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AMD buys Nitero wireless VR startup

April 14, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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AMD has acquired Nitero, a company that builds wireless chips for streaming virtual reality content from desktop computers to headsets, Forbes reports. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Quite a few things held VR headset adoption back in 2016, but one of the most visible issues (aside from price) were the bulky cords required by most high-end headsets. HTC's Vive, Facebook's Oculus Rift and Sony's PlayStation VR all require data and power transfer cables.

"Unwieldly headset cables remain a significant barrier to drive widespread adoption of VR," Mark Papermaster, AMD's CTO, said in a statement, also detailing that "key engineering talent" will be coming aboard as part of the deal.

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