Apple acquires AR hardware startup Mira

Apple has acquired augmented reality headset startup, Mira, for an undisclosed amount.

Mira was founded by entrepreneur Ben Taft in 2016 and had been making AR headsets for customers including Universal Studios for attractions at its Nintendo World theme parks.

The Los Angeles-based firm had recieved $17 million from investors including Blue Bear Capital, Happiness Ventures, and Sequoia.

Mira had several military contracts at one point, including agreements with the U.S. Air Force and Navy.

News of the acquisition follows the unveiling of Apple’s Vision Pro headset, the company’s first stab at AR.

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