Huntsville, AL January 17, 2019 — Today, Dr. Jonn Kim, CEO/CTO of Geeks and Nerds (GaN), and Mr. Stephen Werner, CEO of Q-Track Corporation jointly announced GaN’s acquisition of the assets of Q-Track, an innovative company providing indoor location, safety, and RF solutions, and the engagement of its management team.
Left to right: Scott Faulkner, Dr. Hans Schantz, Dr. Jonn Kim, Stephen Werner, Jerry Gabig
“We are excited about incorporating the technology and management team of Q-Track into Geeks and Nerds,” Dr. Kim explained. “Our combined knowledge and experience position us well for advanced research and technology in the areas of Electromagnetics, Wireless Communications, Position and Location, Cyber Electromagnetic Activity, and Radar. The talent and tenacity of Q-Track’s management and employees have created innovative product lines and unique intellectual property. Their success as a R&D company will compliment GaN. I can’t wait to make magic happen.”
“I’m delighted by the enthusiasm with which GaN has embraced the opportunities offered by Q-Track’s capabilities and technology,” confirms Q-Track CEO Mr. Werner. “GaN’s culture of ethics, innovation, and creativity mirrors our own.”
“We’ve always been geeks and nerds at Q-Track,” adds Q-Track co-founder and CTO, Dr. Hans G. Schantz. “This just makes it official.” Dr. Schantz will serve as Principal Scientist of Geeks and Nerds, and will help support the transition of Q-Track’s legacy products and capabilities to GaN.
About GaN: Incorporated in 2004, Geeks and Nerds (GaN) has grown from one employee located in Huntsville, Alabama, to an award winning company, recognized by Huntsville Chamber of Commerce, INC 500®, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. GaN has won and performed 27 multi-million dollar prime contracts in the areas of cyber security, test and evaluation, system integration, data analytics, information technology, and software engineering.
About Q-Track: Q-Track Corporation (www.Q-Track.com) offers solutions that provide “Knowing Where, Anywhere” for a growing range of industrial real-time location applications. The company’s patented Near-Field Electromagnetic Ranging (NFER®) systems employ a unique low-frequency, long-wavelength radio signal to achieve highly accurate indoor location results even in complicated non-line-of-sight environments. NFER® Real Time Location Systems enable “Dosimulation™,” a radiation worker training system deployed in a third of U.S. nuclear plants. Q-Track also offers proximity detection and collision avoidance systems that protect people from cranes, robotic material handling equipment, and forklifts at a variety of manufacturing plants nationwide, as well as location systems that enhance military training by precisely locating soldiers in training ranges extending through multiple buildings.
For more information, contact: Dr. Jonn Kim, jkim@GeeksAndNerds.com, 256.489.2471 x4260