I suspect the patents relevant to Google Glass was the big interest. Where was Apple in this, I wonder.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (2317.TW) said Friday it sold some display patents to Google Inc. (GOOG) for an unspecified amount.
Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, a key Apple Inc. (APPL) supplier, said in a statement the patents sold to Google include Head Mounted Technology that generates "a virtual image and is superimposed on a real-world view." Google Acquires Display Patents From Foxconn [online.wsj.com]