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Mark Zuckerberg put on Project Cambria VR glasses and this happened

This May 12, mark zuckerbergCEO of Goalarray of FacebookInstagram and WhatsAppshared a short demo video of some of the capabilities that the upcoming high-end Virtual Reality (VR) headset Project Cambria.

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Because it was only a sample and not an official release, the glasses appear pixelated to keep their appearance a secret. Even so, teased the ability of upcoming headsets to do full color transfers and of high resolution so that users can interact with the virtual objects they are viewing at that moment.

These tools with viewers are the prelude to the metaverse, since they will be necessary to access that digital world and be able to interact with the things or other avatars that are inside. In accordance with TheVergethe mixed reality experience that Zuckerberg tried is created using Presence Platform, of Meta that was presented last fall.

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With current Oculus Quest headsets, grayscale pass-through content is displayed, which is why high resolution image and color sensors are important to Project Cambria. In addition to being a considerable improvement, they help the user feels more comfortable and his environment sees it more like the real world.

Image of a model with an Oculus Quest all-in-one VR (Photo: Facebook/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo)
Image of a model with an Oculus Quest all-in-one VR (Photo: Facebook/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo)

The demo that is observed “from the eyes of Zuckerberg” is called “The World Beyond” and will soon be available on the App Lab. According to the CEO of Meta himself, the glasses are “even better with the full color transfer and the other advanced technologies that we are adding to Project Cambria.”

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Still no new details about the softwareNevertheless, TheVerge noted that Protocol was able to briefly test the glasses that were run on the demo, ensuring that the video quality produced by the Project Cambria sensors are not photorealisticrather they are more like images from a decent quality VCR.

The Cambria Project is one of several virtual reality headsets that Meta plans to release in the coming years to enhance Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality experiences. The glasses Zuckerber used on this occasion are expected to be officially launched later this year, which could technically be purchased online or in his first physical store located in the United States.

Meta’s first physical store

The store is made for people who want to try products like Ray-Ban Stories, Meta’s augmented reality glasses and sunglasses, as well as gadgets for video calls Portal and the virtual reality viewers Oculus.

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Facebook Retail Store (Photo: Meta)
Facebook Retail Store (Photo: Meta)

The 1,550-square-foot space will be located on the social network’s campus in Burlingame, California, at USAwhere the staff concentrates on the metaversevirtual worlds where people can work, play and socialize.

The opening puts more competition in the market for companies like Google Y Manzana, which also have physical stores. Even so, products such as virtual reality headsets and smart glasses that allow access to these virtual spaces have not yet caught on.

Meta hopes that as more people try the technologywill understand why Zuckerberg believes that the metaverse is the successor of the Internet mobile.

“Once people experience the technology, they can better appreciate it. If we did our job well, people should go away and tell their friends: ‘You have to go see the Meta Store,'” he explained. Martin Gilliardhead of the Meta Store, in a statement.

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