Aug 23-24, 2013
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Jim Lux -- Keynote Speaker
grasty 2ND Screen Global Con - iCON Awards Keynote Speaker August 24, 2013 Jim Lux is the Task Manger developing FINDER ( Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response ), which detects the breathing and heartbeat of victims. Funded by the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate.
He is also the Co-Principle Investigator for the SCaN Project at NASAʼs Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Three ( 3 ) software defined radios ( SDR) installed on the International Space Station in August 2012.
Jim, worked on the latest deep space transponder design, as well as design, development and testing of related projects such as: The Mars Science Lander,( Curiosity ).
Before joining JPL, Mr. Lux developed products for a special events company, ran a software consulting company, developed electronic warfare equipment ( for communications and radar systems).
Prior to attending UCLA, he developed and published screening method for children learning disabilities. A licensed professional Engineer in California, has received 4 NASA Group Achievement Awards, and over 20 technology development awards from the NASA Inventions and Contributions Board. Holding two patents and winner of several entertainment industry technical awards for the development of novel motion pictures effects.