YouTuber and engineer Mark Robert discusses his experience working for Apple’s Special Projects Group, where he wrote patents involving virtual reality in self-driving cars.
Back in 2018, it was revealed that noted YouTuber and former NASA engineer Mark Robert was quietly working for Apple’s Special Projects Group on several projects related to virtual reality. While Robert has since left his position at Apple, the company continues to update and pursue patent applications based on the work of his team.
Robert now candidly discusses his work at the company on Marques Brownlee’s Waveform podcast, Apple’s feelings about Robert continuing his YouTube career while working at the company, and how his work has been exposed by the press. talked to. They discuss their research, which explored the use of VR headsets in autonomous vehicles, such as those to prevent motion sickness and show simulated virtual routes, how Apple supports employees who generate ideas, and concepts in the company. effects of discovery.