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Island Radar Company

The company has developed a radar-based vehicle detection system for railroads, at the behest of numerous States, Railroads, and the FRA.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Olathe, Kansas, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website islandradar.com

Company Summary

Island Radar Company has developed and introduced a radar-based solution for detecting vehicles at four-quadrant gate railroad crossings. Initial installation are in place, with industry interest underscored by the development funding received from major railroads, the state of Illinois, and the Federal Railway Administration. Conservative market penetration over 6 years yields revenues exceeding $30 million and net earnings of $9 million.

Team

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    Tom Hilleary
    Manager and Organizer
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    Experience – 30 years as an engineer, entrepreneur, and senior management executive, in both private and public companies.

    BSEE, University of Kansas.

    Developer of a several commercialized communications systems, networks, and remote monitoring devices for railroad, water utility and oil/gas pipeline markets.

    Holder of 15 patents for railroad, radar, communications, pipeline protection, and information processing applications.

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    Steven Wall
    Firmware Development Engineer
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    Experience - 30 years as a design engineer, software developer, and engineering manager in both private and public companies.

    Development team member, ScadaNET Network (acquired by General Electric), a wireless communication network utilized by major US railroads.

    Embedded software developer for wireless remote monitoring solutions in railroad and oil/gas pipeline applications.

Advisors

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    Brian Behrens, Carmody MacDonald P.C.
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    TBD
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Walter and Debra Winzen
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    Robert Knoche Family
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    Tom Hilleary
    Unconfirmed