Augmented reality startup CastAR has closed its doors

 

Augmented reality startup CastAR, which was founded by former Valve employees Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson, has shut down.

According to a report from Polygon, the company has laid off the majority of its staff, pulled down the shutters on internal studio Eat Sleep Play, and closed its doors for good.

Polygon says former staffers reached out to confirm the news, and claims a small number of employees were retained to work on selling CastAR’s existing tech.

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