Portal, and a larger 15-inch Portal+ model, is billed by Facebook has a smart home device created to let users make calls to friends and family.
Facebook has announced Portal, a series of devices that let you do voice or video calls to other Facebook and Messenger users.
"This is going to gain (Facebook) not only a place in the smart home, but also data they may not have been able to collect before or understand before", said ABI Research analyst Jonathan Collins. Both the devices feature a 12MP camera on the front for pictures and video calls, with 4-microphone array for voice input. Whether you're cooking in the kitchen or chasing the kids around the living room, Smart Camera stays with the action and automatically pans and zooms to keep everyone in view.
Users can make voice calls to anyone in the world or chat with family and friends on an HD video call. But the devices also come with built-in support for Amazon's Alexa, so you can talk to the Portal as you might the Echo Show.
Facebook uses AI in order to enhance the video and sound, these features are dubbed Smart Camera and Smart Sound.
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Portal home comes for $199 (approximately Dh730) and Portal+ will cost $349 (approximately Dh1,281). And best of all, there's a camera cover provided that lets you completely block out the camera of the devices with a physical cover if you still don't trust Facebook - and frankly, I wouldn't blame you. The devices are available for pre-order now for November shipping (no exact date was given) via Facebook and will be available soon at Amazon and Best Buy. Though the idea was to make Slingshot more than a Snapchat clone, you could only view an incoming message (shot) after you send a "shot" to the sender, Facebook didn't manage to capture the market.The app was discontinued and removed from the App store and Google Play store in December 2015, after Facebook shut down its Creative Labs division.
First going on sale in the United States in November, Portal will come with a 10in display for video calls, or a 15in display on the Portal+. Smart Camera helps you read a fun story via a simple teleprompter, perfectly framed, while your loved ones on the other side watch as your face and voice transform into the story's characters.
Although Facebook acquired virtual reality headset manufacturer Oculus in 2014, this is the first time it has developed a consumer hardware product in-house.
Facebook has moved to quickly allay security fears, saying that by keeping the processes on the actual device rather than in the cloud, the risk of hacking is lower than with a smartphone or computer.
"Our platform is about helping you connect with people", Camargo said.
The speaker comes integrated with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant technology, which provides an always-listening service for initiating these calls amid other functions like setting reminders and ordering groceries. Facebook has partnered with Spotify Premium, Pandora, and iHeartRadio, as well as Facebook Watch, Food Network and Newsy with mode on the way.
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