Zuckerberg gave a live demonstration that how the much celebrated technology, which is called as Virtual Reality, could be used to communicate with others. He showed that how each user will be having its own avatar that could even react to the facial expressions in real-time! It can give facial expressions like laughing, smiling, etc. You can use these avatars to play games or could travel to all new different locations or simply could have a conversation.
The headset is made compatible with Facebook and Messenger so that the Virtual Reality users can answer all the calls and even talk to you on messages. You can even take pictures so that you can paste directly on your Facebook profile. Now, if we talk about the Oculus Connect conference, which happened in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Facebook’s future plan of investing $250 million in developing the applications for its headset and also $250 million has already been spent. It’s more like, planning $250 million already spent and $250 million more to go.
Facebook’s Virtual Reality department has added the little more for the headset like they have made the new-add-ons like headphones ($49), movement sensors ($79) and controllers ($199). Zuckerberg has also unveiled a wireless version of the Oculus Rift which they named it as Santa Cruz. They have said that it is the next-generation Virtual Reality device which will be very much more powerful than smart phone powered Samsung VR or Google’s Daydream View! The company is also planning to create a pair of VR sunglasses!