Facebook could develop a new smartwatch and launch it soon


The Facebook watch comes in principle with an Android base, but it is also possible that the hardware palette based on social solutions will bring its own operating system over time.

Android-based smartwatch can be developed on Facebook, he learned by referring to people close to The Information.

While it has not been revealed whether the hardware in question will actually run Google Wear OS, it is possible that Facebook will develop their own operating system in the meantime, which could be housed in other devices or even later versions of the rumored smartphone.

The device in question can also know the usual features of smartwatches, messaging, and fitness and health features, so you can connect to the company’s already expanding hardware range, such as Oculus VR glasses (Oculus was acquired in 2014) or a video chat device called Portal.

In addition, Facebook announced last September that it would work with Ray-Bann to make smart glasses with a look planned for 2021, while nonetheless, they began to wink at augmented reality with their prototype AR glasses, also under development, called Project Aria.

So it’s no secret that the social media network is also planning to take serious steps in terms of hardware: more than 6,000 employees are working on its various VR and AR projects.

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Source: PC World Online Hírek by pcworld.hu.

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