Despite the low usage, it seems that Meta is moving forward with the second generation. The new smart glasses will allow you to broadcast live videos to Facebook and Instagram and even hear comments from people watching your stream, Roettgers said in August: “Live streamers will be able to communicate directly with their audience, and the glasses will transmit audio commentary through the built-in headphones.” The Wall Street Journal reported that the new smart glasses will have “longer battery life and better cameras” and are scheduled to launch in fall or spring 2024.
Meta did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The company organizes its Connect conference September 27 and 28, so maybe we’ll hear more about these new smart glasses at the show. At that event, we already know that Meta plans to share more about Meta Quest 3, which is scheduled for release this fall. That device also recently crossed the FCC, so I assume Meta will meet that deadline.