Apple decided against Google-glass like product

The devices were described by Fadell in an interview with Fast Company’s Co.Design blog as “visors” that make the wearer feel as though they are “sitting in a theater.” He went on to imply that the prototypes were successful, but Apple chose not to go forward with them because the company had its hands full with other projects

“We had such success with the things we were already doing that we didn’t have time,” Fadell said.

In addition to the augmented reality devices, Fadell revealed that Apple also experimented with new renditions of older technology like video cameras and remote controls. While the company has not released any of these rumored devices as standalone products, it is possible that lessons learned from the experiments have been helpful as Apple developed new technologies like the iPhone’s video capture system and Apple TV’s remote control.

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