Fb on Wednesday confirmed it’s engaged on a smartwatch that may sooner or later join with augmented actuality glasses being developed by the main social community.
Fb Actuality Labs is investing in methods to make AR glasses extra helpful, unit head Andrew “Boz” Bosworth stated in a tweet responding to a Verge report that the social community is aiming to unveil a smartwatch subsequent 12 months.
Smartwatch options will embody cameras, and it’ll combine with Fb apps equivalent to image-centric social community Instagram, based on the Verge.
“We’ve stated we wish AR glasses to be really helpful — we’re investing in applied sciences throughout the board that can make that interplay really feel extra pure and intuitive,” Bosworth tweeted.
He cautioned that analysis does not all the time lead to a completed product.
“We’ll share extra after we’re prepared,” Bosworth stated.
“And similar to with our glasses work, we’ll seek the advice of third get together specialists to assist us get these proper.”
Fb went public some time in the past with plans for a launch this 12 months of sensible glasses which connect with smartphones as a part of an alliance with eyewear titan EssilorLuxottica.
The Ray-Ban branded eyewear, a transfer by Fb into wearable tech, is an early step in a mission to create futuristic eyewear that augments real-world views with information or graphics from the web, based on chief govt Mark Zuckerberg.