Oculus Research is building on our expertise in virtual reality systems to begin the development of augmented reality (AR). This moves us from a technology whose primary application has been in games and entertainment to one that could replace the smart phone and computers as the primary device for communication and work as well as entertainment. We are currently seeking innovative interns with a passion for applied and fundamental research in perception science to focus on the development of AR systems. Wearable AR devices present a new set of perceptual challenges. Oculus research is seeking research interns with expertise in wearable bio-sensing, comfort evaluation, vision and auditory science, or perceptual modelling to advance AR technologies.
The Perception Science team at Oculus Research is learning how the brain uses sensory information to generate perception, thought, and action. We provide this knowledge to engineers and designers to inform the design of systems and content for interactive user experiences. To this end, we perform experiments and develop computational models to improve our understanding of how sensory information is used to create experience, identify which stimuli can be imperceptibly degraded, and optimize integrated systems that allow content creators to create the engaging, functional, and comfortable experiences people want.
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