Eyal Ofek

Principal researcher, Microsoft Research
  • United States of America

About Eyal Ofek

I am a Principal Researcher in the EPIC (Extended Perception Interaction and Cognition) team at Microsoft Research.

My research interests include Augmented Reality (AR)/Virtual Reality (VR), Haptics, interactive projection mapping, and computer vision for human-computer interaction.  In particular, I’m interested in the way that people will work and live using immersive technologies, and its effects on social behavior, productivity, and using digital non-physical space to level the plane field for people with physical limitations.

I am also the Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Virtual Reality, for the area of Haptics and an Assoc. Editor of IEEE Computer Graphics and Application (CG&A). 

I obtained my Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has founded a couple of companies in the area of computer graphics, including a successful drawing and photo editing application (Photon-Paint ) and developing the world first time-of-flight video cameras which was a basis for the HoloLens depth camera.


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