Google acquires Thrive Audio (VR surround sound)

Companies in Relationship

Google, Thrive Audio

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 4/15

Consideration: not disclosed

Google acquires Thrive Audio, which develops positional audio. The company's audio technology creates realistic surround sound for virtual reality applications. Thrive was developed out of the School of Engineering at Trinity College, Dublin.

Strategic Implications

Google is building its internal virtual reality team with a series of acquisitions.

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