Apple acquires a company that is specialized in VR and AR
Apple has recently acquired Vrvana, a canadian company specializing in virtual reality and augmented reality. The agreement was closed at $ 30 million.
As reported by TechCrunch, several employees of the Vrvana have already started working on the campus of Apple in Cupertino. Website startup is still active, but the social pages are still from August.
Vrvana has its headquarters in Montreal, Canada and in recent years has developed different technologies of AR and VR. Among the most interesting products we Totem, a VR visor that is not ever been marketed, but which has had excellent reviews from the specialized press that has had the opportunity to try it out. It is a viewer to reality “extended“, that is to say that can work both in augmented reality and in virtual reality.
This viewer also uses a unique technique in the management of the camera, with a series of advantages compared to classic systems, especially with regard to the overlay of virtual images in the real world.
This acquisition shows that Apple relies increasingly on augmented reality and, apparently, also on virtual reality. And it is also likely that the company is working to his display, as already reported a few days ago.
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