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Facebook pushes 'Hey Facebook' voice recognition to Oculus Quest, Portal displays

Facebook on Thursday announced a new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset and Portal smart display feature that enables owners to wake their devices with the phrase “Hey Facebook,” closely following in the footsteps of virtual assistant software marketed by Apple, Google and Amazon.The wake word is new for Oculus and lets users access Voice Commands without selecting the option from the device home menu or controller. “Hey Facebook” compatibility will hit Quest 2 first before rolling out to all Quest hardware.Oculus makes clear that “Hey Facebook” is an optional feature and notes the Quest 2 does not listen for the wake word when its microphone is turned off. This suggests the headset is monitoring audio when its microphone is enabled. Read more…
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