Facebook to Develop Own Operating System to Rival Android
The Big Tech Giant is set to enter in the field operating system to ditch Android and reduce its dependency on the rival giant Google. Facebook owns hardware like Oculus and Augmented Reality glasses, for which Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want to rely on Google’s Android system. This is a bold move from Zuckerberg, which clearly states that he won’t want to depend on his rival any more and secure the future of his company.
All Things You Need To Know About Facebook’s Operating System
Mark Lucovsky is the spearhead of Facebook’s new project on the operating system. He is a brilliant software developer who has worked with Microsoft, Google, and VMware. In an interview, he explains why Facebook is investing in the operating system. He told us that Facebook wants to save space for future generations. He also added that this move is taken due to the Oculus and Augmented Reality glasses as they wish to take complete control of it.
The new operating system will be developed according to the requirements of virtual, augmented reality glasses. The software will be designed in a way it meets all the elements of Virtual Reality, and they claim that these devices could replace mobile phones one day.
Facebook has been working on the Whatsapp Messenger Video calling feature and looks to integrate Virtual Reality in the future. Once the new operating system is developed, it will secure Facebook’s future even if competition in the market increases significantly.
For a long time, Facebook has been relying on the operating system of Apple and Google. If a new operating system is developed, then it would be a game-changer for Facebook. A new operating system will not only open the opportunities in the market, but it will help Facebook to build a Unique Identity or Brand out of it.
Currently, Facebook is working on the prototype of the Virtual Reality system for video conference systems. Previously, they have invested in Instagram and Whatsapp, and now they are investing in AR & VR. Going into the future, it could be the biggest company in the world.
All in all, if the Facebook launch their new operating system, then it will increase the competition in the market between 3 Big Tech giants Google, Apple, and Facebook. It will lead to Facebook separating from Google.