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Dov Katz

Dov Katz
R&D, Oculus VR

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Dov Katz is leading Oculus VR’s computer vision R&D. He is passionate about human and computer perception. His research interest include computer vision, machine learning, and autonomous manipulation. At Oculus, he developed a high precision – low latency optical position tracking system. He is currently engaged in several projects that will deliver a more immersive and intuitive VR experience.

He was previously a postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his MS in 2008 and Ph.D. in 2011 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and his BS in 2004 from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. He was the recipient of several national and international awards, and his work received attention in the popular press. He is the founder of the IEEE/RAS technical committee on mobile manipulation.


Location: Conference Center - Golden Gate Room
Dov Katz (Oculus VR)
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VR is coupled with our embodiment more than any existing interface. A compelling and immersive VR experience requires that our interactions with the physical world are mapped precisely and with low latency onto the virtual environment. This creates a variety of challenges, including hardware design, processing multi modal sensor data, and filtering. This talk will focus on our current solution... Read more.