Meta is reportedly planning to release its first pair of smart glasses with a display in 2025, along with a neural interface smartwatch designed to control them. Which CEO Mark Zuckerberg predicts will eventually be as popular as mobile phones, reports The Verge.
During a roadmap presentation of its AR and VR efforts on Tuesday, Meta’s Reality Labs division shared details with thousands of employees. Alex Himmel, the company’s vice president for AR, said in 2025, the third generation of smart glasses will ship with a display that they’ve developed to view incoming text messages, scan QR codes, and translate text from another language. Viewfinder”. real time, the report said.
Additionally, the glasses will feature a “neural interface” band that allows the wearer to control them using hand movements, such as swiping fingers across an imaginary D-pad. Eventually, he claims, the band will allow the wearer to use a virtual keyboard and type at a speed similar to the speed of a mobile phone, the report said.
Meanwhile, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the company is building a new “top-level” product team that will be “focused” on generative artificial intelligence (AI). “We are creating a new top-level product group in Meta focused on Generative AI to turbocharge our work in this area,” Zuckerberg posted on Facebook.
“We are starting by pulling together a lot of the teams working on generative AI across the company into one group focused on creating delightful experiences around this technology across all of our different products.”
Meanwhile, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that the Apple MR headset may not arrive this year due to software issues. “The forecast for the mass shipment schedule remains unchanged, but Apple’s first-gen AR/MR headset release at the Spring event is looking increasingly likely. Meanwhile, the headset launching alongside the iPhone 15 in 3Q23 is looking increasingly likely.” is,” Kuo said in a tweet.
Apple’s second generation AR (Augmented Reality) / MR (Mixed Reality) headset will have two high-end and low-end models, possibly launching in 2025. According to Kuo, high-end and low-end will be developed. and produced by Luxcaseict (a Chinese electronic components manufacturer) and Foxconn (a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer) respectively.
“Apple’s second generation AR/MR headset has two high-end and low-end models. The high-end and low-end will be developed and manufactured by Luxcaseict and Foxconn, respectively,” Kuo said.
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