Apple (NASDAQ AAPL) has always been a pioneer in innovation. Whenever it has entered a market, it has brought about a lot of changes with itself, disrupting the whole market segment in the process. Be it the introduction of iPhones and iPads, or be it the Macs which led to the world of computers as we know today, Therefore it should not come as a major surprise that Apple may now be looking to enter and develop the virtual shopping segment.
Apple has already done a great job on the mobile payment front with the introduction of Apple Pay. Recently Apple patented a device which is basically a VR Headset. The device has the potential of turning a normal iPhone into a Virtual Reality Headset. This Virtual Reality headset can in turn be used as a virtual shopping device or for other useful purposes.
Here in this article, we will take a closer look at this so called patent and what Apple might make of it. It should be intriguing to see the potential of such a device, especially if it can help in the development of the virtual reality shopping experience.
Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL): Innovation the Key for Apple
Currently Virtual Reality is mostly limited to the gaming niche and therefore coming into the shopping segment would be a huge step for the whole technology. According to various reports, there is a real demand for such technologies in the shopping sector. Consumers do want such technologies to come in and they believe that such stuff would change the shopping experience by a good margin.
Other companies would also be looking to enter the VR market. Google would be wary of this due to the supposed failure of Google Glass. However, companies like Facebook have actually hit the mark with the success of Oculus Rift which was able to capture the market sentiments.
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Apple (NASDAQ AAPL) has been doing great things in the stock market. The stock has sailed into the green zone for a long time now and stock holders would be expecting for a similar performance in the coming months.
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