The leake of the series of tweets shared today, AirPods Studio is thought to contain ultra-broadband U1 chips that can track the location of the headphones in Find My applications, but it may also have other features, such as directional detection of other range of U1 devices.
Apple says U1 chip will
The distance between two devices that support ultra-wideband can be accurately measured by calculating the time required for radio waves to be transmitted between the two devices, with a precision much higher than that of Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi. The leaker also said,
U1 the chip onlyiPhone11 and iPhone 11 pro, 2020iPadThe Pro and second iPhone SE did not appear U1, which cast doubt on the future of the chip until recently it was included in the Apple Watch Series 6.
Another tweet from Chinese explains the practicability and wider significance of U1 chip in airpods studio. The leak believes that the expansion of U1 chip to Apple watch series 6 demonstrates Apple's continued commitment to the technology and marks the future of the chip becoming more important in Apple's ecosystem.
According to reports, the U1 chip will be conducive to automatic recognition of the position of the headset, that is, users wear headphones on both sides, the new technology will not let it appear fixed left and right, users only need to wear headphones, Audio channels will be switched as needed without user intervention.
With the release of airpods Pro spatial audio and IOS 13's iPhone 11 directional airdrop, Apple seems to be increasingly interested in directional and location-based technologies.
Apple's upcoming AirTags will be more subtle than simple item tracking.
Label is a node that connects everything. As a bridge connecting various devices, U1 is the most important part to realize the bridge. The privacy function of IOS 14 is to make tags better used in private environment, which solves the problem of privacy infringement involved in the use.
AirTags is an important part of a larger U1 network used
I believe airtags will come with the iPhone 12 in October, because airtags and airpods studio have been in production for some time.