It’s not exactly clear why the Emotient engine was pulled. Apple didn't respond to a request for comment, and an Intel spokesman couldn't immediately explain.
It's possible Intel didn't want to rely on a technology that's now owned by Apple, or Apple may have stopped providing access to the Emotient plug-in.
Intel RealSense 3D suffer setback as Apple bought Emotient
Posted on Monday, Mar 28 2016 @ 12:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck