Highlights from the history of The Interaction Group
Psychologists Dr. Daniel A. Johnson, Ph.D. and Dr. Beau Altman are hired by Douglas Aircraft Corporation to research aircraft safety.
Interaction Research Corporation (IRC) is incorporated to improve airline passenger safety, by incorporating research findings into an easy-to-comprehend, pictogram format.
IRC produces the first-ever passenger safety briefing films for the Chrysler Corporation’s FAR Part 91 aircraft.
Interaction begins publishing data analytic reports that lead to the creation of improved passenger safety requirements. To include Department of Transportation FARs, SAE ARP1384 & ARP577B, and many more.
IRC partners with the National Federal of the Blind and the Washington State School for the Blind to test braille/tactile aviation safety cards.
IRC relocates to Olympia, Washington.
Dan Johnson’s seminal book, “Just In Case: A Passenger’s Guide to Airplane Safety and Survival,” is published.
IRC begins to publish braille safety cards.
Partnership with Burlington Northern to create and study railway placarding.
Trisha Ferguson joins the IRC team.
Trisha Ferguson assumes ownership of IRC.
IRC acquires a commercial-printing company and turns it into a subsidiary, IRC Print & Design.
State of Washington Secretary of State Office partners with IRC to educate the public on a new voting system.
IRC creates educational and safety related materials for inventions, machinery use, public use transportation, the healthcare industry, facilities, and safety/security industry.
Move and expansion to a new facility.
Trisha Ferguson updates and sponsors the SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice 1384D “Passenger Safety Materials.”
Maritime safety placarding is expanded internationally.
IRC partners with one of the largest security firms in the world to create evacuation and safety related manuals for all employees and building tenants.
"IRC" Interaction Research Corporation rebrands to The Interaction Group.