From an engineering perspective, as you’re putting together specifications, what specific tool do you think helps you the most? What do you think is on the cutting edge?

Wood: I need to keep up with the cutting edge on technologies. The Tech Briefs provide those sound bytes to let me know, without requiring excess time to get it. I read a lot of publications, all kinds of pieces and bits. We have to budget time, so I can’t go into depth on every one of those things. I’m always looking for that new development. With the Tech Briefs, yes, a lot in there is out of scope and out of field for me. What I’m looking for is those applications in my field, in navigation. It gives me a quick synopsis. There are always references of who wrote it and where are they coming from. If I want to get more in depth, I can pursue that.

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