A new reality

Apple's latest gadget will have to prove its utility

Apple Vision Pro

Apple Vision Pro (Photo: Bloomberg)

Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai

Listen to This Article

Interest in a touchscreen product that users could interact with directly with their fingers rather than using a stylus was first expressed by Steve Jobs in 1999. The device would require a triple-layered capacitive multi-touch touchscreen, a technology thought to be the stuff of science fiction even at the start of this century. A shift from pen computing to touchscreens had dominated discussions on personal tech at that time, even as Apple, Microsoft, and others launched their own tablet computers operated with the help of a stylus. The iPad — Apple’s tablet computer which finally made the jump to touch-based computing from its stylus-based Newton series — was released in 2010. But, by then the iPhone, released in 2007, had

First Published: Jun 28 2023 | 9:51 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com