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Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

An automotive OEM contracted Signal.X to create custom acquisition and analysis software to process very low level audio signals emanating from the clockspring mechanism in a steering wheel. The testers will become the master certification rig for prospective suppliers. To learn about other projects from the Signal.X Project Portfolio, click here. If you have any… Continue Reading

Embedded Specialty

Embedded Specialty

Having recently gone through the ordeal of attaining my certification for LabVIEW Embedded Developer (CLED), I thought now was an opportune time to talk about why Signal.X is part of the Embedded Specialty partners, and what it really means. According to the NI website, the Embedded Specialty “recognizes partners with proven success in designing medium-… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Signal.X worked with a leading vehicle interior systems supplier to investigate production line metrics which were objective indicators of undesirable audio phenomena such as buzz, rattle impulsiveness, harmonics, surging, etc. To read Signal.X General Manager Mike Albright’s SAE technical paper, “A Pragmatic Approach to Production NVH Test of Seat Adjusters,” click here. To read Signal.X’s… Continue Reading

Product Spotlight: Scout

Product Spotlight: Scout

Looking for a TDMS file viewer and editor? Look no further! Scout is an easy-to-use tool for viewing Technical Data Management Streaming (TDMS) data files and editing property values. View channel data in either graphical or tabular form and create and interact with cursors for basic math functions and filtering. You can use Scout to… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Working for a large diesel engine manufacturer, Signal.X was asked to produce an estimate of combustion induced noise and vibration. The technique employed is based on the principals of multiple input-multiple output signal analysis and requires a large array based measurement of cylinder pressure, vibration and optionally, sound. Read the related SAE article by Signal.X… Continue Reading

Project Management in a Small Company: Part 4

Risk, Risk Planning, Risk Monitoring, Project Management, Project Management Professional, PMP

Risk Identification and Analysis Risk Planning All risks with a high-priority score (red) must have a risk plan. Medium risks (yellow) may or may not have a plan, and low risks (green) do not need a plan. All risks should be monitored throughout the project to make sure they do not change priority. There are… Continue Reading

Engineers' Corner

The Signal.X Blog

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Steering System Acoustic Validation Test

An automotive OEM contracted Signal.X to create custom acquisition and analysis software to process very low level audio signals emanating from the clockspring mechanism in a steering wheel. The testers will become the master certification rig for prospective suppliers. To learn about other projects from the Signal.X Project Portfolio, click here. If you have any… Continue Reading

Embedded Specialty

Embedded Specialty

Having recently gone through the ordeal of attaining my certification for LabVIEW Embedded Developer (CLED), I thought now was an opportune time to talk about why Signal.X is part of the Embedded Specialty partners, and what it really means. According to the NI website, the Embedded Specialty “recognizes partners with proven success in designing medium-… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Seat Track NVH Metric Development

Signal.X worked with a leading vehicle interior systems supplier to investigate production line metrics which were objective indicators of undesirable audio phenomena such as buzz, rattle impulsiveness, harmonics, surging, etc. To read Signal.X General Manager Mike Albright’s SAE technical paper, “A Pragmatic Approach to Production NVH Test of Seat Adjusters,” click here. To read Signal.X’s… Continue Reading

Product Spotlight: Scout

Product Spotlight: Scout

Looking for a TDMS file viewer and editor? Look no further! Scout is an easy-to-use tool for viewing Technical Data Management Streaming (TDMS) data files and editing property values. View channel data in either graphical or tabular form and create and interact with cursors for basic math functions and filtering. You can use Scout to… Continue Reading

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Large Engine Combustion Noise Separation

Working for a large diesel engine manufacturer, Signal.X was asked to produce an estimate of combustion induced noise and vibration. The technique employed is based on the principals of multiple input-multiple output signal analysis and requires a large array based measurement of cylinder pressure, vibration and optionally, sound. Read the related SAE article by Signal.X… Continue Reading

Project Management in a Small Company: Part 4

Risk, Risk Planning, Risk Monitoring, Project Management, Project Management Professional, PMP

Risk Identification and Analysis Risk Planning All risks with a high-priority score (red) must have a risk plan. Medium risks (yellow) may or may not have a plan, and low risks (green) do not need a plan. All risks should be monitored throughout the project to make sure they do not change priority. There are… Continue Reading

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