Facebook Lets Developers Build Augmented Reality Experiences In Its In-App Cameras
Augmented Reality Studio: Facebook is opening up its Augmented Reality platform for developers so that they can make maximum use of Facebook's computing power.
Facebook promises that their new AR platform will be "open", with Zuckerberg adding that the closed beta is available today, but "It's going to take a while for this develop". 'Pokemon GO, ' developed by Niantic and Nintendo, has generated a massive fan following as players can use AR to capture animated characters that appear in real-time locations.
For now the AR-focused Camera Effects platform is necessarily a smartphone-only affair, but promises to provide the basis for some of the interactions that will take place in the flawless "glasses form-factor" AR headset of the future.
"The unique thing that we're going to do is we're not just going to build basic cameras, we're going to build the first mainstream augmented reality platform".
"We look at [these basic applications] and we see something different". We hope that these new tools will soon be our new friends. AR studio is a tool that will enable the developers to create and develop what they want.
BC illicit drug overdoses bump up to 120 in March
Centre for Disease Control to look at the history of those who have overdosed to learn how to better reach out in the future. The Coroners Service says men have accounted for more than 82 per cent of suspected illicit drug overdose deaths.
This new camera makes use of augmented reality (AR) allowing you to add masks, frames, and objects to your pictures or while you record video (features Snapchat users will be familiar with).
"Today, we're introducing Facebook Spaces - a new VR app where you hang out with friends in a fun, interactive virtual environment as if you were in the same room". Users can choose a photo from their Facebook profile to create their customised VR identity in Spaces and then invite contacts to chat with them, watch 360 videos or create drawings.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a keynote speech that he no longer viewed glasses and spectacles - such as those created by Alphabet Inc., Microsoft Corp., and Snap Inc.
Facebook's F8 Developer Conference wraps Wednesday and the social media giant has being showing off a major push into augmented and virtual reality. Despite it not being real it still caused the users to blush and a man said he'd have to go home and tell his wife that he'd been holding hands with another woman. Some say the technologies are on the edge of taking off in a huge way - perhaps before the end of this decade.
The statement, which was tabled by the USA , would also tell North Korea not to conduct further nuclear tests. But President Donald Trump is not backing down to end Kim Jong Un's threats once and for all .
Proceeds help fund library services including story time, summer reading programs, guest speakers and equipment needs. Over 200 boxes filled with books, DVDs and CDs for children and adults alike will be available for purchase.
Khamenei only reluctantly gave his tacit approval to the deal and has continued to criticize the lack of benefits it has brought. President Hassan Rouhani, a relative moderate who pressed for the deal against domestic opposition, is seeking reelection.
Earlier in the week, cameras spied Hernandez blowing kisses to the young daughter he fathered with fiancee Shayanna Jenkins. So instead of mocking him or shaking your head, use Hernandez's life to look at your own house for signs of early trouble.
But Mr Tillerson repeated the administration's new belief that "the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end". Secretary Tillerson: The final outcome does not provide for a role for Assad in the future governance of #Syria .
Early Christians followed the Hebrew custom of celebrating Easter the same day that Jews celebrated Passover, Hibbard said. According to the New Testament, Jesus died on the cross on Good Friday, and came back to life three days later.
Munoz said that the response to a letter that the CEO sent to a group of United's "most loyal customers" was positive. House Transportation Committee after a video emerged of a passenger being violently dragged off an overbooked flight.
There, in the southern Kashmiri town of Pulwama, over 50 students were injured as they fought with security forces in the streets. Reports said over three dozen students and two dozen security men were injured in Monday's clashes in the Valley.
Jim Justice was joined by legislators in his office at 3:30 p.m. today to sign Senate Bill 386 , the Medical Cannabis Act. Richard Ojeda (D-Logan) and substantially amended in the House before receiving final legislative approval on April 6 .
Meeder Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Coca-Cola European Partners plc by 19.0% in the third quarter. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 10th will be given a dividend of 0.2261 per share on Monday, April 24th.
The Democrat Went Down in Georgia
Trump was heavily invested in the race and in a tweet claimed victory, although Ossoff could still win in the runoff. Having already endured several million in attacks from national Republican outfits, Ossoff said he's ready for more.
Fresno gunman gave blow-by-blow account of triple killing
Dyer said he dropped two necklaces he had been holding that he said were charms to ward off evil and gave himself up to police. The three men killed Tuesday had no known connection to each other or to the shooter, who is expected to be arraigned Friday.
Russia loses Trump's affection to China
The decision not to name China a currency manipulator has marked one of the sharpest major reversals of Trump's young presidency. But on Wednesday, he backed away from that promise in a Wall Street Journal interview.
Arkansas officials ask courts to clear path for executions
The inmates claim in their request Wednesday that such a compressed schedule "is contrary to the evolving standards of decency". McKesson Corp. says the state obtained the drug under false pretenses and that it wants nothing to do with executions.
Orient players, staff still awaiting payment
A Leyton Orient fan has taken it upon herself to launch a fundraising page for unpaid backroom staff at the east London club. The Professional Footballers' Association stepped in last Thursday to loan O's squad half of their wages for March.
Juncker: Brexit talks will begin after 8 June election
May has repeatedly said since becoming the Prime Minister in July that she would not hold an early general election. British Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a surprise election to take place in just seven weeks' time.
The Surge Gets A Combat Trailer Full of Brutal Action
Using your exosuit, you can block, jump, dodge and also duck (no ducking in Dark Souls ), to avoid attacks while managing stamina. Developer Deck 13 Interactive have released a new trailer focusing on the combat system in their upcoming action RPG The Surge .
FCC votes to allow some broadcasters to buy more TV stations
So it's very possible that today's action will simply reinstate the UHF discount , without addressing the situation further. The UHF discount is a relic of analog broadcasting , when transmitting in the UHF band was less efficient than in VHF.
Watch NHL Game 4 Online, Team News
Just as important was the play of Joe Pavelski , Logan Couture , Joe Thornton, Brent Burns and Patrick Marleau, their big men. Zack Kassian is first @EdmontonOilers player to score a GWG in consecutive playoff games since Fernando Pisani (2006 F vs.
BMW Helps National Parks Go Electric
This partnership supports the National Park Foundation's Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks . Members of the public-private partnership are identifying park locations for additional charging stations.