Twitter hires ex Apple designer as director of VR and AR

Twitter has hired a user interface designer who used to work for Apple according to a report in Upload VR. Alessandro Sabatelli has joined Twitter as the Director of AR and VR. Sabatelli was the CEO of a company he founded known as Ixomoxi, which created an augmented reality app for music festivals – called Lucy – targeted at millennials. Twitter has acquired IXOMOXI & today is my first day as Director of AR & VR!! So excited to get to work with @qevni and the Cortex team! — Alessandro Sabatelli (@s4l4x) June 28, 2016 Sabatelli joins a team exploring new ways to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to bring about disruptive transformations in Twitter. The team is known as Cortex. Cortex is aiming at creating the most capable artificial intelligence platform in the world.  Top leadership at…


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