Connecting through Portal feels like being together in the same room, even when you’re far apart. And Portal makes it easier to connect more regularly with the most important people in your life.
Facebook is audaciously launching a video gadget for your home, called Portal. Is that a good idea?Today Facebook is unveiling Portal, its version of a kitchen or living-room gadget meant to compete with Alexa devices from Amazon and related gizmos from Google. But is it really a good idea to pitch people on a Facebook-powered camera and microphone in your home? In some ways, Portal feels familiar.
Introducing Portal From Facebook: New Video Calling Devices to Connect You With Friends and FamilyWhat if you could easily connect with your closest friends and family and feel like you're in the same room - even when you're miles apart? Today, we're excited to announce Portal and Portal+, two new video communication devices for the home that dramatically change the way we keep in touch.
A first look at Facebook's Portal smart speakers: Entertaining video calling, weak streaming contentFacebook is the latest tech company to enter the smart-speaker market, offering a pair of voice-controlled devices that are optimized for video calling. The Portal and Portal+ are smart speakers that feature tablet-sized screens. There are plenty of similar devices already on the market, but Facebook is betting on augmented reality and AI to make video calls more entertaining and easier to conduct.
Facebook announces Portal, an Echo Show rival focused on video chatAs Facebook works to contain the fallout from its biggest-ever data breach, the company is introducing a product that will bring a camera and microphone into your living room. Facebook Portal, and the larger Portal Plus, are smart displays that are laser-focused on video chatting.
Facebook's Portal smart displays aim to fix video chatView View View View They're more than just typical smart screens. Gallery: Facebook Portal | 9 Photos Befitting their name, they're essentially windows that let you stay in touch with your friends and family as if you were in the same room, a concept Facebook calls "social presence."
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