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Xairos Newsletter: March 29, 2022
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Xairos Newsletter: March 29, 2022
✍️ Theme of the Week

A Single Point of Failure
Imagine a scenario where a single point of failure can bring down our modern society.
It starts with grounded airlines, and ATMs and credit cards not working.
By the end of the day all communications are lost, and within a few days the power is out.
This is the world after a GPS outage, the sword of Damocles that hangs above us all.
The impact is billions of dollars a day as the world grinds to a halt.
This almost happened on January 26, 2016 with a simple operator error.
But these close calls happen all the time; GPS is hit with thousands of outages a year and prone to jamming and interference.
More scary is that it is a big fat juicy target for bad actors that have shown that GPS is vulnerable to anti-satellite missiles, "kamikaze" and "kidnapper" satellites, blinding, jamming and spoofing.
The only way to take the target off of GPS is to build an alternative.

Last Week's Theme: A Call for Backup

🏆 Achievements
  • Fundraising milestone: Xairos earned the record for the quickest issuer to raise $200K in the Spaced Ventures portal to date with over 300 investors. Check out our page in Spaced Ventures for the latest updates and discussions.
  • Busy week of meetings at Satellite 2022 in Washington DC. Lots of follow-ups with meetings planned at Space Symposium next week.
  • Featured in Angels & Entrepreneurs, a platform dedicated to scouring the financials of crowdfunding startups to identify some of the trendiest enterprises: “Using quantum physics, it’s [Xairos] addressing a problem that impacts some seriously big markets. How big? Well, let’s just say that the technology Xairos aims to supplant is responsible for roughly $1.4 trillion of economic benefits. Meanwhile, this startup’s proprietary technology is 1,000X more effective and 100X cheaper than its predecessor. Without a doubt, this company has the potential to revolutionize society.”
  • Read or listen to our interview, “Global Timing with Quantum Technologies in Space” with Apogeo Spatial to learn more about why microseconds matter for timing.  
  • Working on new IP and improvements to our quantum clock synchronization hardware and software.
  • Preparing to speak at the Colorado Photonics Industry Association Expo and Gala.
  • Check out our Startups Stars podcast interview with Vontarius Falls, now available on Apple, Spotify, and YouTube.
📰 Industry News

A quick recap of news from the past few months:

💼 Conferences
🎓 The More You Know...

Have you ever wanted to impress your friends and family with your quantum expertise?
First step is to brush up on your quantum mechanics. Some recommendations:

The harnessing of quantum properties has led us to a second quantum revolution in three areas: quantum computing, quantum communications, and quantum sensing.
While quantum computing gets all the press (and investment), quantum communications and sensing have better maturity and near term potential.
Some good resources to learn about this are:

To learn more, please email us or schedule a meeting here.