GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Barr Group (www.barrgroup.com) today announced its formation to expand upon the embedded systems business of Netrino. Barr Group will enhance Netrino's highly-regarded embedded systems services in the areas of engineering education, expert witness consulting, engineering consulting/evaluation, and new product design services. The engineering team at Barr Group has trained thousands of embedded engineers worldwide, has developed embedded devices in markets ranging from military to medical to smart grid, and has provided expert analysis and testimony in numerous high-profile international court cases involving technologies such as TV/media content security, vehicle control/acceleration systems, mobile and wireless device IP/patents, and embedded device reliability.
"For the last thirteen years, Netrino has been synonymous with high-quality embedded systems education and engineering services," said Netrino founder Michael Barr, an internationally-known expert in embedded systems and the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Barr Group. "Barr Group's updated focus on security and reliability with the addition of a strong leadership team will create a new standard in embedded systems design and consulting."
"The challenges in the embedded systems market have never been greater, with international/multi-company design teams creating more sophisticated, connected, and higher-performance electronic devices with home-grown and third-party IP under intense time-to-market pressures," said industry veteran Andrew Girson, Barr Group's co-founder and President. "Barr Group's goals are to leverage our unique expertise in engineering education, design, and evaluation to improve the reliability and security of the next-generation of embedded devices."
Other industry figures have also commented on Barr Group.
"I have enjoyed a long professional relationship with Netrino," said Jack Ganssle of The Ganssle Group, an established embedded systems consulting and training firm. "I am looking forward to even deeper collaboration with Barr Group to leverage our mutual experiences in embedded systems training and consulting."
To register for Barr Group's next public engineering training course, the popular Embedded Software Boot Camp, go to www.barrgroup.com.
About Barr Group
Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Barr Group provides design, consulting, expert witness, and educational services to the embedded systems market. The company's engineering leaders are internationally-known experts in the creation and evaluation of secure and reliable embedded systems, intellectual property, and educational content.
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