Apple Partnering With Disney for Upcoming Vision Pro Headset

by | Jun 5, 2023 | News Outside the Parks, Technology

At the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled their upcoming Vision Pro mixed reality headset. Soon after the announcement, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger joined onstage to announce that Disney would be partnering with Apple on the exciting new technology.

Apple has officially kicked off its weeklong Worldwide Developers Conference, where the company is set to announce new technologies, tools, and other additions. According to CNN, one of the major announcements from Apple so far has been the announcement of a new product — the Apple Vision Pro. The new mixed-reality headset will blend virtual reality and augmented reality. According to Apple, “Once a user puts on the device, they’re able to see apps directly projected in front of them.” And Disney fans will be pleased to know that the Walt Disney Company is among the partners on board to provide new experiences for Vision Pro when it launches.

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Disney Partnering with Apple Vision Pro

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger made an appearance during the Vision Pro announcement (which you can watch in the live stream below), sharing Disney’s involvement with Apple Vision Pro.

Iger shared that Vision Pro will be able to bring Disney to its fans in ways that were “previously impossible.” Iger shared a preview of a few examples, which included a look at how the headset will work with streaming platforms like Disney+ and ESPN+.

Photo Courtesy of Apple

They also teased the idea of bringing the Disney Parks directly into your living room or taking a trip with National Geographic. It brings a whole new meaning to the idea of bring Disney home to you!

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Photo Courtesy of Apple

Apple has shared that the Apple Vision Pro will be available for purchase in early 2024 for $3,499. We can’t wait to learn more about Disney’s role in this new piece of technology, so stay tuned for more information.

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Morgan is the Staff Editor for WDW Magazine. A lifelong Disney fan, her dream day involves just about anything to do with Animal Kingdom. Along with several years of experience writing about Disney, Morgan has also written as a contributing writer for Well + Good, Scary Mommy, Brit + Co, and Baby Chick.
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