All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘PrimeSense’

Apple Acquires Kinect Developer PrimeSense

Back in July, it was rumored that Apple was purchasing PrimeSense – the company behind the original Kinect for Xbox 360. Those rumors went unconfirmed for almost six months, but both companies have finally come clean regarding their relationship. Reuters reports that Apple has officially acquired PrimeSense. While there’s no official press release about the acquisition, an Apple spokesman told …

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Apple Might Buy The Team That Created The Kinect [Report]

The hardware powering Microsoft’s Kinect technology was originally created by an Israeli tech firm called PrimeSense. Microsoft has moved on to its own in-house developed hardware, but new reports suggest Apple may now be interested in the firm’s hardware. Calcalist, an Israeli publication with a good track record, reports today that Apple is currently in talks with PrimeSense over whether …

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Smartphones Will Soon Be Equipped With Their Own “Kinect”

You may not who PrimeSense is, but you definitely know the company’s products. The Israel-based company produces the sensors used in Microsoft’s Kinect full-body motion controller. Now the company is working to bring that same technology to smartphones. PrimeSense recently announced that its motion sensing technology for mobile phones has shrunk enough to be able to fit comfortably into mobile …

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