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

Augmented 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 ...

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

TechCrunch 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, ...

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

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

At 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 ...

Facebook aims to take on AR - Shanghai 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 ...

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

Facebook 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, ...

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

Facebook 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 ...

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

Facebook 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 ...

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

Seeing 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, ...

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

Facebook 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 ...

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

On 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 ...

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

Mr 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 ...

Facebook: Bulls Delighted with What They Saw at Dev Day - Barron'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 ...

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

Facebook 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 ...

Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality - The Asian Age

Facebook 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 ...

Mark Zuckerberg Announces his Future Plans at F8 Conference - PKKH

Facebook 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 ...

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

With 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 ...

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

Facebook 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 ...

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

Facebook 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 ...

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

NPR 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 ...