Asustek Plans AR Development Team Spin-Off

By Alan Spencer
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Commercial Times has reported that Asustek Computer has plans to spin-off its AR/VR development team to an independent start-up, Glamorfy Taiwan.

Glamorfy was previously a unit of Asustek’s HMI software department, and Asustek has allowed the company to operate independently. Glamorfy has been working on the development of Asustek’s AR HMD and MR-ready devices. and will roll-out supporting software for Windows 10 AR devices in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Glamorfy Taiwan has rolled out several AR/VR products, including an integrated VoIP and VR makeup software system, and a 3D VR trial makeup.

The start-up plans to solicit equity investment from potential investors so as to operate as an independent company.

Analyst Comment

As we reported recently, the company is also getting out of the tablet business. (Asustek Refocusses Tablet Operations) (BR)