Telegram is working to launch a visionOS app that can give customers entry to the messaging app on the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional blended actuality headset subsequent yr, and the app’s founder has revealed how the app will seem on Apple’s first spatial pc. Customers will have the ability to entry their chats by a clear interface and dictate messages – or sort them utilizing a digital keyboard. The app may even have the ability to show media akin to movies displayed in an immersive view.
In a video posted on his channel on Tuesday, Telegram founder Pavel Durov confirmed the primary idea of the app on visionOS. Whereas Apple confirmed a number of examples of apps working on Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional at its annual Worldwide Builders Convention (WWDC 2023), this is without doubt one of the first detailed examples of an app working on Apple’s upcoming blended actuality working system— headset.
The video shared by Durov begins with the visionOS app listing displaying the Telegram icon highlighted with an animation when chosen — that is anticipated to be default conduct for apps on visionOS when it is accessible to prospects subsequent yr.
The app demo exhibits Telegram for visionOS with a left-aligned listing of in-app chats, and choosing a window opens it to the proper. You’ll be able to ship messages through Siri or use the default digital keyboard accessible in visionOS. The demo exhibits three-dimensional animated stickers and emoji reactions, however it’s unclear if the ultimate model will embrace these animations, as they seem to take over a lot of the display.
Telegram for visionOS may even assist media akin to movies, and tapping on a video will open it in an immersive view that mutes the remainder of the interface whereas the media performs. The app additionally lets you view tales, positioned within the higher left nook of the display. In the meantime, the demo exhibits small icons for profile and name sections, however they do not seem within the video. Extra particulars about Telegram for visionOS are anticipated to be accessible nearer to the discharge of the app – Apple’s blended actuality headset is anticipated to go on sale within the US in early 2024.