Alright, Facebook didn't announce anything related to its wireless virtual reality headset, but it sure gave us a lot of good looks during the Day 1 keynote.
People who don't have a Rift headset can also be included in a Spaces hangout by using Facebook's Messenger video calling functionality.
M taps into artificial intelligence to recognize people and tasks in your conversations, Facebook says, helping it make smart recommendations based on context. "VR is a naturally social platform, and we are building it with people at the center", said the company's head of social VR Rachel Franklin. It's all about being yourself. At the F8 developer conference, Facebook has showcased how it views augmented reality as the next big thing, and want to make that available across platforms, especially the camera.
'LEAVE EVAN IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY, HE IS A PURE RACIST AND CHEAP MINDSET.#RealTruth,' wrote one Instagram user. Bring Anyone In On the FunWhy should the people in VR have all the fun?
"When you become friends with someone or become part of a community on Facebook, your real relationships and physical communities become stronger". They can answer your call on their phone to instantly open a window into your virtual world.
Spaces, which launched in beta for Oculus Rift Tuesday, lets users design their own avatars, and then meet with up to three of their friends in a virtual space of their choosing. Of course, there's a selfie stick too. You can increase immersion with audio and video capabilities, plus take full advantage of the space around you with 3D models.
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Spaces is Facebook's first foray into social virtual reality, and shows the power of combining the social network with Oculus hardware. You have control of your experience, including the ability to pause at any time. Facebook Spaces is all about connecting with friends and family that you know and trust, and we're committed to making VR a positive place for all.
With today's release, developers can begin crafting WebVR experiences and take advantage of React VR as a supported and documented library as browsers continue to refine and bring WebVR support to mainstream releases.
The event is an opportunity for the social media giant to lay out some of its plans and ideas for the near and more distant future - ranging from virtual reality to chat bots and new camera filters.
It's Mark Zuckerberg's augmented reality world.
Well, the case is now in court and we should wait for the court's decision on this matter.
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