Rumors have been floating around for months, and Apple has now confirmed what was already pretty much a certainty - Apple has bought PrimeSense, the company behind the motion and depth detection technology that made the Xbox 360's Kinect accessory possible. It's worth nothing though that the recently released Xbox One's Kinect is based on Microsoft's own in-house cameras and software, rather than something built by PrimeSense.
The Genius Behind Microsoft’s Kinect Sensor Wants To Bring Motion Sensing To Your Smartphone [VIDEO]
The Kinect peripheral has been a revelation for Microsoft and its Xbox 360 console, enticing a new consumer base - as well as existing users - into enjoying a type of interaction only previously available on the Nintendo Wii. Now it has emerged that PrimeSense, the company behind the award-winning Kinect technology, is aiming its visor towards a key area in tech space right now - the mobile market.