Bloomberg: Facebook is developing a device to talk via video link


NEW YORK, August 2. /TASS/. Facebook is developing a device intended for the negotiation of a video, it can submit in spring 2018. This was reported on Tuesday by Bloomberg.

According to his sources, it is planned that the new product will have a touch display about the size of a medium laptop screen, and the camera is able to respond to the motion. The device is intended for use in the home. As expected, the first time it will show on the profile of the conference, F8, which will take place next spring. Prototypes are already created, they are used in trial mode.

According to Bloomberg, Facebook is also working on another new product – the “smart” voice-speaker to control home appliances. The company is trying to attract to this project are experienced at Apple. Previously, some of the firms submitted their devices of this type. Among them are the Google Home speaker that works on the basis of the electronic assistant Google Assistant.

Both devices have to be developed on the basis of the experimental industrial complex Facebook called Building 8. As expected, they will run on the Android operating system. Official confirmation from Facebook about these new products not yet reported.

Facebook is one of the leading social networks in the world. It was founded on 4 February 2004 by mark Zuckerberg and his three classmates during the training period at Harvard University. Currently, Zuckerberg is the head of the social network. The monthly audience of Facebook is more than 2 billion users worldwide.

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