The adventures of the underdog geek squad from Carl Hayden Community High...
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 […]
It’s easy to think of maritime satellite communications strictly in terms of data speed and monthly costs and solely as a basic communications tool. But as a fleet ITC manager, your mission is to deliver technology solutions on many fronts. Don’t miss out on the chance to consider how a next-generation maritime VSAT system can can deliver […]
The myKVH portal already offers you unsurpassed transparency and control, and now, its new mobile user interface makes it even easier and faster to use if you’re at sea or on the go. myKVH Mobile is an easy and responsive way to check and manage data usage on the mini-VSAT broadband network. It’s easily accessed […]
On land, you may not notice that apps, web browsers, or operating systems on your smart phone or tablet are gobbling up broadband data while on Wi-Fi at home, in the office, or at a local cafe. At sea, however, managing data is critical to ensuring efficiency and outstanding performance while staying within your marine […]
If you think relationships with family, friends, and co-workers require deft handling, consider the case of the six KVH airtime services department staff. They build successful outcomes with the company’s maritime communications clients around the world. Theirs is a campaign to ensure our customers get the best from KVH, whether it involves a mini-VSAT Broadband […]