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Harman acquires German auto tech agency

Samsung Electronics subsidiary Harman has acquired Apostera, a German automotive know-how firm.

Harman stated Apostera’s augmented actuality (AR) and combined actuality (MR) software program merchandise would develop its automotive product choices and “place the corporate on the forefront of automotive AR/MR expertise design”.

“Harman is devoted to delivering in-car experiences with the velocity and suppleness of shopper know-how along with the reliability and efficiency of automotive grade merchandise,” stated automotive division president Christian Sobottka. “By seamlessly mixing AR with the bodily atmosphere, Apostera’s combined actuality answer furthers this objective, remodeling any show within the automotive right into a richly contextual expertise.”

Apostera’s combined actuality product combines augmented actuality, machine studying, laptop imaginative and prescient and sensor fusion in a “hardware-agnostic” software program platform.

“Mixed with Harman’s digital cockpit product portfolio, these new software program merchandise will bridge the hole between the bodily and digital worlds,” the provider stated in an announcement.

Apostera staff will be a part of Harman as a part of the corporate’s automotive division.