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Baron Provides Sixth Grade Students with Valuable Weather Tool in the Classroom
November 12, 2008

How do you get sixth grade students interested in learning about stationary fronts, modeling a vortex and the creation of wind? With a really enthusiastic teacher and Baron’s Threat Net® Plus weather system.

Ernst & Young Names WxWorx Founder Bob Baron 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner for Southeast Region
August 27, 2008

Robert “Bob” O. Baron, CEO and president of WxWorx, a member of the Baron group of companies, was honored with Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2008 Award in the technology category for the Southeast Region. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award banquet was held on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at The Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. Honoring the most outstanding entrepreneur of a technology-based company in the states of Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia, the award recognizes vision, determination and leadership. The company was one of 85 companies nominated and there were a total of 23 companies in 7 categories recognized as finalists.

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team Wins 2008 North American Solar Challenge Utilizing Baron’s Mobile Threat Net
August 26, 2008

Utilizing Baron Services’ Mobile Threat Net system, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team brought home its 5th National Championship. The team’s solar-powered vehicle, Continuum, made the 2,400 mile trek from Plano, Texas to Calgary, Alberta, finishing 10 hours before its nearest competitor in the 2008 North American Solar Challenge, a competition to design, build and race solar-powered cars in a cross-country event.

WxWorx on Wings Software First to Fully Support New XM WX Satellite Weather Data Products
July 27, 2008

WxWorx announced today that its WxWorx on Wings in-flight weather solution is the first software system on the market to fully support XM WX Satellite Weather’s brand new suite of weather data products. The first software package to maximize the entire XM WX data stream, WxWorx on Wings provides interactive support for new XM WX near real-time data products including air reports (AIREPS), pilot reports (PIREPS) and Weather Watch products, which were just announced for the Aviator package. Additionally, WxWorx on Wings displays Turbulence, Storm Prediction Center (SPC) Day One Convective Outlook, SPC Mesoscale Discussion, Icing Current Icing Product (CIP), Icing Supercooled Large Droplets (SLD), Visibility and Hurricane Tracks for XM WX’s new Aviator Pro data package.