Intel will get rid of AR-division

Intel will get rid of AR-division

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Intel, according to Bloomberg, goes to sell a controlling stake in its units working on the creation of augmented reality technology. The company had previously planned to release in 2018, “smart” glasses Vaunt, but it seems that the implementation of the idea will deal with not she and the new happy owner of a subdivision or project and is minimized.

The source that provided this information to Bloomberg, said that Intel estimates the unit at $ 350 million and is already preparing the necessary documents. The team worked on glasses that can connect to a smartphone via Bluetooth. To engage in the production was the company Quanta Computer, who will create the glasses according to the technology of Superlite after the sale is unknown. Intel representatives declined to comment.

Augmented reality is still not implemented by any of the developers at the appropriate level headset from Microsoft is too expensive, and is of interest only to a narrow circle of consumers, and its closest competitors yet do develop your AR device. Some producers, though, and release devices with functions of augmented reality and are unable to provide users with a sufficient number software, limiting the functionality of the AR headsets a couple of demos.