Dan Smith, founder and president of Capstone Financial, Inc., will share his insights on how the deceleration toward Level 5 autonomous vehicles, the COVID-19 pandemic and changing business models are impacting development and go-to-market strategies for emerging technology suppliers. His featured session at the AASA Mobility
Dan Smith, Founder and President, Capstone Financial, Inc., Will Join Mobility Innovation Conference as Featured Speaker Dan Smith will discuss emerging auto tech suppliers’ changing focus. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Dan Smith, Founder and President of Capstone Financial, Inc., will share his insights on how the deceleration toward Level 5 autonomous vehicles, the
For two years, wrote Bloomberg News, The Office of Inspector General for the USPS had been vetting vendors with the best shipping control and speed. Rising fulfillment expenses has cost the postal service roughly $4 billion dollars a year. They blame the unrelenting driver shortage. Chuck Price, chief product officer at TuSimple
The buzz at Sensors Expo 2019 pitted lidar-tech optimism against the reality of an impending shakeout.
For more than a decade, the lidar market has been led by Velodyne and its spinning towers of 64 or 128 laser beams. But the relatively high cost, delicate architecture, and beefy form factor have made it a competitive target. The growing ranks of competitors fall roughly
Though the auto industry recovered well after the Great Recession, 2018 and 2019 have seen a period of change in the industry. The development of autonomous vehicle technology and recent declining auto sales mean a disruption to the industry’s status quo. Auto manufacturers are subjected
When a ball bounces into the road, humans realize that a child may come running right after it and they slow their car down just in case. The same is true of seeing a single deer cross the street; our knowledge of the fact that deer often travel in herds means that we know to slow down and watch for additional deer following behind.
The way that we ship and receive products, packages, and even mail is changing. Turn on the TV and you’ve probably seen FedEx’s ads for their new autonomous package-delivering robots. Amazon has been piloting Prime Air, a drone service that delivers packages to purchasers in 30 minutes or less. Advancing autonomous technology is already
Dan Smith says his firm, Capstone Financial Group, is on a mission to bolster efforts by Silicon Valley companies to make acquisitions and other deals that nurture the emerging automotive industry, which is fueled by cutting-edge technologies and green energy. Capstone has opened a new office in San Jose, and this newspaper recently