Watches and sunglasses Apple - is the visible signs of the impending era of wearable computers, said Gene Munster of research firm Piper Jaffray. IPhone and iPad manufacturer engaged in the development of so-called"Points of the future» iGlass, which displays digital images directly on the lens. The idea of such a device is to allow people to see the data and images on special lenses, and without having to look at the world through the lens.
Technology, patented Apple in this area have not yet reached a level of maturity that would run it in production. But it can happen soon. If this happens, computerized glasses become a new major discovery in the field of personal computing, the analyst said.
With clever clock all the easier. According to Piper Jaffray, the Cupertino company has the potential to release a portable companion for smartphones and tablets in the next two years. In case of success, as a convenient extension of tablets, "smart" watches also have a chance to replace or oust smartphones. Rumors about the imminent opening of the device are already .
According to some, the "smart" clock iWatch receive a small 1.5-inch display. The device will connect to mobile phones and tablets iPhone iPad with Bluetooth 4.0 wireless interface to perform a variety of tasks, such as notification about calls for alarm, SMS and other notices. Answer calls from them can be more useful.
Perhaps, Apple would not hurry with the glasses and watch, but the interest in this area by Google may force the company to take steps in this direction. This is the area where the Internet company shows some advantage in the development of new technologies. In early 2013, the project points Project Glass promises to become a reality in the form of field trials on human volunteers. Actually, Microsoft is also interested in such projects. Apple is God himself commanded to think about the practical implementation of portable PCs.