founder and director of visipix.com Inc. is:
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20.9.1934 in Winterthur, Switzerland. Studies in Philosophy, Mathematics
and Theoretical Physics at Zurich University. Parallel to studies, half-day
position as mathematics teacher at the Technical University of Winterthur.
work for SULZER BROTHERS concerning stability of thermal power plant control
systems. Colloaboration with Prof. Profos for two scientific publications.
Foundation of a small research company «Research lab for underwater
technology Inc.». Today the company is named «Inter Hi-Tec
company has always developed new concepts and products at its own financial
risk without any external subsidies. Back in 1959 the annual budget was
20.000 $ US. From 1964 to 1996 the average budget was about 600.000 $ US.
The money came from license agreements with: US NAVY, Cdr. Cousteau, Royal
Dutch, BABCOCK, PREUSSAG, VTG, DESCENTE JAPAN, SCHELLER CHEMICALS, VOBIS
and IBM. The staff consisted of 2 to 10 employees as well as consultants.
a new project was researched on a 5 to 10 year basis. Then the time for
pioneering ended and large company management took over. Hannes Keller
hit upon a fresh idea and started from scratch again. Sometimes intermittant
enterprises for Television etc were hit upon. A spectacular TV-story with
candid cameras was Kellers underwater monster emerging in Lake Lucerne.
Keller began as a pioneer in deep diving. He discovered the mathematical
formula for mixed gas decompression tables to 1000 feet depth. In 1962
he broke the world record in deep diving, reaching 1000 feet depth in California
near Catalina Island.