White Bird Engineering • September 2007 - June 2014
White Bird is my personal product development consulting firm. See the bio above. I develop electronic circuits and pc boards with Altium Designer (I'm a Altium beta team tester). I do the majority of my mechanical, product and injection mold design work in Solidworks Premium. I also use SpaceClaim as a function of the scanned model reverse engineering that is necessary from time to time. Some recent projects. Developed a number of VOIP gateways for a communications company. Developed panel deployment and storage system for for a military mobile solar power station. Developed digital audio management unit for muti-band military mobile radios. Developed a number of new advanced game controllers for a leader in this field. Developed a common refrigeration controller for a cooler company. Developed a radically new concept for home and business security devices for an emerging company. That's just the tip of the iceberg.
President and CTO
My Own Engineering Company • April 1981 - September 2007
Aided Bendix development of First All Glass cockpit, TCAS aircraft anti collision system, Airbus slats and flaps controller. Aided IBM developing control systems for what became Lexmark. Aided multiple companies developing portable computers, Aided muliple companies developing materials management and manufacturing systems. Developed one of the first PC based optical object recognition systems. Developed an omnidirectional simultaneous multiple barcode reading software engine for scanned images. Developed image recognition to recover financial and production data from badly done microfilm. Developed a ruggedized mobile data collection system integrating blackberry smart phones with barcode scanning and GPS before it was commonly available.
Engineer to Sr Engineer to Company Scientist to Group Mgr
Multiple Communications Companies • June 1970 - April 1981
Automated Manufacturing and Production systems, Graphical systems and plotters, first of the Smart Terminals, High Speed Modems, Research on Adaptive band width compression and encoding methods, distributed network diagnostic systems, battle hardened pbx switching systems, deployment configration management (and a lot more big words <G>)
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University of Florida
Electrical Engineering, Masters Studies, Digital Control Systems, Integrated Circuit Design, Robotics
Florida Atlantic University
MBA Studies, Business Development, Marketing, Innovation