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Facebook to take the wraps off its ambitious hardware projects in April

20 March 2017

However, it now seems that Facebook is ready to reveal its own gadgetry beyond the "Like" button, with a number of hardware interests waiting in the wings.

The 22,000-square-foot lab at its Menlo Park, California, headquarters will help the social networking giant perform fast prototyping and modelling of new hardware products and components, reports said. The manager will be responsible for designing "disruptive" experiences for selling Facebook's consumer hardware. Further, there are rumors of Building 8 working on a drone.

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At its "Building 8" facility, the company is working on at least four unannounced consumer hardware products, Business Insider reported on Monday. In December, the secretive Building 8 reportedly entered into an agreement with 17 universities to boost research and development.

In a fresh tender to take on rivals like Google, Apple and Snap, Facebook may launch its hardware products such as next-gen cameras, augmented reality (AR) devices, drones and even a brain scanning technology.

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In a Q&A a year ago, Facebook's CEO described how people would be able to "capture a thought, what you're thinking or feeling in kind of its ideal and flawless form in your head, and be able to share that with the world". Finally, there's also talk of a Facebook-developed medical device in the works, with one team being led by a Stanford cardiologist. Facebook is also looking to embark on a fifth project, the details of which are not known, and the company is said to be looking for someone who can lead it, according to BI.

"Building 8 will include a big retail push complete with warehouse operations, different retail experiences, and a "global contact centre footprint", the report said. Unlike Oculus, which was built before Facebook acquired it, the new line of products will be fully home-grown.

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Facebook to take the wraps off its ambitious hardware projects in April