Zuck says augmented reality will flourish on phones before glasses

Snapchat selfie lenses and Pokemon Go, not Magic Leap and HoloLens . Smartphones are how Mark Zuckerberg sees augmented reality going mainstream, rather than potentially awkward headsets and glasses. That’s an important clue to how Facebook will adapt to this next computing platform. Yesterda… [Read More]

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Smartphones are how Mark Zuckerberg sees augmented reality going mainstream, rather than potentially awkward headsets and glasses.
I think there’s a big opportunity to build out that platform and a lot more functionality around that.
The Oculus-made Gear VR, a cheap headset powered by popular Samsung Galaxy phones, is mobile, comparatively cheap, and runs on a device tons of people already own.
That’s why the Gear VR had already reached 1 million active users while the Rift is confined to hardcore gamers and VR enthusiasts.
In any case, with these new comments, we can expect Facebook won’t rush to launch its own MagicHoloLeap headset.

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Source: Techcrunch