for creativity and smartness.
MacBooks and iPhones are the main products of Apple which are seen as signs of popularity and success. The brand does not only produce iPhones but many more advanced products with other outstanding varieties.
Meta is a company that envisions a virtual world where digital avatars are connected through work, travel, or entertainment making use of the VR headsets. Zuckerberg has been bullish on the metaverse, believing it could be what will be replacing the internet as we know it.