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About

Chayna Girling is a seasoned hardware leader with experience at
all stages of product development, from concept to mass scale 
production and NPI, in consumer hardware and wearables, enterprise 
hardware, and robotics.

They're a proven team lead, award-winning product designer, 
electrical design engineer, product manager, and award-winning 
photographer.

They've shipped nine products, designing for medical, military, 
consumer (wearables, LTE, and IOT), and enterprise. They're 
qualified to build and lead a team to rapidly design, manufacture, 
assemble, and write firmware for embedded systems, working closely 
with cross-functional teams such as mechanical, industrial, 
manufacturing, and marketing to ensure reliable, low-cost, and 
easy-to-manufacture electronics. They've led international design 
teams, traveling to multiple countries to work in person to ensure 
that business needs were met on time and to high standards.

An accomplished photographer, they've traveled internationally on 
assignment, have publications in numerous magazines worldwide, 
including Vanity Fair, and have had work displayed at the Smithsonian 
and other museums.

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Awards:

2020, Red Dot Award, Orion Sync: "The Orion Sync convinces with 
functionality aligned to its requirements and with robustness 
necessary for its area of application."

2019, Edison Award, Bronze
Awarded for Orion Sync

2018, IoT Wearables Innovation Vendor of the Year, IoT Breakthrough 
Awards

2017, Edison Award, Silver
Awarded for Orion Onyx

2002, Minolta: 3rd Place, Photo of the Year


Patents

US010887290, Issued Jan 5, 2021
Operating environment partitioning for securing group communication 
device resources

US20200287965A1, Filed Jan 21, 2020 (update pending)
Device to device grouping of personal communication nodes

US10542084B2, Issued Jan 21, 2020
Device to device grouping of personal communication nodes

US10425774B2, Issued Sep 24, 2019
Group communication device management

US10120644B2, Issued Nov 6, 2018
Dynamic muting audio transducer control for wearable personal 
communication nodes

USD816051S1, Issued Apr 24, 2018
Wearable communication device (Onyx)

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