Apple announces visionOS 2 with 3D photo transformations and an ultrawide Mac display

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visionOS 2 Launch:

 Apple introduces the second version of the Vision Pro’s operating system, visionOS 2, with significant updates set to roll out in the fall.

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Enhanced Interface:

Users will be able to rearrange apps on the homescreen, including iPad and iPhone apps, and utilize new gestures for homescreen access, Control Center viewing.

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Guest User Features:

Vision Pro will support saving hand and eye data for guest users for 30 days, simplifying the process of sharing the headset with others.

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Ultrawide Virtual Display:

The new ultrawide virtual display feature allows Vision Pro to connect to a Mac, creating a dual 4K-equivalent curved display, a significant upgrade from the current single 5K display option.

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Mouse Support:

Mouse support is finally added, allowing the use of a mouse outside of mirrored displays, expanding functionality for Vision Pro users.

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Physical Keyboard Detection:

Vision Pro will now be able to reveal the user’s physical keyboard, enhancing the experience for those working in fully immersed spaces.

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New Virtual Environment:

A new environment called Bora Bora will be available, expanding the range of virtual spaces users can experience with the Vision Pro.

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Independent Web Video Players:

Vision Pro will support watching web videos from platforms like YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon independently of the Safari browser.