21 Apr '17, 4pm

#AR

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the audience at F8 that Facebook is turning the camera into a platform for AR development. (Image source: Facebook) “We're making the camera the first augmented reality platform,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. Delivering a keynote on April 18 at F8 2017, Facebook's annual developer conference, Zuckerberg announced that the social media company is finally ready to start revealing why it has been investing so much into the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) space. Think about how many things we have in our lives don't need to be physical,” he said, explaining Facebook's vision of “extending the physical world online” through three main use cases: displaying information (directions, messages, notifications, ect.); adding digital objects into scenes; and enhancing existing physical objects. “I used to think glasses would be t...

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