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31 Mar, 2014

Future defense spending

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen Many military and aerospace (mil/aero) industry pundits are expressing concern over the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 as it relates to defense spending. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, whose recommendations the President followed in the FY 2015 budget sent to Congress this month, also points out that the new plan is not without its risks. The last installment discussed Secretary Hagel … Read More

Milaero, Mil-Aero, Military, Hagel, Littoral Combat Ship, Geek, Mentor Graphics, Navy, Obama, Mentor.com, Marines, sequestration, Mentor

26 Nov, 2012

John Day

A while back I met with the folks at TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) who are responsible for the VZ Navigator app on Verizon smartphones as well as navigation apps on myriad other smartphones. Networks in Motion launched the app in 2006 and TCS acquired them three years later. VZ Navigator uses Navteq maps but the app is built on HTML5 so TCS can work with any map provider and otherwise customize

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Air Force, Portable Navigation Device (PND), Verizon, Navy, Metro PCS, Special Operations Command, Sprint, Verizon smartphones, DENSO, VZ Navigator, GPS signal. Google Maps, Networks in Motion, U.S. Army, QNX, AT&T, location-based services, TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), Smartphones, Amazon, Marines

31 Mar, 2012

The Birth of Boeing

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen Virtually everyone knows of Boeing, but how many are aware of its history? This geek finds it fascinating. In 1916, Yale University Alumnus William E. Boeing formed The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington. Why Seattle? Seattle’s booming wood industry included a wealth of Spruce, a wood deemed to be perfect for manufacturing airplanes. Interestingly enough, Boeing began his career in the timber industry … Read More

Mentor.com, Mentor Graphics, Mil-Aero, Seattle, B&W, William H. Boeing, Yale University, Aerospace, Milaero, George Conrad Westervelt, Navy, Mentor, Pacific Aero Product Co., Boeing, Seaplane, Geek

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