Apple Has A Secret Team Working To Make the iPhone’s Camera a Portal to Augmented Reality

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Apple is integrating augmented reality technology into the iPhone’s camera app, a person familiar with the matter told Business Insider.

The effort, which involves teams from several acquired startups, reflects Apple’s near-term desire to put augmented reality technology into consumers’ hands even as it develops special glasses that could eventually change the way people perceive their surroundings.

Apple also recently hired an expert in head-mounted displays, in the latest sign of its longer-term glasses initiative. Read more…