Google Acquires Gecko Design For Google [X]By: Chris Crum - August 22, 2014
Google has acquired Gecko Design for its Google (X) unit, which is responsible for projects like Google Glass, Driverless Cars, Project Loon, the Google contact lens, and surely many more “moonshot” ideas to come.
It’s unclear exactly what the company’s intentions are for the pick-up, but it did confirm the authenticity of the news to Bloomberg.
Gecko Design President and owner Jacques L. Gagne says on the company’s site:
Gecko Design and all its Geckos are moving to Google(x). This is an incredible opportunity for everyone at Gecko. We are very excited and honored to join Google (X) and work on a variety of cutting edge projects.
We have enjoyed working with all our clients. Words cannot express the level of appreciation we have for your support throughout the many years that Gecko’s doors have been open.
Gecko Design is based in Los Gatos, California. It was founded in 1996, and has worked with Logitech, FitBit, HP, and Sonos. You can see some of their work in their Facebook photo stream.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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