Arm-based notebook processor revenue set to grow over three-fold in 2021 with Apple taking the early lead with close to 80% Market Share
In Q2-21 Apple Crushed the Competiton by Capturing 75% of Global Handset Market Operating Profit

Apple's Future Mixed Reality Headset will use LG Innotek's 3D Time of Flight (ToF) Module

1 X2 cover -  LG Innotek


LG InnoTek will reportedly be supplying its 3D time of flight (ToF) module to Apple and Microsoft for their respective virtual reality (VR) headsets that are planned to launch next year.


The South Korean component maker already supplies its ToF modules for iPhones and iPad. ToF modules shoot lasers to an object and calculate the distance between them by measuring how long it takes for the laser to bounce back. The modules are needed for VR and augmented reality (AR) features.


(Click on image to Enlarge)

2 ToF MODULE LG Innotk for Apple VR headset


LG InnoTek had supplied its ToF modules for the iPad Pro that launched last year as well as the Pro and Pro Max models of the iPhone 12 series. It is also supplying the modules for the iPhone 13 series __ the lidar feature supports AR feature in a 5G environment.


The South Korean component maker was already supplying the modules for Facebook’s VR headset Oculus.


The Elec speculates that "It is highly likely that LG InnoTek will also be supplying its modules for Apple’s AR glass that is expected to launch in 2023.


Lastly, the report notes that Apple had signed an exclusive deal with Sony to procure image sensors that could be used for direct ToF.


10.0F0  Supply Chain News & Rumors


Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)