JERUSALEM (JTA) — Apple has purchased the Israel-based camera technology company LinX Imaging.
Apple confirmed the purchase, which was first reported by The Wall Street Journal, on Tuesday. Reports put the figure at about $20 million.
LinX technology “sets new standards for image quality parameters such as low light performance, HDR, refocusing, color fidelity, shutter lag and more,” according to the company’s website. Its mini-camera hardware also is specifically geared toward tablets and smartphones.