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William J. Hughes Technical Center
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Federal Aviation Administration Human Factors Lab Research

DSoft Technology provides Human Factors expertise for a wide range of projects for the Federal Aviation Administration at the William J. Hughes Technical Center, one of the FAA's primary research centers.  DSoft Technology's projects are largely focused on air traffic management and the integration of emerging NextGen technologies and procedures.  Projects range from concept development to high fidelity, real-time human-in-the-loop simulations.  These projects have included studying the impacts of unmanned aerial systems on the National Airspace System, providing human factors guidance on how to improve the transmission of messages to controllers, developing prototypes for time-based information displays, and measuring the effectiveness of weather displays for pilots.  DSoft also engages in general human factors tasks and have contributed to the FAA's Human Factors design standard, assessed the capabilities of the Technical Center's laboratories, and created software style guides.  DSoft Human Factors personnel are integral team members, contributing in all phases of projects, from background research and test planning, to experimental design and data collection, to data analysis and technical report development.

  • UI/UX
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Data Analytics and Visualization
Federal Aviation Administration