Camgian CEO’s Testimony to US Senate
Dr. Gary D. Butler’s Remarks to the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee at Hearing on Endless Frontier Act
STARKVILLE, MS, – 16 April 2021 – Camgian Chairman and CEO addressed the US Senate Commerce, Science, and Technology Committee on Wednesday and discussed the role of entrepreneurial high tech firms in improving US technological competitiveness and its importance in the Endless Frontiers Act, a piece of proposed legislation aimed at increasing U.S. technological innovation. During his testimony. Dr. Butler emphasized the importance of companies, such as Camgian, and their role in moving R&D products to market.
“As today’s discussions reflect on the innovation needed to maintain our global leadership, I will use my time to focus on an area that I believe is vital to our country’s future. This is AI. Make no doubt; the US is in a global AI race. Efforts by our competitors to increase funding for AI development have resulted in a rise in new technologies that are radically transforming the battlefield.”, said Dr. Butler. “America’s tech entrepreneurs will bring the sense of urgency, competitive drive, and speed necessary to meet the accelerated pace of the emerging challenges to our global technical leadership.”
Dr. Butler’s testimony can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/tuAbU8krA88
Camgian is an award-winning developer of advanced sensing systems and technologies that deliver real-time, actionable intelligence. Leveraging innovations in the areas of sensors, signal processing, and artificial intelligence, Camgian is pioneering a new generation of intelligent applications that address key needs in the financial and national security markets.
Camgian has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US, Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most entrepreneurial companies in America and Compass Intelligence as one of the world’s top companies in IoT innovation and execution. Moreover, ABI Research featured Camgian in their 2015 Hot Tech Innovators report, which identified the company as one of the world’s top tech start-ups for their pioneering work in IoT and edge computing. In their 2016 market report Fog Computing in IoT, Machina Research identified Camgian as one of the innovative IoT startups and notable companies pioneering fog computing. In 2017 Camgian was named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in IoT Edge Computing and the Industrial IoT Company of the Year in the 6th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards, which annually identifies the world’s best in mobile, software, IoT, AI, augmented reality and connected products.
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