Earlier, news broke that Facebook had changed its name to Meta. But while the essence of Mark Zuckerberg's statement had not yet dried, Bloomberg magazine published an image of a smartwatch equipped with a front-facing camera.
The publication also said that the smartwatch was likely It will be released next year. Of course, it should be said that this announced time is not definite and this watch may be unveiled at another time. Developed, obtained. This app can be used to record videos with these glasses and upload them to the social network Facebook.
This is a sign that this smartwatch can be used with this app on iOS And controlled Android. Also, the information and codes found in this app show that photos and videos taken with this smartwatch can be stored on the phone using this app.
In addition, this information shows that this smartwatch It has the code name "Milan". A look at other smartwatches on the market, such as the Apple Watch, shows that Apple has never used a camera in this smartwatch.
This has led third-party companies like Wristcam to build a special camera that They can be used to equip the Apple Watch with a front-facing camera. In fact, the company has designed a strap equipped with a camera that users should replace their Apple Watch strap.
As you know, Oculus is a subsidiary of Facebook, which currently manufactures virtual reality headsets. There are also reports that the company is working on a hybrid reality headset, virtual reality and augmented reality at the same time.
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As a result, this smartwatch may become an input for this headset. Bloomberg says the smartwatch will be unveiled next year. If this happens, this watch could become a competitor to the Apple Watch 8 Series. Published information about the Apple Watch 8 Series shows that this watch has sensors to monitor a person's body temperature, as well as a non-invasive sensor to measure blood sugar.
There are other rumors that Apple will use next year Will unveil 3 types of Apple Watch. These three models are the standard version of the Apple Watch 8 Series, the affordable Apple Watch SE, and a hard-working version for athletes. There is a lot of talk about Apple developing an augmented reality headset. If these rumors come true, it could be said that the headset could compete with the device Meta is developing.
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