Mark Zuckerberg believes the metaverse should be open as he criticizes Apple's ecosystem

Mark Zuckerberg believes the metaverse should be open as he criticizes Apple's ecosystem ...

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, has never revealed his views on some of Apple''s decisions, particularly after the company introduced App Tracking Transparency. This time, Zuckerberg criticized Apple and its rumored mixed reality headset as he advocated that the metaverse be open.

Apple''s alleged headset is skeptical, according to Zuckerberg.

Meta on Tuesday unveiled its new virtual reality headset that will be discontinued until 2023. The Meta Quest Pro features advanced sensors for facial tracking and some other advanced technologies. In an interview with The Verge, Zuckerberg explained why he believes Meta''s VR ecosystem is better than Apple has been working on.

The main concern for Zuckerberg is not about having the best hardware, but also about developing an open ecosystem. The Meta CEO said the company is in a philosophical competition with Apple as both companies work on the future of his metaverse.

The executive drew the use of the PC versus Mac and Android versus iOS to illustrate how Apple tries to lock users into its ecosystem while other platforms can combine the benefits of what is created. He argued that the metaverse should be interoperable and created by many different developers and organizations.

According to Zuckerberg, Apple could slam both competitors and consumers with its rumored mixed reality headset, since the company already has full control over the iPhone, which is used by billions of people around the world. Despite the fact that they are doing, they are saying that they are not as altruistic as they believed them to be.

Meta has worked with partners such as Microsoft, Autodesk, and Accenture to develop its metaverse platform. The new Meta Quest Pro is one of the companies that are betting to make the metaverse a reality for more people.

Apples response to the metaverse

Apple has developed at least three new AR/VR headsets, according to speculation. The first will be the Apple Reality Pro, a mixed reality headset that will compete directly with the Meta Quest Pro. The device is expected to feature 8K displays and advanced sensors for gesture and environment detection. Analysts believe the product will cost between $1,000 and $3,000.

Despite their advances, Apple has also developed a reduced version of its headset as well as smaller augmented reality glasses. These will not be until 2024 at the earliest time.

Apple CEO Tim Cook said he disagrees with Metas'' vision of the metaverse. According to Cook, the average person probably doesn''t even know what the metaverse is, and he believes that people should be encouraged to live their entire lives in a virtual world.

Cook did not say a word about Apples'' next products in this category.

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