Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel

REDMOND and NEW YORK —

Demo of Perceptive Pixel DisplayMicrosoft will be acquiring Perceptive Pixel, a leader in multi-touch display production. The  mutual agreement is definitive and no cash figures have been discussed as of yet.

“The acquisition of PPI allows us to draw on our complementary strengths, and we’re excited to accelerate this market evolution,” said Kurt DelBene, president, Office Division for Microsoft. “PPI’s large touch displays, when combined with hardware from our OEMs, will become powerful Windows 8-based PCs and open new possibilities for productivity and collaboration.”image

“We are incredibly excited to be working together on our mutual passion to build technologies that enable people to collaborate and communicate,” Han said. “By joining Microsoft, we will be able to take advantage of the tremendous momentum of the Microsoft Office Division, tightly interoperate with its products, and deliver this technology to a very broad set of customers.”

Surprisingly no cash figures have been discussed. Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition is yet subject to regulatory approval. However analysts speculate that the acquisition won’t find much too much problem with regulators.

“We are incredibly excited to be working together on our mutual passion to build technologies that enable people to collaborate and communicate,” Han said. “By joining Microsoft, we will be able to take advantage of the tremendous momentum of the Microsoft Office Division, tightly interoperate with its products, and deliver this technology to a very broad set of customers.”

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