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Apple buys niche Star Wars motion capture studio Faceshift, cuz why not?

November 25, 2015 - Uncategorized

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Looking through Apple’s long list of acquisitions, you’ll see a mix of what looks like punts, acquihires or just easy product integrations. The company confirmed today in an email to The Next Web that it has bought Facelift, a Swiss motion capture studio that worked on Star Wars. And that transaction could easily slot into any one of the above categories. Apple, as usual, didn’t make its intentions for the acquisition clear. It could potentially be about to launch its own game or film studio, or integrate the platform into Final Cut Pro as part of its 3D Motion software. Or maybe Apple…

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Source: The Next Web