The tech giant has also expanded support for manual tracking, which will allow users to control the keyboard and other functions with their hands.
Facebook has introduced Horizon Workrooms, an application that will allow users to collaborate with colleagues using virtual reality (VR) with Oculus Quest 2 headphones.
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The “mixed reality experience” that will allow users to connect their physical desktop and keyboard compatible with the virtual room. Users will also be able to access and share files from their computer in the virtual room. They can write on a virtual whiteboard, export content, and share it as images on a computer.
“Workrooms works through both virtual reality and the web and is designed to enhance the ability of your teams to collaborate, come or communicate and connect remotely through the power of virtual reality,” he said. the company in a statement.
To personalize the experience, Facebook has allowed users to create custom looks or avatars, helping them really feel like their colleagues. In addition, low-latency spatial audio support will make conversations sound real and flow smoothly, according to the company.
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The tech giant has also expanded support for manual tracking, which will allow users to control the keyboard and other functions with their hands. The app will support up to 50 people in a video call and up to 16 people in the virtual room, Facebook noted.
Facebook clarified that it does not use material and work conversations to display ads on the platform and said that no third-party app can access or view the material either.
Workrooms Horizon is Facebook’s step forward in creating the metaverse, a world beyond the mixed reality that is capable of powering the next generation of the Internet.