Apple Seeds Third visionOS 2 Beta to Developers

Apple today released the third beta of an upcoming visionOS 2 update to developers, with the third beta coming two weeks after the second beta.

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Registered developers are able to opt into the betas by opening up the Settings app on their device, going to the Software Update Section, tapping on the "Beta Updates" option, and toggling on the Developer Beta. Note that an Apple ID associated with a developer account is required to download and install the beta.

‌visionOS 2‌ is able to take the depth information from 2D photos and turn them into 3D photos using advanced machine learning. Apple says that the feature is meant to add depth to photos to make memories more immersive.

There are new hand gestures for activating the Home View and Control Center, and the Home View is also now customizable with apps able to be rearranged. Travel Mode now includes support for trains, and Guest User profiles are now saved for 30 days so guests don't have to do the setup process every time they try out the headset.

Later in the year, Mac Virtual Display will support higher resolution and larger sized virtual displays, which Apple says will be equivalent to two 4K monitors side by side. With an AirPlay update, the Vision Pro can serve as an ‌AirPlay‌ receiver, so content from the iPhone, iPad, or Mac can be shared to the headset.

The Mindfulness app can track and respond to breathing patterns using the camera for an improved meditation experience, and the Vision Pro supports Bluetooth mice with ‌visionOS 2‌.

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Think|Different Avatar
1 week ago
LFG! Gets better and better.

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madis Avatar
1 week ago

advanced machine learning
ugh.. the misuse of advanced is everywhere. people don't even understand what "machine learning" means. and
now you're referring to advanced machine learning.
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dbourne Avatar
1 week ago
Turning 'flat' 2D photos into Spatial (WOW) images was in beta 2. I hadn't tried it out. Just WOW. Forget soft backgrounds, aka bokeh spatial images rock!!!
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1 week ago

With an AirPlay update, the Vision Pro can serve as an AirPlay receiver, so content from the iPhone, iPad, or Mac can be shared to the headset.
This is so backwards! I want to be able to share what I'm seeing on an AVP with others. It would really be cool to be able to share content simultaneously between two AVPs. That's the feature apple needs to add to VisionOS. The sooner the better.
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TallGuyGT Avatar
1 week ago
I thought the first 2 Betas were as good as the general release, nice to see this moving along. Look forward to the larger Mac virtual displays - I assume that needs coordination with MacOS Sequoia since the Mac will be doing the rendering.
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