Sep 10, 2019
This talk will review the history of Wi-Fi technology, including the role of the IEEE 802.11 standards committee, technology breakthroughs that made low cost devices possible, and the progression to mobile phones and IoT.
Mar 12, 2019
In this talk, CNSV member Ron Herardian shows how different variants of the the cloud work, where the biggest vulnerabilities are, and how these are being addressed to protect your security.
Feb 12, 2019
In this talk, David Josephson will discuss developments in quiet Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing vehicles (eVTOLs) for use in cities, and why a new kind of noise metric is needed to accurately gauge community noise impact.
Jan 8, 2019
Jonathan Wells updates us on the progress of 5G over the last few years, and describes what we can reasonably expect for the future of wireless broadband, and provide a likely timeline.
May 8, 2018
Based on his book "The Tym Before … The Untold Origins of Cloud Computing," Nathan Gregory will tell the story not only of Tymnet and its parent company Tymshare, but also of the development of the ARPANET into today’s Internet.
Feb 13, 2018
The secret to the success of robotics consultancy OLogic in helping to launch over 100 successful robotics projects in the toys, education, consumer electronics and service robots industries will be discussed by Ted Larson, OLogic's CEO and co-founder.
Jan 9, 2018
This presentation will cover the key elements that go into designing an infrastructure in transportation, site selection, and site development for lunar industrialization. Recent developments in IoT are key to lowering the cost of setup and operations.
Dec 12, 2017
CNSV member Dr. Giacomo Vacca will review a range of multiplexing principles used in biomedical applications, particularly blood analysis. Because of the scarcity and value of a biological sample, many methods have been invented to make the most out of very little.
Nov 14, 2017
While you likely know that you have a Credit Score, did you know you may also have a “Threat Score”? Attorney Charles Koch will present how social media information is used, the current state of the law with regard to information shared on social media and tips for legally protecting your privacy.
Oct 10, 2017
Stan Honey will discuss his career of navigation-related adventures, the inventions he has spearheaded that have provided Emmy-winning augmented reality for sporting events, and his experience in circumnavigating the globe under sail in 48 days non-stop.
Oct 10, 2017
AV-SIG Chair Ioannis Kanellakopoulos and others in the SIG will lead a discussion of AV safety issues and an overview of the challenges that come with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and self-driving vehicles, as well as the potential opportunities in dealing with these challenges.
Sep 12, 2017
This talk will provide a primer of graph databases and graph-compute engines, and will describe how companies such as Google, Facebook and LinkedIn use these as a strategic tool in their businesses.
Feb 14, 2017
In this talk, Dr. Mark Nitzberg will provide his engineering overview of autonomous driving, and will describe its greatest technical challenges. He will also discuss the companies in this field, and the technologies that they each hope will allow them to crack the code.
Jan 10, 2017
If you’re building or using Internet-connected devices, you need to know the key role blockchain technology will play in how we work with these devices. Come and learn the basics of blockchain, hear the range of possible uses, and see what is available today.
Dec 13, 2016
As computing grows in its ubiquity in human experience, issues of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and User Experience are correspondingly more conspicuous. This talk will show how computer game design holds a large number of lessons and keys of which designers and engineers should be aware as computers embed themselves further into everyday life.
May 10, 2016
USB has become ubiquitous in consumer electronics, and USB Type-C provides a major upgrade. In this talk, Ken Shoemaker will elaborate about the various functions available over USB Type-C, along with some warnings about problems that can arise with different implementations.
Apr 12, 2016
Expert witnessing is both art and science. The speaker will provide some insights into the necessary skills of an expert witness, and he will relate some situations and problems with which he has dealt.
Exploding Hoverboards, and Everything You Wanted to Know About Chinese Manufacturing But Were Afraid to Ask
Feb 9, 2016
Exploding hoverboards have been all over the news lately. This talk will discuss the manufacturing process in China, and what happened in the production of these items to make them so dangerous.
May 11, 2015
John Cabeca, Director of the Silicon Valley USPTO Satellite Office. John will discuss a number of topics of importance to inventors and innovators in our high tech hub, including the impact of the new Menlo Park Satellite Office and impact of the PTAB.