Google buys head-mounted display patents from Foxconn

By Shawn Knight
Aug 23, 2013
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  1. Google has purchased a patent portfolio pertaining to head-mounted displays from Foxconn. The Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer said they sold technologies to Google that would generate a virtual image and superimpose it on a real-world view although they stopped short of...

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  2. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,128   +187

    Wow, nice article there.
    I thought foxconn was just a corporation involved in motherboard manufacture and assembly of ordered product lines for apple and other gadget companies.
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,862   +1,521

    I wonder what would have happened if Foxconn refused to sell?

    Hmm, possibly another "Google original concept" claim, then a patent lawsuit initiated by moonlighting Apple attorneys. After all Google did invent the map, did they not?

    But then, who would Google get to build the display? Oh never mind.....:oops:
  4. Fbarnett

    Fbarnett TS Enthusiast Posts: 193   +26

    They should call this the EYETARD
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,862   +1,521

    That's "iTard" to you buster.....;)

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