- Conversation Boost unveiled
- Better “Find My” integration.
- Spatial Audio is coming to tvOS
One of the highlights is probably the so-called Conversation Boost, which will ensure that the AirPods focus on the person who is standing directly in front of the user. It should prove especially useful for people with hearing impairment.
Also helpful: the feature for reading messages aloud will be expanded. There will be a new “Announce Notifications” option that will read aloud incoming notifications from apps you select beforehand.
Further, it was stated that AirPods Pro and Pro Max will get better integration with the “Find My” app. What’s especially nice here is the new widget view for the Home Screen. And to make sure that you don’t have to use the feature after losing the AirPods, an alert message on your smartphone can remind you that you may have just left your AirPods behind.
Spatial Audio, Apple’s 3D sound feature introduced last year, is also getting a boost. With iOS 15, Spatial Audio will also come to streaming hardware running tvOS, as well as M1 Macs.
Three-dimensional Spatial Audio is coming to tvOS. This will allow you to pair your AirPods Max, for example, with your streaming box to enjoy spatial sound on your TV.