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Mira, the creator of augmented reality (AR) headsets, has apparently been bought by Apple. According to The Verge, which cited unidentified sources, the tech corporation kept at least 11 staffers from the purchased startup.

According to the source, Mira manufactures headsets used by Nintendo World for its Mario Kart rides and by the United States Air Force to show heads-up equipment directions. According to the article, the military work is unlikely to continue under Apple’s ownership.

Apple said in a statement to The Verge, “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.”

Mira’s website features case studies for their headsets’ application in manufacturing, mining services, and military.

This story comes only a day after Apple made its debut into mixed-reality public by presenting Vision Pro, an AR headset that had been widely anticipated by industry analysts and became the focus of the tech giant’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

CEO Tim Cook described Apple’s $3,500 gadget, which will be available next year, as “the first device you look through and not at.”

When it releases, it will have 100 games as well as Disney+.

The Financial Times (FT) reported the day before Apple’s Vision Pro announcement that companies in the virtual reality (VR) market are confident that the new headset would lead to a financial revival in the area.

According to one co-founder of a venture capital (VC) company, businesses have been showing potential funders “hockey-stick” charts for years to project significant revenue growth until Apple joins the VR field.