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Apple supplier Quanta sees augmented-reality headset out by 2019

MacBook maker sees great opportunities in augmented reality wearables

Quanta Computer is a major supplier of Apple Watch and MacBooks. (Photo by Cheng Ting-Fang)

TAOYUAN, Taiwan -- Key Apple assembler Quanta Computer on Tuesday said augmented reality will bring huge business opportunities, adding that a significant AR device will be released no later than 2019.

"We are working on an AR project and have studied the optical technologies that AR devices have needed since two years ago," Vice Chairman C.C. Leung told reporters after the Taiwanese manufacturer's earnings conference. "Currently, we see such a device available in the market no later than the year 2019." 

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