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Apple just hired a leading VR expert, which could mean a ‘VRKit’ is in the works

January 22, 2016 - Uncategorized

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A new report from The Financial Times suggests Apple has hired Doug Bowman, a leading researcher in the field of virtual reality. Before landing at Apple, Bowman was a computer science professor at Virginia Tech where he focussed on “three-dimensional user interface design and the benefits of immersion in virtual environments.” He also once received a $100,000 grant from Microsoft to apply its Hololens to “collaborative analysis of large-scale mixed reality data.” It’s no secret Apple is working on VR, but it’s not clear what it may be working on. Three fairly recent acquisitions — Metaio, Perceptio and Primesense — all…

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