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Apple Continues Work on 3D Mapping Solutions for Mac, Apple TV and iOS

A patent titled "Lens array projector” issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to Apple in one of the first reassignments from the Cupertino company’s purchase of Israeli firm PrimeSense, that specializes in 3D motion sensing and machine vision, suggests that the tech giant is moving forward on development of advanced body gesture control for...

Apple Bought PrimeSense for Mapping Technology, Not for TV Ambitions

Apple will use the PrimeSense technology for mapping, former Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Lessin's sources have whispered. Since the news broke that Apple had acquired the Israeli motion sensor company, PrimeSense, a wave of speculation hit the blogosphere about the iPhone maker's future plans. The majority of them have concluded that Apple will use...

Apple Confirms It Has Acquired 3D Sensor Maker PrimeSense

Apple has confirmed it has acquired Israeli 3D sensor maker PrimeSense, whose technology has been used in Microsoft’s Kinect sensor, in particular the device’s range camera. Apple gave the following statement to AllThingsD, confirming an earlier report by Globes: Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet confirmed the PrimeSense deal with the boilerplate comment the company typically provides...

Apple Reportedly Acquires Kinect Creator PrimeSense

Apple has reportedly bought PrimeSense, the motion-tracking company that was responsible for the technology used in the original Xbox 360 Kinect, for around $345 million. Today, Israeli news site Calcalist reports that the negotiations for this deal started back in July, at a price tag of around $280 million. According to the report the claims are not accurate and...