Austen joins Safety Vision as director of engineering

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Safety Vision, a global provider of mobile digital video solutions, has hired Russell Austen as director of engineering, responsible for managing the company’s in-house engineering department at its Houston headquarters campus, which features on-site research and development, testing and quality control labs.

In league with Safety Vision Chief Technology Officer Christopher Fritz, he will steer conceptualization and design of the company’s evolving line of mobile digital video recorder systems, and wireless data capture and management solutions.

Before joining Safety Vision, Austen held positions as system architect/design lead for Immersive Media Inc./Freestone Systems Inc. and Texas Instruments Inc. in Dallas. Austen holds a patent for “Digital Non-uniformity Correction for Image Sensors” and is a published technical author on advanced digital camera architecture.