Facebook has released the keynotes and schedule for the upcoming F8 from April 30 to May 1. In addition, there will be the first live livestream for Oculus Go and Gear VR for the opening keynote, which is expected to announce the launch of the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S.
Facebook F8 – VR livestream on April 30 for Oculus Go and Gear VR
Facebook will broadcast the opening live stream of the upcoming F8 for the first time in VR for Oculus Go and Gear VR. As a speaker Mark Zuckerberg and other important people will appear to present the latest information on the topics of AR and VR.
Especially news about the upcoming VR systems Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S are therefore highly likely. The sales start of the two VR glasses is scheduled for spring 2019. Likewise, the release of the Oculus Go was announced at the same time last year.
The keynote will start on April 30 at 10:00 am to PST (7:00 pm in Germany). The VR live stream is transmitted in the App Oculus Venues. An appointment is possible here.
A classic monitor stream is also provided.
Facebook F8 – events and schedule
In addition to the opening keynote, the entire schedule of the event was published. Among other things, the following events await the visitors at the developer conference:
- 12.30 pm | Storytelling Accross Pioneering Platforms
- 1.30 pm | Spark AR Outlook: Inspiring Creation and Exploration
- 3.40 pm | AR Music
- 4.30 pm | Getting Things [Virtually] Done: The Measurable Value of VR for Enterprise
1st of May:
- 2:00 pm | Unlocking the Future of WebXR
- 2:05 pm | Spark AR for Places and Spaces
- 2:25 pm | Spark AR for shopping
All times are after PST. Further information on the individual sessions and events can be found on the official website.