CNSV Videos

Insider Secrets of a Robotics & Consumer Electronics Design Consultancy

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.

Lunar Industrialization: The First Step to the Solar System

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.

Making Every Drop Count in Biomedical Analysis

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.

Your Threat Score: Social Media, Privacy, and the Law

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.

Augmented Reality: Stan Honey’s Impact on Sports Events and Navigation

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.

SEMI and Autonomous Vehicles

Oct 10, 2017
Jonathan Davis, Global Vice President of Advocacy at SEMI, will provide a brief introduction to SEMI, with a focus on its current activities in emerging technology areas such as Autonomous Vehicles and IoT.

How LinkedIn, Google and PayPal Bested their Competition with Graph Engines

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.

Key Autonomous Vehicle Technologies for Precise Location & Realtime Mapping

Sep 12, 2017
Autonomous vehicle methodology and vehicle-to-vehicle safety communication currently take dramatically different approaches. Although each delivers different benefits, they share overlapping needs such as precise location and real-time lane and mapping data.

The Technical Impossibilities of Autonomous Driving

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.

What You Need to Know About Blockchain for the Internet of Things

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.

Game Design: The Dark Art of Human Motivation

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.

USB Type-C: One Plug to Rule Them All?

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.

Intellectual Pugilism: The Art and Science of Expert Witnessing

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.

The USPTO and Silicon Valley: Opportunities for Engineers and Inventors

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.