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Barron Associates Joins Tech Tour Outreach Program for Charlottesville Students

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 […]

Paper Published in the Journal of Pain Research

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 […]

Journal Paper Published on SaeboVR Efficacy for Stroke Recovery

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 Joins Tech Tour Outreach Program for Charlottesville Students

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 […]

Upset Recovery Research Team Flight Tests Featured in AW&ST Magazine and on AVweb

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 Presents SaeboVR at American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition

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, […]

Space Test Program-H5 Automated Plume Sentry (STP-H5 APS) Achieves Mission Success by Detecting Thruster Firings During Space-X Dragon Departure from ISS

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 […]

Patent Issued for System to Communicate via Facial Expressions

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 […]

Electronic Classroom Observation Tool Update

In July 2015, Barron Associates developed for a University of Virginia professor a graphical computerized instrument that records, quantifies, and characterizes teacher performance in special education classrooms.  The instrument has been very well received and it has since been distributed across the country for use in research and school district evaluations.  The education tool has […]