Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook's glasses will be released in collaboration with Ray-Ban. The social network's CEO aspires to create a "metaverse," a parallel realm in which real and virtual worlds merge.
He acknowledged the impending arrival of a pair of glasses in collaboration with Ray-Ban, based on the financial performance of the Californian behemoth. “Our next product launch will be the launch of Ray-first Ban's smart glasses in collaboration with EssilorLuxottica. The glasses have a classic appearance and allow you to do some very cool things with them. So I'm looking forward to getting them into people's hands and continuing to progress.
The idea has been known for a long time, and speculations of a Facebook-Ray-Ban merger surfaced in 2019. Internally known as Orion, this pair of glasses was designed to replace the mobile phone by allowing users to make and receive calls as well as access the Internet. information, and even live broadcasts According to the Endgadget website, these glasses were rapidly likened to Google Glass rather than other smart eyewear.
According to Mashable, a Facebook official stated that the company would be satisfied with more traditional smart glasses. The latter, like Snapchat Shows, should rely on a smartphone to function. “When we think of augmented reality glasses, we think of them as having a built-in screen that displays overlay graphics. The smart glasses, which we're developing with Luxottica [the company that owns the company that owns the company that owns the company that owns the company that owns the company that own
Facebook wants to give users a taste of what their next product will be like, but this will entail some modifications. Ray-Ban sunglasses should be more like the existing Spectacles or Echo Frames. On the other side, the social network plans to exploit this as an opportunity to establish a "metaverse."
Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook goals and the "metaverse" The word alludes to a parallel universe in which the physical and virtual worlds mix, and it's becoming increasingly popular among IT behemoths. The "Holy Grail of social interactions," according to Mark Zuckerberg, is the "metaverse." In an interview with The Verge, he defines this world as "the successor of the mobile internet."
a behemoth of projects that appear to be plucked from the pages of a science fiction novel The term "metaverse" was originally used in Neal Stephenson's science fiction novel Snow Crash in 1992. More recently, Steven Spielberg's 2018 film Ready Player One, based on the eponymous novel, conjures the same feeling.