Category Archives: Recaps & Throwbacks

Fun Stuff Friday: The 2017 Signal.X Holiday Party

Fun Stuff Friday: The 2017 Signal.X Holiday Party

At Signal.X Technologies, we challenge ourselves every year to try different venues to hold our annual holiday parties. As you can imagine, after 14 years, this task has become equal parts fun AND daunting! This past year, we selected Meadow Brook Hall, which is the historic home built by Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, Alfred Wilson.

Our evening began with a group tour of this massive and elegant estate. The architectural craftsmanship of each room of this home was accentuated by an abundance of holiday decorations and twinkling lights. After the tour, we all gathered for hors d’oeuvres and a delicious dinner in the Christopher Wren dining room. While it is always great to reconnect with existing members of the extended Signal.X family, we were especially pleased that four new employees were able to join us in the festivities. Before we know it, it will be time to choose yet another great holiday party venue…

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

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

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 Portfolio Spotlight: Driveshaft Durability Test System

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Driveshaft Durability Test System

A driveshaft durability test rig is re-controlled using a custom application designed and developed by Signal.X. The requirements called for a dedicated controller running a LabVIEW RT operating system and a supervising test executive to manage displays and test configurations. The application implemented real-time control over 3 axes of motion, fault protection and full flight… Continue Reading

Category Archives: Recaps & Throwbacks

Fun Stuff Friday: The 2017 Signal.X Holiday Party

Fun Stuff Friday: The 2017 Signal.X Holiday Party

At Signal.X Technologies, we challenge ourselves every year to try different venues to hold our annual holiday parties. As you can imagine, after 14 years, this task has become equal parts fun AND daunting! This past year, we selected Meadow Brook Hall, which is the historic home built by Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, Alfred Wilson.

Our evening began with a group tour of this massive and elegant estate. The architectural craftsmanship of each room of this home was accentuated by an abundance of holiday decorations and twinkling lights. After the tour, we all gathered for hors d’oeuvres and a delicious dinner in the Christopher Wren dining room. While it is always great to reconnect with existing members of the extended Signal.X family, we were especially pleased that four new employees were able to join us in the festivities. Before we know it, it will be time to choose yet another great holiday party venue…

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

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

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 Portfolio Spotlight: Driveshaft Durability Test System

Project Portfolio Spotlight: Driveshaft Durability Test System

A driveshaft durability test rig is re-controlled using a custom application designed and developed by Signal.X. The requirements called for a dedicated controller running a LabVIEW RT operating system and a supervising test executive to manage displays and test configurations. The application implemented real-time control over 3 axes of motion, fault protection and full flight… Continue Reading

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