Unmanned aircraft typically rely on radio frequency (RF) links for at least command and control (C2) and navigation, and may also employ RF links for other critical functions, such as position reporting through ADS-B or mode C transponders. Vehicles used in future On Demand Mobility (ODM) and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) operations, whether flown with […]
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Barron Associates participated in the 2018 Tech Tour for central Virginia students sponsored by the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC). This annual event aims to foster student interest in technology-related careers and to showcase the variety of tech career opportunities that are available in our community. More than 400 area students visited 50 technology-related companies […]
Barron Associates personnel were co-authors on “Development of a pictorial scale for assessing functional interference with chronic pain: the Pictorial Pain Interference Questionnaire,” a journal paper published in the Journal of Pain Research. The research involved creation and evaluation of a tool with minimum language dependence and literacy requirement to measure functional interference due to […]
A paper titled “Virtual Activities of Daily Living for Recovery of Upper Extremity Motor Function,” by Barron Associates lead authors Dr. Richard Adams and Dr. Matt Lichter, has been published in the IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (Volume: 26, Issue:1). The paper describes a study that was conducted to investigate the effectiveness […]
Barron Associates participated in the 2017 Tech Tour for central Virginia students sponsored by the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC). This annual event aims to ignite student interest in technology-related careers and to showcase the variety of tech career opportunities that are available in our community. More than 400 area students visited 70 technology-related companies […]
The guided upset recovery flight test program recently completed by the Barron Associates’ Upset Recovery Research Team has been featured in Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine (http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/flight-testing-new-upset-recovery-guidance-system) and on AVweb (https://www.avweb.com/news/features/Lab-Rat-in-a-Learjet-228930-1.html). The research and flight test team included Systems Technology, Inc. and Calspan.
Barron Associates employees Rick Adams and Eileen Krepkovich, along with a team of student volunteers from the Mary Baldwin University (MBU) Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program, presented and demonstrated the Virtual Occupational Therapy Application (VOTA) at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition in Philadelphia, PA from March 30 – April 1, […]
The Space Test Program-H5 Automated Plume Sentry (STP-H5 APS) instrument successfully detected charge-exchange plasma interactions generated by two thruster firings by the Dragon spacecraft during its March 19th, 2017 departure from the ISS. The result supports the hypothesis that charged particles resulting from the ionization of neutral effluents from departing and approaching spacecraft propagate back […]
Barron Associates’ employees Alec Bateman and Michael DeVore were recently awarded Patent No. 9,465,981 for a system that allows people to communicate through a sequence of facial expressions. The initial application is a tool for ALS patients, who often suffer paralysis and lose the ability to speak, providing them with the ability to summon help […]
Barron Associates has been awarded a three-year U.S. Navy Seaport-e contract with Prime Contractor status. Seaport-e is Navy’s high-efficiency acquisition channel through which over $8 Billion a year in IDIQ Task Orders are placed with companies that pre-compete to qualify.