Facebook launches Augumanted Reality camera effects platform
Facebook launches Augumanted Reality camera effects platform
21 Abril, 2017, 20:15
Facebook, the dominant social media in the Middle East and owner of WhatsApp, announced on April 18 at its F8 2017 developer conference that it's making the smartphone camera the centerpiece of its augmented reality strategy. Anyone with a good idea or some experience can join the AR Studio and start experimenting with this new exciting tech, which has gone well past Pokemon Go already.
Facebook has made significant investment in VR, including its $2 billion purchase of virtual reality technology Oculus Rift in 2014. However, AR is just as viable a technology, yet should cost a lot less to develop and doesn't require any expensive purchases for consumers. Also, the company promises to roll out thousands of AR effects on its platforms which do not offer such wider range of effects now. "As silly as these effects might seem, they're actually really important and meaningful because they allow us to share what's important to us on a daily basis".
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But Facebook could still have the edge on rivals such as Snapchat, which also launched some augmented reality features on Tuesday, likely to coincide with Facebook's news.
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