If you are into machines, computers, and the latest technological advancements, then you probably heard the name, Dov Katz. He was the senior vision engineer of Oculus, a leading technology company. He is an expert in machine learning, computer vision, and virtual reality. One of the greatest projects he has handled was the Oculus Rift VR, a virtual reality headset that when worn will immerse you in a virtual reality. It was originally developed for gamers and game developers but later on, made available to the general public. Dov Katz was the one who created the original position tracking system. During his time in Oculus, he was entrusted with some of the biggest projects. From a senior engineer, he was promoted as the head engineer for computer vision.
Dov Katz’s interest in machines and computer started at a young age. He grew up in Israel and was fascinated by modern technology. It is the reason why he took up bachelors of Science in computer science and electrical engineer. He enrolled at Tel-Aviv University in Israel and graduated with flying colors. To further enrich his knowledge and understanding of the modern technology, he moved to the United States and took up his masters and doctorate degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has his post-doc fellow at the Robotics Institute.
Throughout his career, Dov has done a lot of research and patents. He never stops doing research and interpreting the interaction between computers and humans. As a matter of fact, he continues to come up with ways on how to use machines and computers in such a way that will be beneficial to humans.