Facebook is about to bring another Israeli firm under its umbrella, this time it is a technology company named Pebbles Interfaces. Pebbles has developed a technology that can help operate computers via hand and gesture controls.
This company will be Facebook’s fourth acquisition in Israel, as reported by an Israeli newspaper. The confirmation of the acquisition was made by Pebbles Interfaces itself who said that it will reportedly be joining Oculus.
Sources informed that Facebook has made this acquisition for $70 million, which indicates how much confidence it has in its VR headset that will launch soon. Pebbles said that it has spent five years in the quest to develop a technology that facilitates easy human interaction with machines and electronic devices.
it also said that the increasing popularity of VR devices has also been a priority for it, so joining Oculus would be a good step to advance the company’s vision to revolutionize human interaction.
Two years ago, when Mark Zuckerberg acquired Oculus, he said that he was committed to provide resources to develop its new business.The acquisition shows the commitment of the social media giant in this arena. Let’s see how Pebble would help make Oculus an even better VR experience.