TITLE

Prime Sense Aims to Out-Whee! the Wii

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;5/7/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup Prime Sense, maker of a system-on-a-chip that enables televisions or computers to see and respond to users' movement, has successfully raised $20.4 million in its second round of financing deal. The total venture capital secured by Prime Sense amounts to $29.4 million. Participating investors in the deal include Canaan Partners, Gemini Israel Funds and Genesis Partners. According to Prime Sense, there is a wide range of potential uses for its technology.
ACCESSION #
36834917

 

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