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Facebook's Bet on Augmented Reality Includes a Billion Beta-Testers - Variety;

Facebook's Bet on Augmented Reality Includes a Billion Beta-Testers - Variety

VarietyFacebook's Bet on Augmented Reality Includes a Billion Beta-TestersVarietyAugmented reality was one of the big themes of Facebook's f8 developer conference in San Jose, California, this week — and that's despite the fact that Facebook is not in the business to build an augmented reality headset. Not yet, anyway. “I used to ...and more »

Hands-on with Facebook's augmented reality creation tool - TechCrunch;

Hands-on with Facebook's augmented reality creation tool - TechCrunch

TechCrunchHands-on with Facebook's augmented reality creation toolTechCrunchTechCrunch brings you behind the scenes at Facebook's F8 conference to show what it's like to build augmented reality experiences with Facebook's new AR Studio developer tool. It makes it simple to create Snapchat-style augmented reality selfie masks, ...and more »

Facebook reveals its radical 'mind reading' system - Daily Mail;

Facebook reveals its radical 'mind reading' system - Daily Mail

Daily MailFacebook reveals its radical 'mind reading' systemDaily Mail'No such technology exists today, and we think optical imaging is the best place to start. 'In a few years we expect to demonstrate a real time system. 'That would be crazy amazing - but its only the beginning of what's possible. 'Your brain also ...and more »

At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR - NewsFactor Network;

At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR - NewsFactor Network

NewsFactor NetworkAt F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through ARNewsFactor NetworkAt last year's Facebook F8 developer conference, CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg outlined his company's 10-year roadmap to making the world "more open and connected." At this year's F8, which kicked off yesterday in San Jose, he introduced his ...and more »

Facebook aims to take on AR - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

Facebook aims to take on AR - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)Facebook aims to take on ARShanghai Daily (subscription)Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at Facebook's F8 developer conference on Tuesday at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. — AFP. FACEBOOK Inc is trying to seize on the augmented reality technology, a mix of ...and more »

Snap's anti-developer attitude is an augmented liability - TechCrunch;

Snap's anti-developer attitude is an augmented liability - TechCrunch

TechCrunchSnap's anti-developer attitude is an augmented liabilityTechCrunchFacebook just invited outside developers to help it build an augmented reality content platform. Snapchat banned outside developers in 2015 and has never had a real platform. Mark Zuckerberg knows he can't anticipate everything Facebook users want, ...and more »

Facebook vs Snap: The Social Media Players Battling on This Technology - Profit Confidential;

Facebook vs Snap: The Social Media Players Battling on This Technology - Profit Confidential

Profit ConfidentialFacebook vs Snap: The Social Media Players Battling on This TechnologyProfit ConfidentialFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has done it again! On the first day of F8—the company's annual developer conference—Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a new augmented reality platform and the company announced new products, which clearly ...and more »

Facebook's Augmented Reality Plans Just Opened the Door for Apple - The Mac Observer;

Facebook's Augmented Reality Plans Just Opened the Door for Apple - The Mac Observer

The Mac ObserverFacebook's Augmented Reality Plans Just Opened the Door for AppleThe Mac ObserverFacebook is embracing augmented reality and its platform will be something we already have: our smartphones. That's good news for Apple because Facebook just set bar for what the average user will expect, and it very likely plays into Apple's own plans ...and more »

Facebook Unveils AR App Platform, Envisions Transformed Future - MediaPost Communications

Facebook Unveils AR App Platform, Envisions Transformed FutureMediaPost CommunicationsSeeing immense opportunity where rivals have failed, Facebook is apparently ready to corner the business of augmented reality. At the heart of the effort is a new AR app marketplace, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled at Facebook's F8 conference, ...and more »

Do you want to live in Facebook's AR world? (The 3:59, Ep. 213) - CNET;

Do you want to live in Facebook's AR world? (The 3:59, Ep. 213) - CNET

CNETDo you want to live in Facebook's AR world? (The 3:59, Ep. 213)CNETFacebook is making a big bet on AR. James Martin/CNET. It's Mark Zuckerberg's augmented reality world. Do you want to live in it? The Facebook CEO spelled out his vision for augmented reality at his company's F8 developer conference on Tuesday. It won ...and more »

