Facebook Talks Up AR At F8 Conference


Zuckerberg made the statement at the F8 developer conference today, saying "we're making the camera the first augmented reality platform". We already know that simple versions of such graphics are already in the market. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on a new TV to fit your living room, you'd just buy a virtual one that can be as big as you need it to be.

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Game developer EA has also built a Mass Effect-themed helmet mask that pulls in stats from your progress in the game. These are the following update topics that were being touched regarding Facebook.

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The special effect, courtesy of a technology called SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping), is part and parcel of what Zuckerberg called the "next generation of Facebook's Messenger Platform". Given the volume of users with phones, that's actually a pretty compelling argument and Facebook can turn on this functionality for its more than a billion users. You are expected to impersonate a character that resembles your looks from a picture of your choice in order to do things together with Facebook friends online. Frames made in Frame studio will appear in the cameras of the user's friends or Page fans and will feature the creator's name along with the effect in the camera and in News Feed posts. "But we're going to give this another go", Messenger boss David Marcus said. But in the last couple of years, we've started to see primitive examples of AR on phones in the camera. It will allow those who own virtual reality headsets to build personalized cartoonish-looking avatars from their recently tagged photos. During Facebook's F8 conference, the company announced the beta launch of Facebook Spaces, which lets you interact with friends as if they were right next to you.

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Facebook is planning to tap into augmented reality technology popularised by the hit smartphone game Pokemon Go. Augmented reality technology is accessible to nearly anyone now.