RMB Consulting partners with Supportonics
30th August 2013
RMB Consulting has entered into an agreement with Supportonics, Mendoza, Argentina to bring an innovative product to market. The product will have world wide distribution and thus will have to meet a wide range of international standards.
Federal Judge Cites RMB Consulting Expert Witness Testimony in Granting $27m Summary Judgment
26th July 2013
The United States District Court for the Southern District of California today granted a Summary Judgment against defendants Vicxon Corporation, a Korean corporation, and Soo Jong Yeo, a Korean citizen. In granting summary judgment and awarding plaintiffs $27,758,200, Judge M. James Lorenz extensively cited RMB’s expert report.
Long time RMB Client retains RMB Consulting to develop next generation controller
9th July 2013
Long time RMB Consulting client Babington Technology has retained RMB Consulting to develop its next generation diesel burner controller.
Stack Overflow Blog Passes Another Major Milestone
18th January 2013
The popular embedded systems blog Stack Overflow maintained by RMB Consulting President Nigel Jones passed the 500,000 page view mark some time in late 2012. Nigel Jones stated, “Stack Overflow has become a valuable resource for the embedded systems community. More importantly the blog now has 1500 comments from a highly intelligent readership that helps provide further insight to topics under discussion.”
Toyota agrees to $1.2B settlement
26th December 2012
Today Toyota agreed to a $1.2B – $1.4B settlement to economic loss claims related to sudden unintended acceleration cases. The lead counsel for the class action suit, Steve Berman said: “After two years of intense work, including deposing hundreds of engineers, pouring over thousands of documents and examining millions of lines of software code, we are pleased that Toyota has agreed to a settlement that was both extraordinarily hard-fought and is exceptionally far-reaching,” RMB Consulting’s President Nigel Jones was part of the team that spent most of 2012 examining the Toyota engine control module firmware referred to by Berman. Details of the settlement are available online.
EmbeddedGurus Releases Top 10 Blog List for 2012
26th December 2012
Today EmbeddedGurus released the list of the most popular blog postings of 2012. RMB Consulting’s President Nigel Jones’ blog Stack Overflow again took the top two spots, and five of the top ten. His article Computing Your Stack Size returned to the top ten for the fourth year in a row.
DISH Network Judgement Award over $65M
31st May 2012
Today Federal Judge the Honorable William V. Gallo for the Southern District of California granted summary judgment in a case brought by DISH Network against Sonicview USA et al. The judgment awarded DISH Network $64,980,200 against the Sonicview Defendants, and $984,800 jointly against Duane Bernard and Courtney Bernard, as well as permanently enjoining the defendants and ordering them to destroy all remaining inventory. Judge Gallo’s order made extensive reference to expert reports submitted by RMB Consulting’s president Nigel Jones.
EmbeddedGurus Releases Top 10 Blog List for 2011
6th January 2012
Today EmbeddedGurus released the list of the most popular blog postings of 2011. RMB Consulting’s President Nigel Jones’ blog Stack Overflow took the top two spots, and four of the top ten. His article Computing Your Stack Size returned to the top ten for the third year in a row.
Brivo Systems, LLC retains RMB Consulting to provide Engineering Services
12th December 2011
Brivo Systems has retained RMB Consulting to provide Engineering Services. The contract requires RMB to assist in solving design issues on a new product. RMB was brought in after another consulting firm had failed to solve the problem.
US District Court Cites RMB Consulting Expert Testimony in Granting Contempt Motion
4th October 2011
The United States District Court for the Southern District of California today granted a Contempt Motion against defendant Christopher Whitcomb. In granting the contempt motion, Judge Thomas Whelan made numerous references to evidence presented by RMB Consulting.
Blue Water Imagineering, LLC, Retains RMB Consulting to Finish a Product
1st September 2011
Blue Water Imagineering’s development of a new product had stalled as the technical challenges were beyond the capabilities of the existing design team. Blue Water has turned to RMB Consulting to quickly fix the problems so that the product will be ready for launch at a major trade show in November.
Federal Judge Cites RMB Consulting Expert Witness Testimony in Awarding Preliminary Injunction
25th April 2011
The United States District Court for the Southern District of California today granted a Preliminary Injunction against defendants Christopher Whitcomb & ProSonicview. In granting the PI, Judge Thomas Whelan extensively cited RMB’s expert report in finding that the plaintiffs had “demonstrated a substantial likelihood of prevailing on the merits of its DMCA claim.”
Aegis Software Retains RMB Consulting to Provide HW & Mechanical Design Services
25th April 2011
Aegis Software has retained RMB Consulting to perform the hardware and mechanical design for a new product to be deployed with its Manufacturing Operations Software.
