Apple is flexing its hiring muscle in the field of virtual reality . According to a new report from The Financial Times , the Cupertino giant has hired VR expert Doug Bowman.
Before joining Apple, Bowman was a computer science professor at Virginia Tech , where he also served as the director for the University's Center for Human-Computer Interaction.
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Bowman's academic background shows a focus on 3D interaction, immersive environments and usability engineering.
Bowman's hiring is just the latest move that indicates Apple has more than just a passing interest with VR. In May, Apple acquired the AR software firm Metaio. Apple has also acquired the teams behind Faceshift and Emotient that focus on alternative interfaces and experiences. Read more... More about Apple , Vr , Virtual Reality , Tech , and Gadgets