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Join Signal.X at the NI Automotive Exchange!

Join Signal.X at the NI Automotive Exchange!

Join Signal.X at the NI Automotive Exchange 2020 on November 18, where we will be participating in the Closing the Loop Session. This is a free one-day even that will be fully digital and accessible from anywhere. Throughout the event, you will have the opportunity to hear bold perspectives, exchange ideas and insights, and connect… Continue Reading

#TBT Pushing the Limits of the CompactRIO – Almost 10 years later

#TBT Pushing the Limits of the CompactRIO – Almost 10 years later

Back in 2011, I gave a presentation at NIWeek in Austin, Texas titled “Pushing the Limits of NI CompactRIO.” It remains the best attended presentation that I have ever given at NIWeek, and it focused on the experience of implementing a production test system using a 9024 cRIO controller that combined acquisition, control, and automation… Continue Reading

Rent DSA 2.9

Rent DSA 2.9

We have been working closely with our partners at The Modal Shop to offer our powerful NVH Acquisition and Analyzer software – DSA 2.9 – alongside the National Instruments hardware that is available for short-term rentals. Last week, The Modal Shop released their latest rental pricelist and DSA 2.9 is now officially included for the… Continue Reading

Manufacturing Electrification

Manufacturing Electrification

There is a transformative evolution underway that is reaching to every part of the transportation industry. The electrification transformation is a societal force that will change the way we transport both goods and people. Naturally, this mandates a parallel evolution in design and manufacturing technology as well. Signal.X has had the unique opportunity to be… Continue Reading

Signal.X Going Remote

Signal.X Going Remote

In response to the state of Michigan’s executive order, Signal.X employees will be working remotely through May 15, 2020. Although our office and shop must close temporarily, our business remains open and our team is fully committed to supporting all of our customers. Working remotely is a long-standing and well-practiced benefit of working at Signal.X.… Continue Reading

Project Spotlight: Rugged Portable Data Acquisition Case

Project Spotlight: Rugged Portable Data Acquisition Case

Recently, