New Facebook virtual reality tools let you re-create your childhood home
So, our goal here [laughter] is to create this real feeling of presence.
Like you are right there with someone even if they are half way around the world.
This idea of being physically or being, feeling like your there with someone even when you can't physically be there.
It is something we a lot today with video chat.
But over the long term virtual reality and eventually augmented reality are gonna take this to a completely different level.
Where it's not just gonna be about being able to see someone's face on a small screen, you're actually gonna be able to feel like you're there with someone.
So here's an example of how compelling I think that this is gonna be..
You know now if you have some photos from your childhood home we can know use computer vision to fill in the gaps with the point Elizabeth act and recreate the rooms of your childhood home where you grew up so you're going to go into the yard with your family and visit.
And feel like you are right there it feels like you were in a dream it is wild.
So this work of mapping out immersive spaces is just another important step on the path to creating this real feeling of present.
Now, in addition to software, you know we're all building hardware.
So we've been preparing Oculus Go for launch, and the big news I have to share today is Occulus go is shipping today.
It starts at 199, it is the first really affordable standalone virtual reality headset, it's launching with more than 1,000 apps, and it has the highest quality lenses and optics that we have ever built into
A VR device.
Oculus Go it's the easiest way to get into VR.
And we think that this is gonna help a lot of people experience virtual reality and virtual presence for the first time.