Targetparent company of FacebookYou don’t just want to sell virtual reality headset, video chat devices and online data glasses. Now, company from Mark Zuckerberg want people to try products in physical stores.
Meta announced that will open its first retail store on May 9.
The 1,550 square foot space will be located on the social network campus in Burlingame, California, in the United States, where staff will focus on metaversea virtual world where people can work, play and socialize.
This opening underscores the seriousness of the tech giant in developing consumer hardware and taking things like Google you Manzanawhich also has a physical store.
Even so, products such as virtual reality headsets and smart glasses that allow access to these virtual spaces are not yet popular.
Meta hopes that more people try technologywill understand why Zuckerberg believes that the metaverse is the successor of Internet mobile.
“Once people experience technology, they can appreciate it more. If we do our job well, people should go and tell their friends: ‘You should go take a look at the Meta Store,'” he explained. Martin Gilliardhead of the Meta Store, in a statement.
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The shop will offer products such as Meta’s first smart glasses with RayBanwhich lets you take 30 seconds of photos and videos.
People can also visit Facebook’s video chat tool called Portal, which has grown in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic.
You can also try the company’s latest VR headset, search 2, and people can play titles like Beat Saber, Golf Plus, Real VR Fishing, and Supernatural on devices. The wall-to-wall curved LED screen shows what you see in virtual reality.
Shop visitors can buy Quest 2 virtual reality headsets and accessories, as well as portal video chat tools. You can also try the RayBan Stories specs, but you still have to order them direct from rayban.com.
Meta says it introduces tabs Buy in meta.com which will show all your hardware products in one place.
Meta Store will be opened from Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 18:00. It is located in 322 Airport Blvd.
A dream come true for Mark Zuckerberg, which is a little late
Facebook has tried to showcase its virtual reality headsets at Best Buy stores, but has never had a store of its own. In 2017, the company shut down hundreds of demo stations for its Oculus Rift VR headset at its Best Buy store in United States of America, citing “change of seasons”. Since a long time ago, Facebook has caused more excitement for the metaverse by changing the name to Meta.
Other tech giants have opened physical stores. In 2021, Google opens its first store in New York to sell products like the company’s Pixel phones and Nest speakers.
Brokenshort message app owner Snapchathave temporary pop-up shops in New York and Los Angeles to show off their sunglasses. Glasses Videos.
E-commerce giant amazon He said he was focused on growing his grocery and clothing business. In March, Amazon announces it will close 68 stores in the US and UK, including those selling books, electronics, and toys.
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