Studio diip was founded in Eindhoven by Guust Hilte and Thomas de Wolf after graduating from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Their first project was to develop an automated playing card recognition system, that later turned into the Bridge Card Reader.
Meet the team behind Studio diip
Our team is a combination of computer vision software engineers with experience in Artificial Intelligence, networking, system administration, database management, hardware design and camera optics
Guust Hilte is a skilled system integrator, project manager and co-founder. In 2010 Guust graduated with ‘excellence’ and received a master’s degree in Industrial Design at the Eindhoven University of Technology. For his graduation he designed and developed a product that focused on providing an alternative to text entry on mobile devices which generated a lot of media attention. Guust also has experience in starting, running and then selling his own webhosting company. With an expertise in combining technology and product design Guust started Studio diip and now tends to focus more on the technological aspects next to running the company.
Thomas de Wolf
Thomas de Wolf is an expert in learning-algorithms, business manager and co-founder. Thomas’ graduation project was a product that was able to learn by watching its surroundings with image recognition. He received his master’s degree in Industrial Design with this project at the Eindhoven University of Technology. This and earlier projects sparked an interest in image recognition and learning systems which in turn led to starting Studio diip. Next to his education Thomas has specialised in business processes and start-ups. Within Studio diip Thomas is more active in the communication to the outside next to running the company.
Jop van Rooij
Jop received a masters degree in Biology from Utrecht University and specialized in Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics for his PhD-research. At Studio diip he uses his knowledge of biological systems to provide intuitive and efficient solutions for computer vision challenges. Jop’s skills include computer vision, software development, data analysis and mathematical modeling of non-linear processes.
Leon van Noord
Leon joined Studio diip while finishing his Bachelor in Applied Computer Science at Hogeschool Utrecht. He works as a software developer where he applies his knowledge of computer vision, artificial intelligence and app development to develop smart software solutions.
Diederik has a Bachelors diploma at the University of Delft and almost has a Masters diploma from Leiden University in Life Science & Technology. He quickly became more interested in the technology part and is now working as a developer.
José finished his Master of Science in the field of Information Systems and Computer Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon. For his masters he focused on the areas of Intelligent Systems as well as Data Processing and Analysis. During his thesis he developed a growing interest in Computer Vision, leading him to work at Studio diip.
With his experience at Oracle, Gerard started his own company Transfer Solutions in 1995. Since then Transfer Solutions has grown to a company with more than 140 employees focussing on database development, management and consultancy.