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Brian from White Rock n.

Location:

Surrey, BC
Hometown: Kenora, Ontario

Member since:

October 5, 2013

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Have a startup idea, looking to join a startup, or looking for employee(s)?

I have a zillion startup ideas. Actually looking for SW, marketing people to partner on new product companies. My company will design/manufacture the HW.

Are you more business, design or tech?

I'm all 3, but mostly HW, though the company is often 1/2 programmers. (and I did post-grad studies in computer graphics SW)

What skills/experience in business or tech?

low-power computers, display technology, communications, (Ethernet, WiFi, ZigBee, cell-comms), RAPID PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. We design/build computer systems for commercial, industrial, medical and defense customers. Developed and demonstrated the world's first ZigBee lighting controls (Light Fair 2006).

What topics are you interested &/or passionate about? What topics are on your radar?

Linux and Android on ARM processors. User interfaces. computer graphics (developed a powerful PC/CAD program before the IBM PC existed). Audio (completed a HD-based MP3 player for a US company a year before the first iPod came out). Robotics (just developed the US DoD's next-gen hand-held robot controllers).

Introduction

Owner of a local tech business specializing in low-cost embedded computers, usually with LCDs, touch, wireless, etc. We design the boards and build in-house on our pick-and-place line. We've also created the first port of Android for the i.MX28 CPU.


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