Next month, the social media company Facebook is going to host a developer conference in San Jose, California. With this occasion, the organization might take advantage of the public attention and reveal some of the best products its top secret project managed to build. This is about the Building 8, and it started being operational one year ago. The project gathered tech veterans only. Thus, 12 months were enough for them to create four advanced hardware products.
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Building 8 operates in the name of Facebook, and its main goal is to revolutionize the hardware industry. The group is currently working on four projects at the same time. Professionals developed the assets under secrecy, and they might be described as out of this world. The publication Business Insider hinted that these hardware products might be about brain scanning, augmented reality, and photo cameras new technology.
The sure fact about the upcoming Facebook event is that Mark Zuckerberg will use this moment to announce a new shift for his company. This time, the direction regards hardware and top-notch gadgets. For the moment, the company holds supremacy in its industry thanks to 2 billion users on its social media platform.
However, once it leaps into new domains, the waters might turn out to be too risky. This is because the company has little experience in hardware industry. At the same time, the pioneers of this market such as Google and Apple acquired too much expertise and momentum for them to be dethroned with a first try. Moreover, the success in this industry requires advanced logistics and thin profit margins.
Regina Dugan Is Supervising the Activity at Building 8
On the other hand, Facebook shows no sign that it prefers a light approach to creating a fitting door into this market. On the contrary, sources close to the matter declared that the company is determined to create and sell millions of units of advanced hardware products. The organization is going to use a Hong Kong facility as its main supply chain.
The Building 8 advances on virgin tech territories under the close supervision of Regina Dugan. She is an American technology developer who has been working for top-notch companies. She started her lustrous career at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or DARPA for short. Before she was lured in by the endless possibilities at Facebook, she worked for Google as the executive of the Advanced Technology and Projects.
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