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Brains behind Microsoft’s Kinect will soon bring similar tech to smartphones

Zach Epstein

PrimeSense Capri Kinect Smartphones

PrimeSense, the company behind one of the most exciting advancements in video game technology over the past decade, is setting its sights on the rest of the world. The Israel-based company develops sensor technology that is used most famously in Microsoft’s (MSFT) Kinect motion controller, and now PrimeSense has announced a new sensor dubbed “Capri” that is one-tenth the size of its earlier product. As Co.Design reports, the new chipset is small enough to fit in smartphones, tablets and a number of other devices, opening up a wide new range of possibilities. A concept video released recently by PrimeSense follows below.

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