Facebook has been working to build its augmented reality glasses for the past few years. Based on the news channel, these glasses (codenamed “Orion”) won’t be supplemental to your phone they’re supposedly built to replace it. They may reportedly be capable of taking calls without being tethered to a smartphone and can show information in “a small display,” which sounds similar to Google Glass. The glasses are additionally said to have a camera that may allow users to live to stream their journeys to followers and friends.
The news channel said that Facebook partnered with famous eyewear brand Luxottica, makers of Ray-Ban glasses, make them available to market within the next few years, probably between 2023 and 2025. The latest post by The Information claims that Ray-Ban might be directly involved, however, the fruits of its collaboration with Facebook won’t be seen on “Orion,” yet on a different set of smart glasses, codenamed “Stella.”
These are mentioned to be launching within the next few years; probably before “Orion,” and like Snap Spectacles, The Information says that they’ll feature a camera permitting users to record moments of their day and share them. Hopefully, with Ray-Ban’s assist, they’ll look better than Spectacles.