Facebook to tie-up knot with Ray-Ban for its upcoming smart AR glasses

Published on September 19, 2019

Social Media giant Facebook is now heading towards the market of technology-based gadgets.  As per a report posted by The Verge, Facebook is teaming up with Ray-Ban for its upcoming smart AR glasses. As per the estimate, the company could bring the AR glasses available for the general user starting from as early as 2023.

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Facebook has been working for its own augmented reality glasses from a long ago and now it is in the news that the company will use the brand products from Ray-Ban. It is also in news that the code name of this upcoming AR glasses is “Orion.” The company is heading towards a new level of technology with all features included in that AR Glasses. Like the company may serve the feature of calling without touching your smartphone and can also show details in a small display which somewhere sounds similar to Google Glass.

The glasses are also expected to have a camera which will allow users to live to stream their journeys to their Facebook friends and followers.

CNBC stated that Facebook is already partnered with the popular eyewear brand Luxottica, the makers of Ray-Ban glasses. And the glasses are expected to come in the market in upcoming years and most probably the launch is expected in between 2023 to 2025.

A recent post from The Information claims that the renowned glasses company Ray-Ban will be directly involved with Facebook but not for the upcoming series of “Orion” rather a completely new set of smart glasses named “Stella.”

The Information also says that they’ll feature a camera in the glasses which will allow the users to capture the moments while it is still not clear whether the new AR glasses range will be called as Orion or Stella.

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