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Apple looking to buy firm behind Microsoft’s Kinect

Apple looking to buy firm behind Microsoft’s Kinect
July 17
10:56 2013

Tech giant Apple is apparently in talks to buy Israeli firm PrimeSense – the mind behind Microsoft’s Kinect sensor technology. Reports state that negotiations are in the early stages, but Apple is likely to offer $280  to $300 million for the company. Microsoft currently licenses PrimeSense’s technology, chips and design for the Xbox 360 but the company has also worked with brands like Asus. The potential deal hints that Apple are either planning on 3D Apple TV or possibly to release its own competitive games console.

Read the full story on PC Mag.

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Sami Colenutt is a tech enthusiast and writer for CompareMyMobile.com. She writes about anything from the latest mobile phones to the environmental benefits of recycling your old gadgets in the right way. You can follow her on Twitter, Google+ or Linkedin.

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