Enterprise IT managers will be able to better control the Apple Vision Pro used by its employees, with visionOS 1.1 adding mobile device management to the headset.
The Apple Vision Pro has the potential to be a multi-tasking powerhouse for workers at companies, but it introduces new challenges for IT departments to maintain and lock down. To help that, Apple’s introducing mobile device management.
The first beta of visionOS 1.1, now available to test brings the Apple Vision Pro to the Apple Device Management system, allowing IT teams to manage the headset in a similar way to the iPhone, iPad and Mac. This includes simplifying activation of the headset when onboarding employees, reports TechCrunch.
“We’re going to bring device management capability into that beta,” Apple enterprise worldwide product marketing’s Jeremy Butcher told TechCrunch.
“We know that in order to unlock all of [the power of the Apple Vision Pro], businesses are going to want to manage these devices at scale,”he continued. “So the good news is we’ve got a lot of great technology to bring over to Vision Pro in that regard.”
The integration includes elements like single sign-on support, identity management, managed Apple IDs, and security features.