These Glasses May Offer A Glimpse Into Facebook's Future

This looks familiar...

13/04/2016 5:54 AM AEST | Updated 13/04/2016 5:54 AM AEST

Facebook wants us to believe that virtual reality will connect us to one another no matter our geographic divides. But for that to happen, more people are going to need VR headsets -- and they're probably not going to use the current ones, because most of them are both really expensive and totally ridiculous-looking. In other words, they're not ready for the mainstream.

But Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks they will be one day. During his keynote speech at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference Tuesday, he showcased what he thinks virtual reality headsets can look like in 10 years.

Are you ready?



Yep, it looks just like a normal pair of glasses. You know, the sort of thing people wear every day.

After all this, it seems like Google may have been on the right track with its "Glass" product -- just a bit too early, perhaps.

Google Glass resting on prescription frames. The company ended this particular project last year.

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