Facebook Portal Adding Interesting Features

  • New AR features like the lip-sync app called Mic Drop, exclusive to the Portal TV.
  • Interactive AR Story Time app upgrade. New renditions of classics like Little Red Riding Hood, Godilocks and the Three Bears, tales from Pete the Cat, Otto, and others like that, have been added.
  • Photo Booth, also exclusive to the Portal TV. This allows selfies, photos and videos to be shared through Messenger.
  • Support for Facebook’s Workplace product for businesses. A Workplace app that can be used by Facebook users, who are mostly owners of enterprise-sized businesses to hold meetings, conferences, and the likes. Its smart camera auto-zooms everyone in the board room to keep them in frame and also focused in action.
  • Live stream from device directly to Facebook profile trough Facebook Live.
  • Upgraded people-tracking software that seems very much accurate.
  • New streaming services which includes the Amazon Prime Video, FandangoNOW, Sling TV, and others.
  • Video chat set-top box for TVs, exclusive to the Portal TV only.
  • The Watch Together, Facebook’s co-watching feature, where users can view Facebook Watch shows and programs together.
  • You can now disable the microphone or cover the camera by easing a physical switch, as needs be.
  • You can easily view and delete your voice discussions in the activity log seen in the Portal.
  • You can also keep the Portal from storing and interactions at all, by changing the default setting which is always to record every action.
  • People will not be able to review your interactions to improve voice services.

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