Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted photos of himself in R&D Lab

With New Oculus VR Prototype Gloves Become a spiderman

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently documented his trip to the Oculus Research lab in Redmond, Washington.where he says “some of the best scientists and engineers in the world are pushing the boundaries of virtual and augmented reality.”virtual reality gloves that let you do a number of things, including shoot webs from your hand like Spider-Man. Here’s a picture of Zuckerberg doing just that, with a big grin on his face.

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The team is led by Michael Abrash and focuses on things like advanced optics, eye tracking, mixed reality and new ways to map the human body. The goal is to make VR and AR what we all want it to be: glasses small enough to take anywhere, software that lets you experience anything, and technology that lets you interact with the virtual world just like you do with the physical one.

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“We’re working on new ways to bring your hands in virtual and augmented reality,” Zuckerberg said. “Wearing these gloves, you can draw, type on a virtual keyboard, and even shoot webs like Spider-Man.”

Zuckerberg also shared a picture of an “anechoic chamber”–Oculus’ second one–that is used to conduct sound experiments. He claims that when the chamber is finished, it will be so quiet that you can hear your own heart beat. Another image shows Zuckerberg standing alongside manufacturing technicians wearing full-body containment suits. The picture shows the Facebook founder peering into a room where some kind of machine filters out particles 1000 times smaller than a speck of dust.


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