New Delhi: Facebook’s parent company Meta has announced that it will open its first physical retail location in Burlingame, California on May 9. Anyone will be able to gain practical experience with the company’s hardware items in the Meta Store. , Meta’s first pair of smart glasses with Ray-Ban will be on display at the 1,550-square-foot Meta store. You can also take a look at Facebook’s Portal series of video chat tools.

“The Meta Store will help people make connections between how our products can serve as a gateway to the future of the Metaverse.” “We are not selling the Metaverse at our stores,” Martin Gilliard, head of Meta Stores, said in a statement. “But maybe people will come in and out to learn a little bit more about how our products will help us connect to it.”


Meta recently announced that it will begin testing capabilities to sell digital goods and experiences within Meta Horizon Worlds, the virtual reality platform it created late last year. Meta also announced that creators of digital experiences and content will be charged a 47.5 percent fee.

“We want you to be involved with everything on the Meta Store.” We hope you pick things up. In the statement, the firm said, “We want you to realize this.”


At present, the shop will be open from Monday to Friday from 11 am to 6 pm only. Meta’s gear can now be purchased online via the new shop link on the company’s website.

According to reports, Facebook’s Project Nazar effort will launch AR glasses by 2024. The initial model will be released in two years, followed by a “lighter, more advanced” model in 2026 and a third model in 2028.


The next AR Glass of Meta is expected to work without the use of a smartphone. It will have an external camera, stereo audio and the ability to connect to holograms of other users, just like previous smart glasses. As per reports, it will run on Android and offer “full” AR, which includes 3D images and eye-tracking.