Facebook F8: The Good, the Bad, and the Snapchat Clone - Barron's;

Facebook F8: The Good, the Bad, and the Snapchat Clone - Barron's

Barron'sFacebook F8: The Good, the Bad, and the Snapchat CloneBarron'sOn the first day of its developer conference, the company announced new features for messaging, virtual reality, and augmented reality. By. Emily Bary. April 19, 2017 11:50 a.m. ET. Text Size; Regular; Medium; Large. Facebook is trying to make virtual ...and more »

Facebook to bring augmented reality to real world -Zuckerberg - Daily Trust;

Facebook to bring augmented reality to real world -Zuckerberg - Daily Trust

Daily TrustFacebook to bring augmented reality to real world -ZuckerbergDaily TrustMr Mark Zuckerberg, the Chairman of Facebook says the organisation will bring augmented reality to the real world as viable parts of Facebook business over the next decade. Zuckerberg was quoted by the Business Insider, an online news website as saying ...and more »

Facebook: Bulls Delighted with What They Saw at Dev Day - Barron's (blog)

Facebook: Bulls Delighted with What They Saw at Dev DayBarron's (blog)The Street Today is responding to Facebook's (FB) annual developer conference, “F8,” whose keynote took place yesterday, during which founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and his team, discussed a variety of products and initiatives for artificial ...and more »

Facebook looks to add augmented reality tools, making chores more interesting - MassLive.com;

Facebook looks to add augmented reality tools, making chores more interesting - MassLive.com

MassLive.comFacebook looks to add augmented reality tools, making chores more interestingMassLive.comFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) (Noah Berger). Print Email · The Associated Press By The Associated Press The Associated ...and more »

Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality - The Asian Age;

Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeFacebook CEO wants to augment your realityThe Asian AgeFacebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual vacation with faraway friends and family. (Representational image). Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual vacation with faraway ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg Announces his Future Plans at F8 Conference - PKKH;

Mark Zuckerberg Announces his Future Plans at F8 Conference - PKKH

PKKHMark Zuckerberg Announces his Future Plans at F8 ConferencePKKHFacebook Developer Conference, or F8, held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California yesterday. Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Announces his Future Plans at F8 Conference. In that event, Facebook announced an augmented reality ...and more »

How Real does VR, AR, or MR have to be to scale? - VizWorld.com;

How Real does VR, AR, or MR have to be to scale? - VizWorld.com

VizWorld.comHow Real does VR, AR, or MR have to be to scale?VizWorld.comWith Facebook's #F82017 underway, industry observers are announcing the end of the cellphone and the arrival of Augmented Reality for the masses as happy developers watched a demonstration of a dad with his kid holding up his phone to view an object ...and more »

Facebook tries to entice developers by opening up its augmented reality platform - www.v3.co.uk;

Facebook tries to entice developers by opening up its augmented reality platform - www.v3.co.uk

www.v3.co.ukFacebook tries to entice developers by opening up its augmented reality platformwww.v3.co.ukFacebook has claimed that the smartphone - and not its own Oculus virtual reality headset - will form the basis of the first mainstream augmented reality (AR) platform. And the company is looking to attract developers in order to kick-off its efforts ...and more »

Recode Daily: O'Reilly on the way out, Zuckerberg on AR at F8 and Mossberg on the S8 - Recode;

Recode Daily: O'Reilly on the way out, Zuckerberg on AR at F8 and Mossberg on the S8 - Recode

RecodeRecode Daily: O'Reilly on the way out, Zuckerberg on AR at F8 and Mossberg on the S8RecodeFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg played around with augmented reality while preparing for his F8 keynote speech. Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook. Fox News may be ready to cut ties with Bill O'Reilly. Support from James and Lachlan Murdoch appears to be ...and more »

Facebook's new grand plan to draw you in - 89.3 KPCC;

Facebook's new grand plan to draw you in - 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCCFacebook's new grand plan to draw you in89.3 KPCCNPR reporter Aarti Shahani tested Facebook's new social VR platform. She requested an older avatar to represent her, but that was not available. Her guide "Phil" had her tour virtual cherry blossoms. /NPR. 156614 full ...and more »