Are you more “realityOS” or “xrOS”? According to Bloomberg, Apple could lean on the second option to name the new operating system for its “extended reality” headset (XR for “extended reality”). The product would offer virtual reality experiences – which “lock in” a virtual universe – and augmented reality – which places virtual objects in the user’s immediate surroundings.
The name “realityOS” or “rOS” had surfaced in May through a series of trademark registrations around the world. But finally, Apple would have set its sights on “xrOS”, which is also the subject of several trademark registrations by a display company, which we suspect the presence of Apple behind.
Coincidentally, Meta also uses this name for the operating system under development internally. But Facebook’s parent company does not appear to be behind these trademark registrations. Things could soon become clearer for Apple’s XR headphones, Ming-Chi Kuo even predicted a presentation in January.
For its mixed reality headset, Apple seems to be preparing a metaverse