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20 April 2017, 03:49 | Jodi Jackson
Addressing developers on stage here, Facebook CEO Mark Zukerberg said he once thought of futuristic eyeglasses as the way most people would experience augmented reality, but he now believes "realistic 3D objects" created via smartphone cameras will be AR's future.
Augmented Reality Studio:Facebook is opening up its Augmented Reality platform for developers so that they can make maximum use of Facebook's computing power.
The Facebook founder said his company has "a lot of work" to do on this front. Facebook's camera will soon be able to recognize objects like coffee mug and other objects.
Launching in closed beta, the new platform is "act two" in Facebook's AR ambitions, Zuckerberg said.
For game lovers Facebook's buyout of Oculus VR has set up the platform for Facebook Spaces.
Facebook says many effects can be built without the need to write any code.
"We're making the camera the first AR platform".
Game developer EA has also built a Mass Effect-themed helmet mask that pulls in stats from your progress in the game.
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp expressed his relief after their Reds' victory at West Brom boosted their Champions League hopes. You feel the pressure after you see the other teams and their results but we have to look at ourselves and do our jobs".