Apple Confirms Acquisition of PrimeSense

Apple has completed its acquisition of PrimeSense, the Israel-based company focused on 3-D sensor technology, for a price sources said was around $360 million.


Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet confirmed the PrimeSense deal to AllThingsD with the boilerplate comment the company typically provides when news of one of its acquisitions leaks: "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans."


A spokeswoman for PrimeSense said: "We can confirm the deal with Apple. Further than that, we cannot comment at this stage." The exit marks the end of months of  deliberation between the two companies, finally bringing the semiconductor company responsible for advances in motion and depth capture under Apple's aegis.


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