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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 – Are American Roads Ready?31 Oct

Failure to invest in roadway infrastructure in the United States may delay the ultimate commercialization of driverless vehicles. “An estimated 65 percent of U.S. roads are in poor condition, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, with the transportation infrastructure system rated 12th in the World Economic Forum’s 2014-2015 global competitiveness report.” The Huffington Post […]
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Driverless Vehicles: Massive Disruption to the Insurance Industry28 Oct

According to a RAND Corporation study, “Self-driving vehicles offer the promise of significant benefits to society, but raise several policy challenges, including the need to update insurance liability regulations…” A major benefit of driverless vehicles pertains to a potentially massive reduction in traffic accidents. For example, “In 2012, 33,561 people died in motor vehicle traffic […]
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Driverless Vehicles – Drivers Become Passengers? Really?25 Oct

Considerable media buzz is heralding the arrival of driverless vehicles. Most major auto manufactures are proceeding ‘full throttle’ to make driverless vehicles a reality. Google and Tesla are at the forefront of this charge. The hardware on a driverless vehicle could include GPS, a laser, visible/infrared videos, and acoustic sensors. This hardware and their vehicle […]
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New Way to Celebrate Earth Day: Sue Federal Government21 Apr

Air quality is becoming a severe problem, threatening the sustainability of our planet. For example, in 2013, 5 billion tons of carbon dioxide were released into the atmosphere due to human activities in the United States. Carbon dioxide is a green house gas that contributes to global warming. “Rising global temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, climbing […]

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.