Studio diip was founded in Eidhoven 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.
Leon van Noord
Being educated in Applied Computer Sciences, Leon is applying his skills and knowledge from his education at Studio diip. Leon’s skills include computer vision, embedded software development and Android development.
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.
Erwin has a Bachelor in Computer and Information Sciences and a minor in Game Design. He has experience in various programming languages, but is most skilled in C#. Erwin’s skills include web interfaces, Windows applications and back end development.
Diogo first studied Aerospace Engineering at the Technical University of Lissabon before moving on to get his masters degree at the Technical University of Delft. He has worked on computer vision for drone navigation and has experience in various programming languages. This makes Diogo a valuable addition to the team at Studio diip.
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.
Nancy is educated in legal affairs and has an extensive career at several larger financial companies. At Studio diip she takes care of all financial, administrative and organizational work.
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.