Dov Katz – A computer vision expert

September 25, 2018
Computers play a vital role in the human’s day to day living. Look around and you will find computers everywhere. Almost all of the technology around us is powered by the computer. As a matter of fact, many humans can’t function without the computer technology. They make the difficult task easy. They connect people from various parts of the world making the world seems small. They are used in various industries primarily in gaming, industrial business, healthcare, and many more. Dov Katz knows that computers are here to stay and they will continue to be a part of the human lives for the years to come.

Many people are now studying computer technology and aim to further enrich their knowledge and understanding as to how a computer works and how it can benefit humans even more. One of them is Dov Katz. He is a computer vision expert who graduated from Tel-Aviv University in Israel with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering. He moved to the United States to become expert in computer vision and machine learning. He took up masters and Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He had a postdoc fellow at the Robotics Institute.

He was hired by Oculus as a senior engineer. He led Oculus VR’s computer vision and R&D. Dov Katz passion is on human and computer vision. He conducted research on various topics including machine learning, computer vision, and autonomous manipulation. He was able to come up with a high precision-low latency optical position tracking system.  He was also a part of the team who created Oculus Rift headset.

Learn more about Dov Katz on his biography website