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Next-gen Sensor Designer Acquired, by Google? -4

Next-generation sensor designer Lumedyne has been acquired, some think by Google, though this is unconfirmed.  While Lumedyne's website makes lots of reference to "Time Domain Switched" sensor technology, I think the real prize here is the company's opto-electrical sensor design(s) and V-power technology. 

I see this as a moderate negative for InvenSense, in that it could eventually push the company further towards software, where its lead is yet to be proven in the marketplace.  That said, it should be emphasized that technology like this typically takes years to be commercialized, and often never winds up seeing the light of day.