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Report: Meta pulls the plug on its AR/VR operating system ambitions

10 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Oculus Quest 2, Meta's most popular VR headset today.
Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has pulled the plug on its current efforts to develop an operating system for AR and VR devices, The Information reported today.
Citing "two people familiar with the decision," the article claims that Meta will return to the status quo of running Oculus devices-and perhaps future mixed reality devices-on a modified version of Google's Android operating system for mobile phones.
The project, which was internally called XROS, had reportedly been underway for years and "involved...
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