Meta – the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus, formerly known as Facebook – has announced to the world that it believes virtual and augmented reality will be the future of the human experience.
The tech company currently has three product lines that support these technologies, Meta Quest, Meta Portal, and most recently, Ray-Ban Stories eyewear to help customers discover what’s written on the company’s homepage. “the next evolution of digital connectivity”.
Now, Meta has launched its first retail store in Burlingame, California, about 13 kilometers from the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park. The store officially opened to the public on May 9, and let’s see what’s inside.
While it seems that Meta has tried to make its stores able to bring the atmosphere and somewhat of the experience like Apple Store locations, it is clear that the quality and suitability of the products for consumers cannot match. worthy.
The space and layout of the online store feels quite cramped and claustrophobic, and if you remove all the products from the shelves, it is no different from a practical IKEA furniture store.