Facebook Can Make VR Avatars Lookand MoveExactly Like You

March 16, 2019

"There's this big, ugly sucker at the door," the young woman says, her eyes twinkling, "and he said, 'Who do you think you are, Lena Horne?' I said no but that I knew Miss Horne like a sister." It's the beginning of a short soliloquy from Walton Jones' play The 1940's Radio Hour, and as she continues with the monologue it's easy to see that the young woman knows what…

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Facebook replaces Oculus computer vision head at center of underage sex scandal

July 24, 2017

The head of computer vision at Facebooks virtual reality subsidiary, Oculus, has been replaced following his arrest related to an underage sex sting operation, TechCrunch has learned. Dov Katz LinkedInjoined Facebook in November of last year as director of engineering before transitioning to his role as head of computer vision at Oculus last month. Before joining Facebook, Frenkel served as head of wearables engineering at Google, where he worked on…

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Facebook replaces Oculus computer vision head at center of underage sex scandal

May 24, 2017

The head of computer vision at Facebooks virtual reality subsidiary, Oculus, has been replaced following his arrest related to an underage sex sting operation, TechCrunch has learned. Dov Katz LinkedInjoined Facebook in November of last year as director of engineering before transitioning to his role as head of computer vision at Oculus last month. Before joining Facebook, Frenkel served as head of wearables engineering at Google, where he worked on…

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