Telegram is engaged on releasing a visionOS app that may permit customers to entry 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 laptop. Customers will be capable to entry their chats by way of a translucent interface and dictate messages — or kind them utilizing a digital keyboard. The app will even be capable to show media like movies that seem in am immersive view.
In a video posted to his channel on Tuesday, Telegram Founder Pavel Durov confirmed off the primary idea of the app on visionOS. Whereas Apple confirmed off just a few examples of app’s working on the Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional at its annual Worldwide Builders Convention (WWDC 2023), this is among the first detailed examples of an app working on Apple’s upcoming working system for the blended actuality headset.
The video shared by Durov begins with the visionOS app checklist, exhibiting the Telegram icon that’s highlighted with an animation when it’s chosen — that is anticipated to be normal behaviour for apps on visionOS when it’s obtainable to prospects subsequent yr.
The app demo reveals Telegram for visionOS with a left-aligned checklist of chats within the app, and deciding on a window will open it on the suitable. You’ll be able to ship messages by way of Siri, or use the default digital keyboard obtainable in visionOS. The demo reveals three-dimensional animated stickers and emoji reactions, however it’s unclear whether or not the ultimate model will embrace these animations as they seem to take over many of the show.
Telegram for visionOS will even assist media akin to movies, and tapping on a video will open it in an immersive view that dims the remainder of the interface whereas the media is enjoying. The app will even allow you to view tales, situated on the high left nook of the display screen. In the meantime, the demo reveals small icons for profile and calls sections, however they don’t seem to be proven within the video. Extra particulars on Telegram for visionOS are anticipated to be obtainable nearer to the discharge of the app — Apple’s blended actuality headset is predicted to go on sale within the US in early 2024.