It seems to be like Google needs to make its personal VR hardware
Google goes all-in on digital actuality hardware, if a couple of current job postings are something to go by. Street to VR noticed a handful of shopper-targeted VR jobs up for grabs at Google, together with a Hardware Engineering Technical Lead Supervisor, Shopper Hardware and a PCB Format Engineer, Shopper Hardware. Each of those titles at one level ended with “Digital Actuality,” although Google has since changed that phrase with the extra obscure, “Shopper Hardware.”
The Lead Supervisor place consists of the next description: “Our shopper hardware group is engaged on revolutionizing how individuals work together with their hardware and in search of engineers to make that a actuality. We need to open new methods to work together with units and create a pure, seamless interface the world’s info.”
Job listings don’t all the time level to a full-blown marketing strategy, however Google has already demonstrated a vested curiosity in VR. The corporate launched its Cardboard initiative in 2014 and it has a mysterious partnership with augmented-actuality firm Magic Leap. Google lately picked up some new VR expertise, too: Former Vine boss Jason Toff simply left Twitter to hitch Google and work on VR. Plus, that is Google — chopping-edge know-how is sort of its factor.
The choice to go away Vine was onerous. I really like the workforce, am so pleased with what we have accomplished and know there are unimaginable issues forward for them.
— Jason Toff (@jasontoff) January 25, 2016