Facebook Connect 2021: How to watch and what to expect

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(Pocket-lint) - Facebook has rebranded Oculus Connect to Facebook Connect and that lawsuit is happening connected 28 October. We're expecting a fewer antithetic announcements instrumentality with america to find retired more. 

What is Facebok Connect?

Facebook Connect is the caller sanction of Facebook's yearly developer league for each things virtual reality. For 7 years, it was called Oculus Connect. Due to the pandemic, Facebook moved the archetypal Facebook Connect to an wholly virtual conference, with nary in-person component.

Also Facebook began pitching its Facebook Connect league arsenic not lone a showcase for its latest virtual world efforts but augmented reality, too. This twelvemonth it's besides expected that Facebook volition speech much astir its plans for the Metaverse and what it's readying regarding re-branding

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg volition beryllium kicking things disconnected with the main keynote but determination volition beryllium plentifulness much happening arsenic well. 

Oculus Consulting CTO, John Carmack is acceptable to speech astir the authorities of Virtual Reality with an honorable code astir Facebook Reality Labs. This unsocial could beryllium absorbing based connected what we've seen teased by Facebook astir aboriginal Oculus prototypes.

Facebook is besides acceptable to talk astir Mixed Reality and Augmented Reality too. As good arsenic the relation VR volition play successful the productive workplaces of the future. 

When is Facebook Connect 2021?

Facebook Connect volition commencement connected 28 October 2021 astatine 10 americium PT, 12 PM CDT, 6PM UTC+01, and volition beryllium publically streamed online. It's escaped for everyone to attend.

The keynote is acceptable to kick disconnected here but you tin besides registry your involvement connected the tract - FacebookConnect.com website, arsenic well.

Writing by Maggie Tillman. Editing by Adrian Willings. Originally published connected 26 September 2018.

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