San Jose: At Facebook’s first yearly F8 gathering 10 years back, the social network opened up its stage to developers. After ten years, on Tuesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg reported Facebook is putting resources into another stage: An augmented reality (AR) stage to improve pictures individuals share on the social network utilising cell phone cameras.

“We see the beginning of a new platform,” Zuckerberg said on stage at Facebook’s F8 event on Tuesday in San Jose, Calif., in front of a crowd of 4,000 developers. “We’re going to make the camera the first mainstream AR platform.”

Facebook’s AR platform opens today in a closed beta, Zuckerberg stated, taking note of that the stage will help clients and developers blend the advanced and physical world in new courses on mobile. AR devices will empower developers to improve cameras’ functionality by showing data like headings, including computerised questions and upgrading advanced articles. Facebook’s declaration comes after the organisation as of late patched up the camera highlight over its centre applications. The social network’s turn could give the organisation an essential aggressive edge over applications like Snapchat, which has concentrated on building apparatuses for “talking” with pictures and video.

“All this work is going to go into the glasses we all want,” he stated, taking note of that a portion of the AR camera impacts that will be worked on Facebook will be fun and some will be valuable.

“Over time, I think this will be a really important technology that changes how we use our phones and all our technology,” Zuckerberg said in his keynote speech. “This is the type of technology we love to build.”

“Even if we were a little slow to add cameras to our apps, I’m confident that we will push our augmented reality platform forward,” Zuckerberg added.