Hi, I'm Timo!

I'm a researcher in the field of Computer Vision, passionate entrepreneur, and co-founder of Eyezag.

Professional Skills

Computer Vision & Machine Learning

Webcam-based Eye Tracking

Entrepreneurship

Usability/UX (certified)

Full-Stack Web Development

Tools, Languages & Frameworks

C++

Matlab

JavaScript, HTML5, CSS

Linux, Git

Node.js, AngularJS, RequireJS, ...

Professional Experience

Dec 2014

to

Present

Co-Founder, Eyezag

Developing a platform for Designers, Usability/UX Professionals, and Marketers to conduct eye tracking studies over the web, using state-of-the-art Computer Vision algorithms.

Mar 2014

to

Present

Research Assistant, CV:HCI Lab

Working on robust appearance-based gaze estimation under challenging lighting conditions and head poses, as well as person-independent and calibration-free approaches.

Feb 2012

to

Apr 2013

Student Assistant, CV:HCI Lab

Worked on model-based gaze estimation and triggering multiple cameras for simultaneous image acquisiton.

Education / Grants / Certificates

2016

Young Innovators Grant

Ministry for Science, Research and the Arts, Baden-Württemberg, Germany — www.junge-innovatoren.de

2015

UXQB® Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience

International Usability and UX Qualification Board (UXQB) — www.uxqb.org

2014

EXIST Business Start-up Grant

Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany — www.exist.de

2014

Diploma (M.Sc.) in Informatics

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany — www.kit.edu

2005

BEGYS Graduate

Education program for the gifted, shortening of school by one year

Publications

2014

Manifold Alignment for Person Independent Appearance-based Gaze Estimation

Timo Schneider, Boris Schauerte, Rainer Stiefelhagen

ICPR, Stockholm, Sweden

[pdf] [bib] [scholar]

2014

Appearance-based Gaze Estimation using Manifold Alignment and Image Synthesis

Timo Schneider

Diploma (MSc) thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

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