Excellent!! Impressive results! If a college professor scribbles that high...
Excellent!! Impressive results! If a college professor scribbles that high praise in the margin of a paper summarizing a student’s work at the end of a term, one can safely conjecture that real learning has taken place and a promising career looms on the horizon. But if those singular compliments come at the end of […]
It’s refit time. That means the yacht is hauled out, and you can fix what’s broken or improve what you already have so that your experience onboard is top notch, with all the comforts of home. A satellite communications strategy that gives you high-speed Internet, 24/7 connectivity, the latest news and entertainment, and technical support […]
It’s no surprise that the oil and gas industry is looking at what autonomous technology can do to improve their bottom line. According to a recent article in The Maritime Executive, the oil and gas industry is dipping its toe into the unmanned technology pool, driven by the need for cost savings and a new confidence in […]
Company Adopts Scenic Cliff Site and Hauls Away Hundreds of Pounds of Trash by Summer’s End One of the many features along the more than 400 miles of stunning coastline in the state of Rhode Island on the East Coast of the United States is Purgatory Chasm, a deep cleft in quartz cliffs through which […]
Which Is Better, Brains or Brawn? Ask 2016 KVH Scholarship Winner Bailey Driscoll, Who’s Got Plenty of Each
Here’s a photo of Bailey Driscoll, horizontal during a high jump, shooting a knowing glance. There’s one of her kicking out an Irish step dance, suspended mid-air enough for a good-sized dog to trot beneath her. In one more, she’s delivering a slam in a quarter final volleyball match against a rival of Portsmouth High […]
What will it Take for Ford, Uber and others to Meet Their Challenging New Targets for Driverless Cars?
Over the last few days, we’ve seen some really exciting news in the world of driverless cars. First, Tuesday, Ford Motor Company made a bold announcement last Tuesday: to have a fleet of driverless cars on the road by 2021. Then, two days later, reports were published that Uber would deploy its first self-driving fleet […]
A Star Robotics Team Formula for Success: Determination, A Can-do Attitude and a Little Help from KVH
The adventures of the underdog geek squad from Carl Hayden Community High School and its rise to fame as the team Falcon Robotics is a never-ending Cinderella tale, one in which KVH Industries is happy to play a key supporting role. Founded in 2001 in West Phoenix, Arizona, by Allan Cameron and Faridodin “Fredi” Lajvardi, […]
Where would you rather work? Thousands of miles offshore, cut off from the outside world, or in a climate-controlled office, with 24/7 access to your family and friends via social media with your smart phone? Given those career options, Generation Z – those born after 1995 – say they’ll take the office, thank you, and onboard […]
This column was originally published in the April 2016 issue of Futurenautics: People always ask me, “What made you think of that?” or “Where do these ideas come from?” Well the truth is, I have no idea. However, I spend a lot of time studying the markets, talking to customers, finding interesting bits of technology, […]
Fatal Tesla Autopilot Accident Shows that Technology and Public Understanding Both have a Long Way to Go
This article was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse: We’ve grown used to the idea of self-driving or “driverless” cars in the realm of science fiction. Increasingly, that flight of fancy among novelists and screenwriters is merging with the real world. Every day there’s news about driverless car technology, whether it be the Google Car learning […]