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  • ARM Reportedly Acquires Geomerics

    News surfaced on Friday that Apple partner ARM has effectively moved into hardcore graphics technology. That much is clear from the company's surprising acquisition of Geomerics, a company dedicated to advanced lighting and imagery for games.

    As the screens and gaming capabilities of mobile devices become more important, ARM will tap Geomerics to create better and better graphics.
    Apple fans and avid gamers could stand to benefit from this acquisition in the coming years as the quality of gaming on iOS devices could expanded notably.

    “The innovative technologies being developed by Geomerics are already revolutionizing the console gaming experience and are set to rapidly accelerate the transition to photo realistic graphics in mobile,” said Pete Hutton, an executive with ARM. “Empowering Geomerics’ portfolio with ARM’s graphics capabilities and market reach will be transformative for the user experiences in future mobile and entertainment devices.”

    Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed as of press time.

    Source: VB
    This article was originally published in forum thread: ARM Reportedly Acquires Geomerics started by Michael Essany View original post