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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Home Safety experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Home Safety landscape.
This expert holds a PhD in Communications (digital imaging) and brings to the table many years of direct and relevant experience in home automation and building control systems. Often invited to write papers for the trade press and to deliver presentations at conferences, much of this expert's business involves explaining complex concepts to business executives so they can make competent decisions; this expert knows how to facilitate high-tech decisions by persons who are not technical specialists and applies these skills to deliver clear declarations and depositions.
This expert is involved in the international standards committee for home and building automation standards. Among these standards are communication protocols for home networks, device interfaces, and a gateway to enable remote control of applications including security. This expert wrote and edited a document which describes home security with applications for intrusion detection, activity monitoring, duress monitoring, and safety monitoring of personal well-being, with extensions for commercial building security functions. This expert is also involved in the national standards committee for home automation and energy management at the Consumer Technology Association. They are the ones who develop American National Standards for ANSI, the American National Standards Institute. In addition to these committees, this expert has written the specifications for many home- area-network communication protocols to enable home automation applications.
This expert holds a Ph.D. and D.Sc. as well as being a Professional Engineer and a Board Certified Forensic Examiner in Safety Engineering and Design. This expert's long and varied experience as a scientist, inventor, and consultant to industry has made this expert an expert, among other things, in retail store and retail display safety. This expert has served as a consultant to major retail chains on retail displays and safety, in risk assessment and human factors, and in risk assessment and human factors. This expert's list of patents is impressive and includes a headgear used in football.
This expert has been active in the high tech field over this expert's career, and for much of that time, providing consulting services and designing Z-Wave products used in Home Automation security. Home Automation and security systems are often integrated as the technology required is similar. A user's tablet, laptop or phone connects to the internet which in turn is connected to a device in the home to monitor security, as well as turn lights on/off and adjust thermostats. Security is just one piece of the Home Automation product. This expert utilizes the advanced mesh-networking protocol and reliable Z-Wave wireless communication to develop Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices used in security, including this expert's most recent invention, a motion sensor that needs no wires or batteries. This expert has been involved in the Home Automation/security industry for many years. The named inventor on two technology patents, this expert has designed chips for Programmable System-on-Chip microcontrollers (PSoC), video conferencing, smart phone cameras, Ethernet based industrial controllers, and a myriad of other devices used every day. As a CEO, this expert negotiated a patent licensing deal with a large technology company to gain access to their entire portfolio related to their 16 bit processors. This expert is very familiar with the patent process and the requirements to review the claims within them.