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Google Buys Tilt Brush, an App for Making Art in Virtual Reality

Google said today that it had acquired Skillman & Hackett, the virtual reality studio responsible for a well-liked art application called Tilt Brush. The app lets people in a VR headset — if you’ve never heard of virtual reality, click here — paint in 3-D space, as shown in the video below. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A viewer for art made in Tilt Brush on a PC is currently available in the Google Play store, for the company’s low-cost Cardboard VR headsets.

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