Apple today confirmed its acquisition of a German computer vision company called SensoMotoric Instruments, according to a report from Axios. The company, founded in 1991 and based in Teltow near Berlin, develops eye-tracking tech to be used in virtual and augmented reality headsets and glasses. Given Apple’s increasing focus on AR applications, this acquisition could help it further develop software to be built either into future versions of the iPhone or into standalone pieces of hardware.
Apple has not officially confirmed the deal, as it never publicly discloses its acquisitions. The company does however hint at confirmation of an acquisition by issuing the…
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