Apple buys Kinect sensor manufacturer PrimeSense for 345 million dollars




Hardware Manufacturer Apple, according to an Israeli newspaper the company PrimeSense acquired for 345 million dollars. PrimeSense developed the sensor for the Xbox 360 Kinect. Apple would like to apply. Sensor technology in its products

According to the Israeli newspaper Calcalist, Apple took over the company after it had a bid in the amount of $ 280 million in July released by PrimeSense. Both parties do not confirm the acquisition, a spokesman for Prime Sense would have said that the company will continue to focus on 3D recognition and “natural” interaction possibilities for applications in the home and on mobile devices with its sensor only.

Apple gets with the acquisition of improved sensor technology PrimeSense owned. Thus, the Israeli company’s sensors can reduce. This would allow the technology can be taken all go there also rumors that Apple wants to apply. Sensor hardware especially in his possible planned televisions easier, for example a new iPad or iPhone

PrimeSense is responsible for the sensor in the first version Kinect for Xbox 360. However, the software giant never took over the company, for the Xbox One has developed the new Microsoft Kinect sensor itself. Kinect


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