Master Thesis: Realistic 3D Model Generation for XR Avatars

Posted date:  Nov 11, 2022
Location: 

Lund, Skåne, Sweden

About this opportunity

 

With eXtended Reality (XR) devices becoming more and more capable with each passing year, it’s apparent that users expect these technologies to innovate on the ways we interact with the world and each other. Holographic communication is a key area in this, yet despite great strides there are still many research questions in bringing photorealistic avatars into XR contexts, questions.

We are looking for one or two thesis students who can help us research and implement photo-realistic meshes and avatars, to use in applications for VR and AR devices.

 

What you will do

 

  • Develop a thesis plan and identify research opportunities related to scanning, generating, and implementing photo-realistic avatars of people in XR.
  • Become acquainted with current research and prior research on realistic avatar implementation.
  • Find areas of improvement in regards to mesh/texture generation.
  • Develop an avatar generation script for a proof of concept, to be used with an XR device.

 

You will bring

 

We are looking for a self-motivated and creative student with the following qualifications:

 

  • Master student in Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Hands-on programming experience
  • Understanding of mesh/texture generation concepts,  XR and its requirements/limitations
  • Some experience with the Unity game engine is preferred
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written communication

 

Why join Ericsson?

 

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

 

What happens once you apply?

 

Click Here to find all you need to know about what our typical hiring process looks like.

 

Recruiter: Mercedes.ubierna@ericsson.com

 

 

Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.


Job Segment: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering, Technology