Google acquires BumpTop, possibly bringing features to Android

| May 3, 2010 | Reply

What, Really, Google bought another company, go figure. Well the are doing it again buying another company to help improve themselves. 

google-bumptopGoogle is certainly making good on their promise to again start acquiring companies on a pretty quick pace. Latest on the list is BumpTop, a multitouch 3D interface for the computer desktop. Chatter around the web has suggested Google might use some of BumpTop’s IP to give Android a makeover, possibly even making a 3D environment. Then, of course, there’s the fantastic multitouch implementation BumpTop has integrated into their UI and it’s pretty impressive. BumpTop raised $1.65 million in funding in 2007 and the rumored selling price is said to be $35-$40 million. Check out the video of it in action after the break!

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