Apple Vision Pro

Apple posts visionOS 1.2 with Persona, Eyesight improvements and more

Apple posts visionOS 1.2 with Persona and Eyesight improvements.

Apple has released visionOS 1.2 for the Vision Pro. Here’s what’s new, according to Apple’s release notes: 

Mobile Device Management
– Enables account-driven device and user enrollment using Managed Apple IDs
– Support for device configuration (Wi-Fi, VPN, email accounts, single sign-on, and more)
– Support for deploying apps in volume including iPhone and iPad compatible apps, visionOS apps included in a Universal purchase, and proprietary in-house visionOS apps
– Support for remote erase via MDM and device inventory data

– Adds support for iMessage Contact Key Verification

– Closed captions can be anchored to the playback control while viewing Apple Immersive Video

Persona (beta) and EyeSight
– Adds an option to enroll your Persona hands-free
– Improves hair and makeup appearance
– Improves neck and mouth representation
– Improves rendering of the eyes for EyeSight

Virtual keyboard
– Cursor positioning for text input is now more accurate
– Resolves some instances where the virtual keyboard placement obscures the text input field
– Fixes an issue where in some cases, the text preview on the virtual keyboard may appear out of sync with the text field in the app
– Fixes an issue where the edit menu may appear unexpectedly

Mac Virtual Display
– Improves the reliability of discovering and connecting to a Mac using Mac Virtual Display
– Resolves an issue where Universal Control may stop working
– Addresses a connectivity issue that occurs when a previously paired Bluetooth device cannot be found

Captive Network Support
– Ability to set up your device while using a captive WiFi network such as those found at hotels, cafes and airports

visionOS‌‌ 1.2 can be installed by going to the Settings app on the Vision Pro, selecting the General section, and choosing Software Update. The spatial computer headset has to be removed to install the software. A progress bar will be displayed on the front EyeSight display.

About the Vision Pro

Demos of the Apple Vision Pro at Apple Stores in the U.S. can be reserved on To reserve a free Vision Pro demo online, go here, then follow the steps to book an appointment at your local Apple Store. 

Pricing for the Vision Pro starts at US$3,499 with 256GB of storage. ZEISS Optical Inserts are available: $99 for reading lens and $149 for prescription lens. 

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.