Prison » Report claims Facebook has ‘hundreds’ of employees working on augmented reality glasses

Daily Mail
January 21, 2019

Facebook may be making AR glasses after all. 

The social media giant recently moved hundreds of employees from its Facebook Reality Labs research division to a totally new unit devoted to augmented reality hardware, according to Business Insider.

This hardware is expected to include Facebook’s much-anticipated AR glasses.

The team is believed to be led by Michael Abrash, an AR/VR exec, as well as Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth, Facebook’s vice president of augmented reality and virtual reality.

Facebook confirmed the move in a statement to Business Insider, saying that the team includes ‘a few hundred people.’

A source who claims to have played with a prototype of Facebook’s AR glasses told Business Insider that the glasses closely resemble a pair of typical eyeglasses.

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This article was posted: Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:48 am

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