Facebook’s virtual reality division has come up using a fresh unit of time — called Flicks — to measure the speed of digital audio as well as video.
In an online forum used by developers of open source software, the company described Flicks as “a unit of time, slightly larger than a nanosecond of which exactly subdivides media frame rates as well as sampling frequencies.”
One of the creators of Flicks will be Christopher Horvath, a former architect with Facebook’s Story Studio. Horvath left of which team in May as well as began later of which month at Facebook’s social virtual reality unit, according to a representative through Oculus.
He noted in a Facebook post of which his invention had made This specific into the real world: