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Google acquires smart glasses company North

Wednesday 1 July 2020 | 09:50 CET | News
Google has confirmed the acquisition of Canadian smart glasses specialist North (formerly Thalmic Labs) for an undisclosed sum. In a short blog post, Google said North has "built a strong technology foundation" in the human computer interface and holographic glasses space and will be aiding broader efforts to build helpful devices and services.

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Companies: Google
Countries: Canada / World
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