The Unspoken Importance Of Augmented Reality To Apple’s Future

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Apple leapfrogged the industry when it announced ARKit-developed apps would immediately run on hundreds of millions of existing Apple iPhones and iPads.

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AR app development will be unlike anything we’ve seen before. There will be significant impetus from Apple’s burgeoning enterprise partnerships for industries currently grappling with digital disruption.

ARKit app demo by Smart Picture that measures the dimensions and square footage of a room© Provided by Seeking Alpha ARKit app demo by Smart Picture that measures the dimensions and square footage of a room

Expect the currently challenged bricks and mortar retail sector to be a major area of AR implementation.

The gig economy is bigger than we think and will be a lucrative area for savvy AR developers.

Until AR glasses are developed and accepted by the masses, expect iPad and iPhone to be the main beneficiaries as businesses, industries and consumers rapidly transition to an AR/AI-enabled world.

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