Inside “Area 404,” Facebook’s Super-Exclusive Hardware Laboratory

40 photos from Facebook’s “Area 404” mad science laboratory #Wearables #IoT — WT VOX (@wtvox) August 3, 2016 Yesterday, Facebook opened the doors to their “Area 404” hardware laboratory to a select few, and photos and articles about the experience have begun to filter out onto the internet, describing the experience. The lab is called “Area 404” as a reference to the “Not Found” 404 error, because the lab was intended to supply something that was ordinarily “not found” at Facebook’s headquarters: resources for building hardware prototypes. Facebook has been getting into the hardware game more and more in the past couple of years, what with their forays into developing internet-providing drones and their purchase of the Oculus Rift. According to TechCrunch, the Area 404 lab has 50 work benches to accommodate all the different projects getting…

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