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Mark Zuckerberg wants to eliminate all screens from your life with special glasses - Business Insider

If Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has his way, you'll never have to buy a gadget with a screen again. Instead, you'll be using a pair of augmented reality (AR) glasses or even contacts in the future in order to place digital content on top of any surface ...and more »

Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It's the Network, of Course - New York Times

The tech world just witnessed a robbery. The heist was so brazen you kind of had to admire it, even if it was pulled off with all the grace of a gas station stickup. Facebook barged into Snapchat's happy Venice Beach, Calif., mansion, took a solid ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Facebook's Augmented Reality Engine Brings AI Right to Your Phone - WIRED

When Hussein Mehanna showed off a new incarnation of Facebook's Big Blue App back in November, it seemed a tiny improvement—at least on the surface. The app could transform a photo from your cousin's wedding into a Picasso or a Van Gogh or a Warhol, a ...and more »

8 things we learned at F8 about Facebook's augmented reality future -

F8, Facebook's developer forum, was the scene for the beginning of a new age of augmented reality – captured through your phone's camera. 2017 will be the defining year for a slew of virtual (VR), augmented (AR) and mixed reality platforms from various ...and more »

What Facebook's big bet on AR means for brands - ClickZ

For years now, brands have heard that augmented reality (AR) is one of the next big things, but there's a strong argument to be made that it hasn't quite lived up to the hype. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, however, believes that AR is a big part of the ...and more »

Facebook reveals its camera-centric AR future - Engadget

Facebook is convinced that folks are going to ply the world with cameras that can enhance your reality, as it told us last year. Now, at F8 in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled the "Camera Effects Platform," the first developer system for ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg Looks to a Post-Smartphone Future at Facebook F8 - Newsweek

facebook augmented reality f8 zuckerberg AR Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Share. Tech ...and more »

Facebook wants you to hang out with your friends in VR - Network World

Facebook is making it possible to hang out with your friends in virtual reality using Spaces, a new app the company launched Tuesday for the Oculus Rift. The app will allow people to join a shared, immersive video call, represented by a personalized ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg, in his own words, on why AR is Facebook's next big platform bet - Recode

Mark Zuckerberg has a vision for the future, and it involves a lot less stuff. “Think about how many of the things you use [that] don't actually need to be physical,” Zuckerberg, Facebook's future-forming, 32-year-old CEO, said from his all-glass ...and more »