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Apple Reportedly Close to Buying 3D Sensor Maker PrimeSense

Matt Ball on November 18, 2013 - in Sensors

It looks like another Israeli startup is getting to another sizable exit. This time it’s 3D sensor manufacturer, PrimeSense, which is perhaps best known for producing (and licensing) the gesture-based technology Microsoft uses in Kinect.

Apple has become interested and is reportedly in acquisition talks with the Israeli startup.The rumors that the two companies are in advanced talks came to a boiling point today. While Apple and PrimeSense would have you believe that the deal is not in fact done, and there is plenty of conflicting information out there, the consensus from our sources is that these talks do seem to be real and in advanced stages.

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