Markus Gross, co-founder of Dybuster, has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This great honour was bestowed upon Markus Gross after he has been previously awarded the “Tech Oscar” in 2013 and 2019 for his computer graphics inventions. Congratulations, Markus!
Prof. Markus Gross is a computer science professor at ETH Zurich and director of the Disney Research Laboratory in Zurich. Because his son suffered from a dyslexia, Markus Gross began developing Orthograph in his spare time in 2004. After Christian Vögeli had revised Markus’ first prototype as a Master’s student in 2005, the two of them conducted the first spelling training study together with Prof. Lutz Jäncke and Prof. Martin Meyer from the University of Zurich. The great training success of the children in the study led to the founding of Dybuster as an ETH spin-off in 2007, whose story continues to this day.