Facebook Connect will begin at 9:55am today and is free to join. The Oculus Quest 2 is widely expected to be announced. Commentary below.
Here’s the stream:
11:00 For PC-based VR, Oculus is telling people that Oculus Quest 2 will be better than Rift S. It will have a higher resolution display and will support 90fps in the future.
10:39 Improved version of Oculus Venues (a way to watch events such as presentations).
10:38 Discussing Horizon (the VR world similar in concept to ReadyPlayerOne’s Oasis)
10:32 Discussing protecting privacy while using AR.
10:28 More about Project Aria. Discussion of possibilities of AR. Here’s a mockup:
10:24 Oculus Quest 2 accessories: Elite strap, Elite strap with battery, fit pack
10:22 Discussing AR and VR as technologies that help connect us.
10:19 More than 35 Oculus app developers have generated revenues in the millions.
10:15 Oculus Quest 2 announced. Higher resolution display, faster processor, a bit lighter, and costs less ($299). Will be released October 13. Available for preorder today.
10:11 mentions Oculus Horizon (the Oasis-like VR world). Discusses how VR can be used for office meetings.
10:10 Oculus Link will support 90fps next year
10:07 mentions launch of smart glasses next year, which will look more like classic sunglasses.
10:05 mentions AR and Project ARea.
10:00 Zuckerberg discusses how COVID has forced us to do many things online but VR helps us connect with our friends.