Facebook inaugurates development center equipment Area 404
Until recently, the company Facebook adhered to the traditional approach to the development of equipment: each team received a new lab. With the increasing number of projects, this scheme became more and more inefficient and the company was thinking to bring all development in a single center. This week on the opening of the center, named Area 404, it was officially announced.
The center is equipped with various equipment for modeling, prototyping and testing products, designed by professionals Facebook from servers, to virtual reality headsets.
Engineers are equipped with machines and test stands, as well as such diverse instrumentation, including electronic microscope.
It is anticipated that the joint accommodation and access to shared resources will help the teams to interact, stimulating technical challenges. The total area of the development center equipment — 2,000 m2.