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Adobe hires Google Pixel head for ‘universal camera app’

July 21, 2020

The lead developer of the acclaimed camera software in Google Pixel phones, Marc Levoy, has joined Adobe to work on its computational photography apps.

Four months after leaving Google, Marc Levoy has now joined Adobe as a Vice President and Fellow. Previously known best for leading the team that created the computational photography technology in the Pixel phone range, Levoy is reportedly to work on a future camera app for Adobe.

The sole detail confirmed by Adobe is that Levoy’s work will be “centered on the concept of a universal camera app.” He’s believed to be working in Adobe’s Sensei team, plus its research and Photoshop Camera ones.

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