Apple buys 3D company

Apple buys 3-D motion-sensor company PrimeSense, the same company that helped make Microsoft’s motion-control system Kinect. PrimeSense specializes in sensor technology that allows users to interact with mobile devices using their bodies. CNN reports the US company has been in talks with PrimeSense since July. The deal, which went for a reported $360 million, stirs speculations over what the US tech giant is planning next. Although the company won’t say what its plans are, some analysts say the motion-sensor technology could be used for the long-rumored Apple TV set.

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