30 August 2017 Commercializing technology
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Proceedings Volume 10318, Infrared Fiber Optics; 1031803 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284058
Event: Tutorial Texts in Optical Engineering Series 1989, 1989, Bellingham, WA, United States
Abstract
Commercializing technology describes the process of developing commercial products based on state-of-the-art technology. Taking engineering technology from high-capital industries and applying it to commercial markets is a daunting task. This tutorial starts with a review of product development and marketing basics. Then, I describe the additional problems of commercializing technology. I will use the example of commercializing an automotive collision warning radar to illustrate the problems associated with taking military-type technology from the high-cost, low- production environment to a viable product for mass production. I describe how to get the most from limited assets, labor, and capital and what to expect when looking for financial assistance from the government, venture partners, and other companies.
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Eric Udd, Eric Udd, } "Commercializing technology", Proc. SPIE 10318, Infrared Fiber Optics, 1031803 (30 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2284058; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284058
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