SmartGlasses are going to be the next big thing in the technology market and Facebook is making sure that it gets a good part of it. The company has recently teamed-in with Ray-Ban to develop smart glasses for its users. These glasses would allow the wearers to connect with their friends and family easily. The founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the linkup with EssilorLuxottica SA, the world’s largest maker of eyewear, Wednesday at Facebook’s annual conference. The product market has already seen a lot of downfall in the past and also raised a lot of privacy and security issues.
However, Facebook thinks that their smart glass technology would make a big difference in how users use social media. The smart glasses are going to help users use communication apps with ease and will be launched at a very affordable price so that it can be used by more and more people. Apart from this announcement, Facebook also announced the all-new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset, which is an all-in-one virtual reality headset, starting at a price of just $299. The new Oculus Quest 2 is much lighter than the previous generation and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Platform processor and 6GB memory.
The design has been changed to have better ergonomics and longer battery life. The VR headset will be made available to pre-order today and will start shipping on October 13. The new chipset from Qualcomm is said to provide more than 11 times the AI processing than its predecessor. Not only games, but users will be able to have an enhanced experience with a lot more different applications.