Published On: Fri, Jan 27th, 2017

HTC’s conduct VR engineer joins Google as industrial pattern director


HTC’s VP of pattern obliged for a HTC Vive practical existence headset and many of a company’s handsets is withdrawal a association to join Google and work with a company’s Daydream platform.

Claude Zellweger announced a depart in a twitter late Wednesday night. The engineer had assimilated HTC in 2008 after his pattern agency, One Co, was acquired by a Taiwanese tech giant. Zellweger went on to become the VP of Design during HTC in 2014 where he’s dedicated himself to efforts in defining a code plan and execution of Vive.

A Google orator has reliable to TechCrunch that Zellweger will be fasten Google as a director of industrial pattern where he will work with a Daydream team.

HTC also reliable a executive’s depart in a statement:

“HTC can endorse that Claude Zellweger has left a Company. We conclude his substantial grant to HTC, and wish him good in his destiny endeavors. HTC continues to deposit in talent and recruitment as partial of a broader plan to safeguard a continued strength and firmness of a Company’s organizational structure.”

No word on accurately what Zellweger’s purpose will entail at Google Daydream. The mobile VR height has largely been focused on a height side while hardware like a company’s Daydream View has served as a pattern anxiety for other companies. His work on a Vive headset during HTC should be generally useful if Google decides to try into a universe of all-in-one VR headsets as has been frequently rumored.

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