Facebook is expanding the reach of third-party augmented reality (AR) effects creators to Facebook Messenger and Portal Smart Display. Until now, augmented reality (AR) effects on Messenger and Portal were created only by Facebook’s in-house creators. Facebook announced the Facebook Connect keynote that Spark AR, a manufacturer using Facebook’s AR program, will soon allow Messenger and its created effects to be available to people on the portal. Facebook will rollout early next year.
Facebook Further said It was heartening to see in a blog that so many producers turn to Spark AR to try and connect with a larger audience. The company said the new development would help Spark AR Producers reach more people with their AR effects. People can now also use the AR effects built on the recently launched Spark AR The reels On Instagram.
Spark AR has more than 400,000 manufacturers from 190 countries, making it the largest platform for mobile AR according to Facebook. The company said that more than 1.2 million AR effects have been published on Facebook and Instagram by these creators. In the past three months, more than 150 accounts saw its effects more than a billion times.
Facebook said it created Spark AR to offer a more inclusive and reliable offering in the market. More than half of Spark AR Studio’s monthly users are women. The tech giant also said that it was working on a number of new features and capabilities that would open up new ways to showcase creativity and also make creative effort easier and faster.
Facebook too Announced It will launch its smart glasses next year which will be connected to smartphones. Mark zuckerberg Have described virtual reality As the next major computing platform, it says it has the potential to reduce the feeling of working remotely, learning or being socially isolated due to the epidemic.
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