Bill Watson took the entrepreneurial plunge in the late 1970s. He developed a low-cost, reliable gyroscope, quit his job in Virginia and moved to the Chippewa Valley in 1980 to fine-tune and manufacture the product. Today he oversees Watson Industries, which makes gyro products and systems that are used to stabilize cameras over football fields and antennas on cruise ships or to control unmanned aircraft. Gyroscopes are mechanical devices that maintain or measure orientation. Read full Eau Claire Leader Telegram article here.