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Title: Research Intern for Augmented Reality and 3D Computer VisionPosted: August 22, 2016
Company/Institution: Bosch Research and Technology Center
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Department: Visual Computing Group

Description:

Basic Information:

  • Research Topic: Potential topics for this position include visual SLAM and display calibration for AR glasses. Other topics in 3D computer vision area are also under consideration.
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Major(s): Computer Science or related fields
  • Degree level: Ph.D. student or recent (less than 1 year) graduate
  • Start Date: as soon as possible
  • Duration: 3 to 12 months
  • How to apply: Email your resume to rbvisualcomp@gmail.com with a title, "[AR/CV Intern 2016]".
  • Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct advanced research and engineering in the area of augmented reality and 3D computer vision, e.g. real-time visual SLAM, multi-sensor calibration.
  • Apply research results to real-world cases with high quality implementation.
  • Integrate the resulting system/software into existing Bosch platform.
  • Summarize research findings in high-quality paper and patent submissions.
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Strong background in computer vision, augmented/mixed reality, and related fields.
  • Hands-on experience on 3D computer vision and augmented reality technologies, including 2D/3D tracking (e.g., PTAM), visual SLAM.
  • Camera calibration, HMD (Head Mounted Display) calibration such as AR glasses.
  • Proficient with C/C++ programming.
  • Proficient with computer vision & computer graphics libraries (OpenCV and OpenGL).
  • Strong research and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • (Bonus) Publication record in top venues (ISMAR/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV/VR, etc).
  • (Bonus) Experience with positioning or depth sensors, such as IMU, Kinect, etc.
  • (Bonus) Experience in real-time computer vision systems.
  • About the Bosch Research and Technology Center

    The Bosch Research and Technology Center North America (www.boschresearch.com) with offices in Palo Alto, California, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cambridge, Massachusetts is part of the global Bosch Group (www.bosch.com), 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. Recently, we published two full papers in IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2016.

    Application Instructions: Email your resume to rbvisualcomp@gmail.com with a title "[AR/CV Intern 2016]".