They have a reasonable budget but it's the love they have for skiing that make it what it is. You should see where it's all put together it's no huge studio that's for sure but the stuff they produce is top notch.
The kids from New York, don't expect much with regard to diversity appreciation.
RIP CR Johnson 2/24/10
RIP Shane 3/26/09
"The crickets and the rust-beetles scuttled among the nettles of the sage thicket. "Vámonos, amigos," he whispered, and threw the busted leather flintcraw over the loose weave of the saddlecock. And they rode on in the friscalating dusklight."- Eli Cash
Salomon learned a lot from that time they made touring boots with tech inserts in it that didnt work/breaked/sucked.
With Greg Hill on their team it is safe to say they are working on a tech style binding but they will take plenty of time to develop something good. They did that with the Guardian, but to be honest I am not impressed with that binding. (Only for DIN sole boots, the climbing riser thing sucks, overal usability of the hike/ride switch and riser)
But I wouldnt be surprised if they have some working protos by now.
It will be interesting to see what direction they will go, something like that new Fritschi Diamir? A model to fight Dynafits Beast? Maybe a whole new system?
'A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds'