The site says that Rober worked Apple's virtual reality projects, including "using VR as board entertainment for automous cars." Rober's LinkedIn page, he says that he's working as a product designer in an unspecified company he joined for the first time in 2015, suggesting that he's been with Apple for some time.
To explain the kinds of things that Rober works , Variety refers to a pair of patent applicatis from Apple that cover an "immersive visual display" and an "augmented virtual display", which were filed in 2016 and describe the virtual reality systems that could be used by passengers in automous cars. The Mark Rober patent list as the main inventor.
Both patents describe a VR helmet that could help relieve moti sickness in automous vehicles, with a suggesti to replace real-world visi with virtual envirments that include visual cues to match physical movements of the passenger. the other describing the virtual ctent that appears as a fixed object in the external envirment.
e of the patents suggests that a virtual reality system to reduce moti sickness could help productivity because it would allow passengers (who would include all people in a standale vehicle as a driver would not be necessary) of …