Google Design, a cooperative effort led by Google's designers, developers, writers, and UX advocates aimed at sharing Google's work with wider audience, in its recent blog post, announced that Google has acquired Pixate, a Mobile App Prototyping Tool provider. Google Design said that the acquisition will enable Pixate to add to its ongoing effort to develop new design and prototyping tools, including Form 1.3.
According to Google Design, Pixate’s visual prototyping platform allows designers to create sophisticated, fluid mobile prototypes that run natively on iOS and Android devices. The platform helps developers to create complete app prototypes and share them so that entire product teams or clients can experience them right on their devices.
In his blog post, Pixate’s CEO, Paul Colton announced that Google will help his team to bring their ideas to the design community and is excited about expanding their mission at Google to reach millions of product teams worldwide. Paul also announced that Pixate is making its Pixate Studio free and that the company will be slashing the cost of the Pixate cloud service.