Jun 10, 2021

Facebook developing smartwatch with AR control

Facebook is developing a smartwatch that will act as a controller for its forthcoming augmented-reality projects. A senior Facebook executive said the smartwatch was in only its early stages - and may never be released to the public. "It's part of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's plan to build more consumer devices that circumvent Apple and Google, the two dominant mobile-phone platform creators that largely control Facebook's ability to reach people," the Verge said. Facebook Reality Labs vice-president Andrew Bosworth lent that version of the product credence, while dismissing the idea of a mainstream smartwatch. Facebook announced a similar "Controller" idea in March, saying its researchers had designed a wristband that could detect hand movements based on nerve signals.

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