Hans Weber has more than 20 years of experience in developing real-time, state-of-the-art video and graphics hardware and software systems. He joined SMT in 2002 as the Technical Lead Engineer responsible for the development of augmented reality products, such as the virtual first down line, virtual billboards, signage and video walls.
In 2006, Hans was promoted to Director of Research and Development, then in 2009 to Vice President of Research and Development. Hans led the effort in developing the core technologies underlying SMT’s augmented reality and telestration products and the real-time video and graphics renderer for the GEM software platform.
Prior to joining SMT, Hans conducted 10 years of leading-edge research in 3D graphics, virtual environments and augmented reality while in a Ph.D. program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Hans received a B.A. in computer science from Harvard University and an M.S. in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at Harvard, Hans was a member of the varsity cross country and track teams. Hans is originally from South Bend, Indiana, and currently lives in Chapel Hill, with his wife, Katie, and three children.