Meta introduced a handful of recent modifications within the newest replace for Ray-Ban Tales, together with increasing present options to a bigger variety of customers. That features Spotify Faucet, which beforehand solely allowed iOS customers to stream music from their Spotify account with a single faucet, being prolonged to Android customers as properly. Moreover, French and Italian-language customers of WhatsApp will now have hands-free messaging and calling capabilities, in addition to having their WhatsApp communications encrypted, simply as English-language customers have beforehand loved.
The largest change with this replace, nonetheless, is the enhancement of voice management, which is vital for the hands-free machine to turn into a extra helpful peripheral. Ray-Ban Tales will now enable all wearers to make use of their voice to answer on to messages, create new ones, and reply calls or ignore them and ship them straight to voicemail. These voice controls may even be extra intuitive and conversational with the brand new replace. Meta makes use of the examples “Ask Martha if she needs to return to the celebration” and “Inform David I really like him” to showcase how Tales can ship messages for you somewhat than needing extra direct phrasing like “Ship a message.” These more-seamless voice instructions shall be out there for calls, texts, Fb Messenger, and WhatsApp.
Meta additionally introduced, starting in June, that it is going to be requiring Meta accounts to make use of Ray-Ban Tales and its Fb View companion app. Beforehand, a Fb account was wanted. For those who do not have already got one from utilizing merchandise like Quest, a Meta account will be created with electronic mail or along with your preexisting Fb or Instagram login. Via your Meta account, you can hyperlink your Fb or Instagram to your Ray-Ban Tales, which Meta hopes you will use to share the content material you are capturing hands-free along with your eyes and voice.