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Barron Associates Completes Usability Testing of Video Game System for Vision Therapy

Under sponsorship of the National Eye Institute, Barron Associates, Inc. is developing a “Dragon Vision” video gaming system for children with amblyopia or convergence insufficiency. Sustained game play over a prescribed therapy regime is intended to improve visual acuity in patients with amblyopia and positive fusional vergence in patients with convergence insufficiency. From September 2018 […]

Update on Barron Associates’ Kinect Projects

In response to  Microsoft’s recent decision to discontinue manufacturing of the Kinect sensor (announced on October 25, 2017), Barron Associates has identified an equivalent solution from an alternate vendor. This new solution provides an equivalent tracking capability to the Kinect’s. Additionally, to eliminate any short-term impact, the company has secured a significant number of Kinect […]

Summers Named Working Group Chair

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-8.18 engineering subcommittee establishes standardized methodologies for modeling and simulating wireless communications in public safety systems.  Over the past two years, it has undertaken the update of Telecommunications Systems Bulletin (TSB)-88.2 and the creation of TSB-88.4 and TSB-88.5 to address the coming introduction of broadband systems (most notably in the […]

Two Papers presented at the AIAA SciTech 2016 Conference in invited session on Loss of Control

Barron Associates recently presented to papers at the AIAA SciTech 2016 Conference at an invited session on Loss of Control. The first paper, entitled “Development and Pilot-In-The-Loop Evaluation of Robust Upset-Recovery Guidance,”  focused on the idea that Aircraft Loss-Of-Control (LOC) has been a longstanding contributor to fatal aviation accidents. The research presented herein is structured to […]

Barron Associates Awarded Contract to Develop Second-Generation Animal Training System for Landmine Detection

Landmines represent a serious and lasting threat to public health in many countries throughout the world. Landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) cause severe injury, death, and duress, often denying people access to their homes and land. Barron Associates is developing the Automated Deployable Robust Training (ADROIT) System, an automated and comprehensive environment to train and […]

Barron Associates Seeking Candidates for Software Engineer and Signal Processing Scientist

Barron Associates performs cutting-edge research in signal processing, communications, control systems, and related fields, and turns the results into high-quality solutions for real-world problems. Our technologies support a wide variety of application areas, including systems that enable severely impaired individuals to communicate effectively, technologies that improve the safety of air transportation, development environments that facilitate […]

Journal Paper Published on Acceptance of Virtual World Based Practice of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

A paper entitled “Behavioral intention to use a virtual instrumental activities of daily living system among people with stroke,” co-authored by Barron Associates’ Dr. Richard Adams, was published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) April 2015 issue. The work covers investigation into the acceptance of a virtual system for practice IADLs among people […]

Virtual Occupational Therapy Application (VOTA) Presented at American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference and Expo

Rick Adams and Eileen Krepkovich, of Barron Associates, presented and demonstrated the Virtual Occupational Therapy Application (VOTA) research at the 2015 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo in Nashville, TN from April 16-18 2015. The VOTA booth included a hands-on demo of the virtual meal preparation activity and a video covering the array of virtual activities […]

Virtual Ocupational Therapy Application (VOTA) Research Published in American Journal of Occupational Therapy

“Behavioral intention to use a virtual instrumental activities of daily living system among people with stroke,” a paper by Rick Adams and our UVa HealthSouth partners Allison Ellington, OT, Marga White, OT, and Paul Diamond, M.D., has been accepted to and published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. The paper covers research results of the VOTA […]