Google purchased a MicroLED display firm, which could aid in the development of better and more affordable AR headsets

Google purchased a MicroLED display firm, which could aid in the development of better and more affordable AR headsets

This adds to the evidence that Google’s next big AR move is getting closer: the company already acquired North in 2020 and is apparently employing engineers to construct an augmented reality operating system. We learned in January that Google Labs is developing an augmented reality headset called “Project Iris” under the same management as the Project Starline high-resolution video chat experiment revealed at last year’s I/O event.