Barret helped Dayton design and build Digital Air's first Timetrack™ camera array, which is now in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Barret also worked for Electrokinetics when Electrokinetics built Digital Air's Timetrack™ film cameras in the 1990s. He writes novels (Fear Itself, Forge Books), screenplays, and television scripts. He is also an accomplished painter.
Barret lives with his wife, Beth, and daughter, Tess, in New York City.