Facebook has specially paid attention to privacy and security with this product. The reason for this is clear that people's confidence is rising from Facebook. The reason for this is that the company is in the midst of questions due to continuous Facebook data breach and data scandal.
Social media giant Facebook has entered into a new way in the consumer hardware market. This is Facebook's first hardware product which is under the Facebook brand. The company has launched a Smart Display / Smart Speaker called Facebook Portal. It is also designed with laser-focused video chatting in mind.
Facebook portal can play music in smart display, watch facebook videos. Not only this, you can browse Facebook on this.
After the continuous Facebook data scandal, when the company is launching this speaker it has been taken care that no compromise should be made in security and privacy.
Facebook Portal and Portal Plus are two products for which pre-orders have started in the US. It will be irresponsible even on Amazon. The portal costs $ 199 (about Rs 14,739). While the cost of Portal + is $ 349 (about Rs 25,849).
Today we're excited to introduce @PortalFacebook to everyone. Come say hi and check out https://t.co/jQuzzc97CK to learn more. pic.twitter.com/PzlTQDi6NI— Facebook (@facebook) October 8, 2018
What is special
According to the company, it is a device with Artificial Intelligence Powered Device and Smart Sound Technology which lets you make video calling and Hands Free Experience.
Connect to Facebook and Messenger Friends
Users who do not have a portal can do video calling by connecting them to this device. A Messenger Anabelled smartphone can be called from. Together with this device seven people can call the group.
Voice control - Alexa
This smart display has a voice control feature. Hey portal can activate it by speaking. The special thing is that it has also been supported by Amazon Alexea. That is, Alexx's commands will work in it.
Privacy and Security
According to the company, privacy and security are important, so the front camera of this device can only be disabled by one tap.
The company has also covered the camera cover with it. If you want you can cover the camera lens and in spite of this the notifications of calls will be found.
In this passcode option is given, you can lock the screen by setting a passcode of 12 digit. To change your password, you will need a Facebook password.
Facebook has made it clear that the company does not listen to the video calls made through the portal and will not record it. The company says that the conversations made through it are secure between the caller and the receiver.
The company has said that Smart Camera and Sound Artificial Intelligence Tech for Extra Security are used and it does not happen on Facebook's servers. The portal does not have facial recognition in the camera and it will not know who you are.