Walter Hsiao is a software engineer in the Advanced Development group, contributing to software and hardware projects in 3D printing, manufacturing, and design.
Prior to joining PARC, he worked as an independent developer and at a variety of Silicon Valley startups, including: Perceptive Pixel, where he developed interfaces and applications for large multitouch devices; Acuitus, where he worked on educational software; and Sportvision, where he built systems for real-time broadcast effects.
Walter earned his BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley. He has 11 patents, 16 featured designs on Thingiverse, and one Sports Emmy.
His hobbies include industrial design, building and using 3D printers, backpacking, snow camping, photography, and surfing.