Facebook announces partnership with Ray-Ban to launch AR smart glasses, to debut in 2021
Facebook has revealed that they will be releasing its first pair of consumer 'smart glasses' as a branded Ray-Ban product. Facebook confirmed to The Verge that the device will not be classified as an AR device and will not have an integrated display of any kind.
Facebook has revealed that consumer smart glasses will be a single step in its overall AR work and now includes an experimental research prototype called Project Aria. Facebook will be starting to test Aria in the real world with company employees and contractors to better areas like privacy, video recordings and design.