- This year’s Meta Connect Event 2023 revealed nine new interesting things.
- Some of these interesting revelations include the new Meta Quest 3, a new Meta AI Assistant, AI image generation, AI studio, and lots more!
- Meta also announced new next-gen Ray Ban smart glasses with cameras, which allow you to livestream directly on Instagram!
The Meta Connect 2023 Event that took place on September 27, 2023, has a few new surprises for everyone. With the world embracing the use of AI like never before, it seems that Meta is also following this industrial revolution, implementing the use of AI everywhere. From new products to new features on zMeta platforms, there; ‘s a lot to unveil here. So let’s dig right in!
Meta Quest 3
Release Date: October 10, 2023
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally unveiled its new Meta Quest 3 VR Headset. This headset is 40% thinner and 40% louder, along with support for 4K resolution.
In addition, it also has a Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Gen processor, which doubles its speed and processing power. Plus, it also includes two additional Touch Plus Controllers with haptic feedback for better gaming.
Xbox Cloud Gaming On Meta
Meta has partnered with Xbox Cloud Gaming to allow users to play Xbox Cloud Gaming games using the Meta Quest 3. The new processor is pretty powerful to allow you to do so, along with better controllers as well! No need to connect a PC anymore!
Meta Mixed Reality
The Meta Quest 3 has “full-color passthrough capability and a depth sensor,” allowing Meta to fully map your room in VR. This allows you to mix virtual objects along with real objects in your room, making a mixed reality pretty real.
Meta AI Assistant
The Meta-Microsoft partnership extends to the use of BingChat with Meta to create the new Meta AI Assistant. Like BingChat, it’s a conversational AI tool that you can use from Facebook, Instagram, Threadsm, and even WhatsApp!
Meta AI Personalities
You can customize the Meta AI Assistant to impersonate celebrities or adopt a certain persona. For example, you can make it talk like Snoop Dogg or a D&D Dungeon Master if you want.
EMU Image Generation
Meta introduced EXpressive Media Universe (EMU), a new AI image generation tool that will generate all images in under 5 seconds. Plus, you can use this with all Meta social media platforms!
Meta AI Studio
Release Date: Early 2024
To allow more AI features to be created, developers can use the AI Studio to create new artificial personalities. Plus, non-developers can also use this with its intuitive Sandbox engine that requires no coding knowledge.
Next-Gen Meta Ray Ban Smart Glasses
Release Date: October 17
Meta has tied up with Ray-Ban to create a new line of “Next-Gen smart glasses.” These smart glasses have two 12 MP cameras for 1080p video recording, along with 32 GB of internal storage. In addition, it has a battery with 36 hours of run time on a single charge.
Ray Ban Live Streaming
These Ray Ban smart glasses also allow users to directly live stream on Facebook and Instagram. All you need to do is double-tap the glasses!
So which of these new reveals made you excited the most? Let me know in the comments below!