Apple completes buyout of the company responsible for Microsoft’s Kinect

The Israeli sensor firm responsible for Microsoft’s Kinect is no longer working with Microsoft, as the Xbox manufacturer has moved to all in-house work for its latest Kinect-based technology. They have instead been acquired by Apple for $300-350 million.

Globes reports that Apple has completed its purchase of PrimeSense, the Israel-based firm behind the technology in Microsoft’s Kinect sensor, and Apple confirmed the acquisition to AllThingsD. As noted earlier this year, the deal will cost Apple somewhere between $300-350 million. PrimeSense previously denied any talks with Apple.

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