Tag Archive | "Driverless Vehicles"

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Could Driverless Vehicles Be Lethal Weapons? The FBI Thinks So01 Dec

SBIR CONSULTANT BULLETIN – See National Science Foundation Proposal SBIR Topic WT1 on Smart Vehicles for Potential Bidding Opportunities According to the Guardian, “The FBI believes the “game changing” vehicle (i.e., driverless vehicles) could revolutionize high-speed car chases within a matter of years. The report also warned that autonomous cars may be used as ‘lethal weapons'”. […]
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Driverless Vehicles – What Makes You Think They are Safe?17 Nov

SBIR CONSULTANT BULLETIN – See National Science Foundation SBIR Proposal Topic, WT2, Wireless Devices and Components for Potential Bidding Opportunities Driverless vehicles are equipped with several sensors to monitor the roadway and surrounding environment. These sensors include radar on the front end, a forward-looking video camera, a roof mounted LiDAR sensor, rear-mounted ultrasonic sensors, also another […]
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Driverless Vehicles and Donald Trump – What’s Next?10 Nov

How will Donald Trump’s election victory impact R&D conducted by the U.S. Government regarding driverless vehicles? There may be reason for a bit of optimism. During his post-election speech on November 9th, President-elect Donald Trump stated, “We are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals. We’re going to […]
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Driverless Vehicles – New in 2016? Check the Year 1995!04 Nov

The attention-grabbing headlines about driverless vehicles tend to obscure the fact that there is a history to this exciting transportation mode. The trajectory of this history to the present time may portend a path towards the ultimate commercialization of driverless vehicles.  During 2016 According to Business Insider, “…19 companies are striving to put driverless cars on […]
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Driverless Vehicles – Government Regulations? A Good Idea?02 Nov

Politico recently commented on driverless vehicle regulations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). “NHTSA’s guidance for self-driving cars left open the possibility that the agency could seek the power to approve vehicle prototypes before they hit the market…If the federal government had to certify ‘every model, every car,’ it would be a ‘huge […]

About Dr. Everson

Prior to forming this SBIR consultant practice, Dr. Jeffrey Everson was director of business development for QinetiQ North America’s Technology Solutions Group (previously Foster-Miller, Inc.).

Dr. Everson has won and been the principal investigator for several SBIR programs, including a Phase I program for NASA, a Phase I project for the U.S. Air Force, and Phase I and II contracts from the U.S. Department of Transportation. For the Phase II program, he received a Tibbetts Award for exemplifying the best in SBIR achievement.

Previously Dr. Everson held senior scientist positions at Battelle Memorial Institute, The Analytic Sciences Corporation (TASC), Honeywell Electro Optics Systems Division, and Itek Optical Systems Division.

He holds a PhD in physics from Boston College and a MS/BS in physics from Northeastern University.

Contact

For more information about how JHEverson Consulting can help your company with its SBIR and STTR proposals, please contact Jeff Everson.

JHEverson Consulting is based in the Boston area but consults for clients throughout North America. It also is supported by affiliated consultants.