Apple has always said that they would not enter a market unless they are certain that the can "contribute" significantly to that market.
It appears that they have decided to enter the Automobile market.
Time will tell.
I think Hermès is the ideal partner for Apple. Most of their watches *are* square and their watch faces are simple and elegant.Hermès watches are usually expensive because of precious metals, diamonds, fancy movements etc...The AppleWatch replace all that with functionality and flexible design choices at a much lower price point.Apple should stick with Hermès and their very elegant and simple designs. Designs from Rolex or Tag Heuer would not be as compatible. Since Tag...
PrimeSense = Semiconductor for tiny 3D sensor.
+ Metaio = Augmented reality and computer vision.
+ FaceShift = Facial Motion capture for movies & games.
If the iPhone 6S has a 3D camera based on the PrimeSense technology, there will be a gold rush for applications.
Metaio and FaceShift appear to be 2 advanced tools suites for for a 3D camera.
The potential applications are endless.
If it ever comes out, patent suits will be filed and they will shut it down.
H.265 will bring 8K support, why compare vapor ware to H.264
Here is a comparison.
MPEG-H, HEVC, Part 2
MPEG 4 Part 10, AVC
Successor to H.264/AVC
Successor to MPEG-2 Part
* 40-50% bit rate reduction compared...
1. It's based on Tizen? No software = DOA.
2. With WatchOS 2 in less than 10 days Samsung can't compete vapor ware.
3. The rotating bezel is a huge mechanical part for a for the watch that will likely break.
Time will tell.