According to a recent Apple press release, some developers respond with an “audible gasp” when they first use the company’s upcoming Vision Pro headset. ZDNet Reports: Michael Simmons, who leads the team behind the popular productivity apps Fantastical and Cardhop, described his experience as “like seeing Fantastical for the first time. I felt like I was part of the app.” By the time his testing session was over, the main conclusion was: “Experiencing spatial computing not only validated the designs we had been thinking about – it helped us think not only left to right or up and down, but also about across borders.” all.” “The first time you actually see your own app running, you get an audible gasp,” says David Smith, podcaster and developer of Widgetsmith.
“It immediately got me thinking about how 3D offerings and visuals could come out in our experiences,” said Chris Delbuck, lead design technologist at Slack, in Apple’s press release. Delbuck first planned to test Slack’s iPadOS version on the Vision Pro, but realized how much more potential there was in upgrading the UX to match VisionOS’ added layer of depth.