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Discerning Technologies, LLC (DiscernTek) was established in 2010 as a small business firm, engaged in government-funded  research and development. After nearly ten years of successful work in this area, DiscernTek is in the process of winding down the business and is no longer pursuing new government or commercial contracts.

After over 50 years experience in the Aerospace/Defense/Intelligence industry, with General Electric, Pan American, General Dynamics, Cubic, and Titan, as well as forming three small business startups, Dr. R. Michael Templeton, the firm's President & CEO is retiring. He is still an advocate for government-funded technology transfer & commercialization, and is thinking about writing a book to assist small businesses in winning government contracts. He can be reached at:  mtempleton@mac.com.

DiscernTek's Co-Founder, Dr. Joseph S. Lappin is still very active as Professor Emeritus & Research Professor at Vanderbilt University. He is currently working on both basic research and applications of capacity limitations of human visual attention and perception. He can be reached at:  joe.lappin@vanderbilt.edu