Apple buys startup focussed on lenses for AR glasses


By Stephen Nellis(Reuters) - Apple Inc has acquired a startup focussed on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, the company confirmed on Wednesday, a signal Apple has ambitions to make a wearable device that would superimpose digital information on the real world.Apple confirmed it acquired Longmont, Colorado-based Akonia Holographics.

"Apple buys smaller companies from time to time, and we generally don't discuss our purpose or plans," the iPhone maker said in a statement.Akonia could not immediately be reached for comment. The company.....

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