Meta develops AR/VR headsets and glasses, Mark Zuckerberg still believes in his Metaverse
Meta hopes to be a pioneer in the field of mixed reality. The public does not yet seem convinced by Horizon Worlds, the virtual world created by the parent company of Facebook. According to Mark Zuckerberg, AR glasses are the solution to this disenchantment. The “Meta Glass” should flourish on our shelves in 2027.
The leaders of Meta still firmly believe in the success of the Metaverse. And they are not alone. Apple could present Apple Glass in June 2023, and Samsung has registered the Galaxy Glasses, their direct competitors. Despite a wave of massive layoffs, Meta still has plans for VR headsets and smart glasses projects in his boxes. The company’s leaders revealed them to their employees.
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The Meta Quest 3 will arrive this year. It will be thinner, twice as powerful, but a little more expensive than its predecessor. 41 applications would be in preparation for this helmet. A more accessible AR/VR headset, codenamed Ventura, will be released in 2024. To appeal to the public and convert them for good to VR, it will offer optimal performance at an affordable price.
Meta plans to release Apple Glass competitors in 2027
smart glasses Third generation Ray Ban Stories will be released in 2025. They will incorporate a viewfinder that will allow you to “read SMS, QR codes and translate text in real time” and will be offered with a bracelet or a “connected watch with neural interface” (sold as an option) that will allow you to control them by hand movements.
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The company’s flagship product is the Orion project. These AR/VR glasses will be formalized in 2027 and will be “technologically more advanced, more expensive, and will be able to project realistic avatar holograms onto the real world “. It is through these AR glasses that Mark Zuckerberg’s vision that the Metaverse will be as important as smartphones will come to fruition.
Source: The Verge