Podcast: X-Plane Innovations and Patent Lawsuits
File Size 18.2 MB / Running Time 19:57
Our conversation with X-Plane creator Austin Meyer ranged from flight simulation to synthetic vision highway-in-the-sky iPad apps, avionics for experimental aircraft that could theoretically land real planes, and patent-trolling lawsuits that cripple innovative, successful companies for the benefit of unscrupulous plaintiffs.
The following index applies to the timeline of this podcast:
- Click play for the introduction and discussion of the X-Plane flight simulator and its capabilities.
- Advance to 5:27 for specifics regarding the VP400 safe-landing avionics product
- Skip to 9:48 for the Xavion iPad app of similar capability
- Skip to 11:50 for details regarding the difficulties faced by businesses like Meyer's when patent lawsuits arise
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