Federal Judge Cites RMB Consulting Expert Witness Testimony in Awarding $214 Million Judgment
20th April 2011
The United States District Court for the Southern District of California entered a judgment in the amount of $214,898,600.00 and permanent injunction against Viewtech, Inc. and its principal Jung Kwak. In entering the judgment, Judge Roger Benitez cited RMB’s expert report that “Defendants’ receivers are designed and produced to circumvent Plaintiffs’ security measures.” With this award, DISH Network has received judgments of over $1B in actions in which RMB Consulting has filed expert reports.
RMB Consulting is Moving
8th April 2011
RMB Consulting is moving. Our new location gives us a lot more space from which we can serve our clients. Our new address is: 10087 Masser Road, Frederick, MD 21702-1857
Copper Beech Ventures Retains RMB Consulting to Provide Project Supervision Services
3rd March 2011
Copper Beech Ventures, LLC, has retained RMB Consulting to provide technical advice and project supervisory services on an exciting new consumer product.
Nielsen-Kellerman Retains RMB Consulting to provide Embedded Systems Consulting
18th February 2011
Nielsen-Kellerman, the leading supplier of pocket weather meters and electronics for rowing/paddling has retained RMB Consulting to provide advice on a wide range of portable electronics technologies.
EmbeddedGurus Releases Top 10 Blog List for 2010
29th December 2010
Today EmbeddedGurus released the list of the most popular blog postings of 2010. RMB Consulting’s President Nigel Jones’ blog Stack Overflow took half of the top spots, with one posting (Computing Your Stack Size) returning to the top ten for the second year in a row.
Stack Overflow Blog Passes Major Milestone
21st November 2010
The popular embedded systems blog Stack Overflow maintained by RMB Consulting President Nigel Jones today passed the 150,000 page view mark. Nigel Jones stated, “It is gratifying to see the growth in the popularity of ‘Stack Overflow’ not only in terms of page views but also in the number and quality of the comments posted. Stack Overflow has become one of the go to blogs for embedded systems.
EmbeddedGurus Releases Top 10 Blog List for 2009
8th November 2010
Federal Judge Cites RMB Consulting Testimony in Awarding $626 Million Judgment
5th November 2010
Federal District Course Judge Jack Zouhary has awarded plaintiff DISH Network a $626,000,000 summary judgment against Global Technologies, Inc. In entering the judgment, Judge Zouhary cited the expert report of RMB Consulting President Nigel Jones. To date, DISH Network has received judgments of nearly $1B in actions in which RMB Consulting has filed expert reports.
Nautilus Commercial Products Retains RMB Consulting for Embedded Systems Design
28th October 2010
Med-Fit systems, owners of the Nautilus Commercial Products fitness line has retained RMB Consulting to perform embedded systems design services. The work is to include circuit design, PCB layout and the writing of firmware.
Plaintiff Withdraws Lawsuit Following Submission of an Expert Report by RMB Consulting on Behalf of the Defendant
13th October 2010
RMB Consulting’s president Nigel Jones was retained as an embedded systems expert witness by defendant T.E.S. in a contract dispute with Eutronix. The plaintiff had filed breach of contract and fraud claims against T.E.S. The expert report of Nigel Jones addressed both these topics and showed them to be without merit. Shortly after the defendant presented the report and other supporting evidence, the plaintiff agreed to drop the lawsuit.
Sensortech Systems Retains RMB for Embedded Systems Consulting and Embedded Systems Design to Update an Existing Product
29th September 2010
RMB Consulting has provided consulting and design services to Sensortech for over a decade and so it was only natural that Sensortech turned to RMB Consulting when it was time to upgrade an existing product. It is expected that the upgrade will eliminate issues with the availability of components while simultaneously reducing costs.
RMB Consulting is Retained by Astrapi for Embedded Systems Consulting
28th April 2010
Telecommunications startup Astrapi has retained RMB Consulting to assist in bringing Astrapi’s innovative non-linear channel signaling to market. As well as providing general engineering advice, RMB will be developing a sophisticated Simulink model to demonstrate and quantify the performance advantages offered by Astrapi’s technology.
RMB Expert Witness Testimony Helps Win $121.7M Judgment
12th April 2010
RMB client NagraStar, together with DISH Network and EchoStar were today awarded a $121.7M judgment against defendant Panarex. RMB Consulting’s president Nigel Jones had submitted a 160 page expert report in this matter.
Federal District Court Cites RMB Consulting Expert Witness Report in Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction.
29th March 2010
Federal District Court Judge James Lorenz has granted plaintiff DISH Network’s motion for a Preliminary Injunction against Sonicview (PDF). In granting the motion, Judge Lorenz cited the expert report of RMB Consulting President Nigel Jones approximately 17 times and Jones’ supporting declaration 12 times. As a result of the PI, defendant Sonicview is no longer able to distribute the iHub.