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GhostWave earns $100,000 from Ohio Third Frontier


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Both Columbus CEO and Business First reported how a three-person team from The Ohio State University is seeking to launch a new product to revolutionize the autonomous vehicle industry.

Their creation, GhostWave Inc., just earned $100,000 from the Ohio Third Frontier program toward future commercialization.

The team behind GhostWave consists of retired Ohio State electrical and computer engineering (ECE) professor Eric Walton and currrent ECE professor Wladimiro Villarroel, who teamed up with Ohio State business alumnus Dean Zody as CEO.

According to Business First, "GhostWave incorporates licensed electronics technology from Ohio State for low-frequency radar that can detect obstacles – and even sort out priorities of pedestrians vs. potholes– without being subject to jamming or interference from other radar or electronic devices."

Invented by Walton, the company has support from Rev1 Ventures and is also exploring medical applications.

Villarroel said the team is currently working on developing the early prototypes and conducting preliminary testing. 

Read the article from Business First HERE.

Read the article from Columbus CEO HERE.