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Title: Research Scientist - 3D Computer Vision & Augmented Reality Posted: June 7, 2015
Company/Institution: Robert Bosch Research and Technology Center North America
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Department: Visual Computing


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Lead and conduct advanced research and engineering on visual computing technologies and systems, including 3D computer vision, augmented/mixed reality, wearable computing, and vision graphics (e.g., image/video-based 3D modeling and rendering) particularly those related to Bosch business.
  • Together with an international team of experts, drive the design and implementation of innovative solutions that improve the user experience of next generation Bosch products such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), security systems, smart home and building solutions, internet of things, robotics and autonomous systems, and industry 4.0 applications.
  • Actively promote ideas from visual computing research to product development to enable future Bosch business.
  • Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of 3D computer vision and augmented reality technologies, including 2D/3D tracking (e.g., PTAM), camera calibration, 3D reconstruction, image/video-based rendering and modeling.
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills, proficient with scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Python) and visual computing related libraries (e.g., OpenCV, OpenGL, ARToolkit).
  • 3+ years of development and prototyping experience in large, high-quality software systems, especially real-time computer vision and graphics systems.
  • Passion for quality products, software development principles and best practices. Strong research and problem solving skills.
  • Up to date with the latest findings and trends in computer vision and augmented reality. Excellent communication, teamwork and technical writing skills.
  • Desired Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated success in real-time 3D computer vision and augmented reality system or product development.
  • Demonstrated success in any leadership role of product development.
  • Excellent publication record in leading visual computing venues (e.g., ICCV, CVPR, ISMAR, VR, SIGGRAPH).
  • Experience in mobile and web-based platform development.
  • Degree Level

    Ph.D. or M.Sc. (with at least 3 years of industry experience)

    Start Date

    As soon as possible.

    About the Bosch Research and Technology Center

    The Bosch Research and Technology Center North America ( with offices in Palo Alto, California, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cambridge, Massachusetts is part of the global Bosch Group (, a company with over 50 billion euro revenue, 300,000 people worldwide, a very diverse product portfolio, and a history of over 125 years. The Research and Technology Center North America (RTC-NA) is committed to providing technologies and system solutions for various Bosch business fields primarily in the areas of robotics and autonomous systems, visual computing, natural language understanding, car infotainment, web technologies, data mining, wireless solutions, energy materials and technologies, complex simulations, sensors, circuit design, and software engineering. In all areas we work in close collaboration with our partners at leading US universities, leading-edge industry partners, and other worldwide Bosch research, development, and marketing units.

    About Visual Computing at RTC-NA

    Our Visual Computing group is responsible for shaping the future user experience of Bosch products by developing cutting-edge technologies in the fields of computer graphics, computer vision, augmented/mixed reality, scientific visualization, visual analytics, and HCI. We focus on solutions to hard challenges in using visual and other modes of communication for natural user interaction. We work with internal partners at various Bosch business units to transfer our ideas and solutions into future products. We also actively collaborate with leading groups in academia and industry to promote research ideas and publish research findings in internationally renowned conferences and journals. More information may be found at webpage:

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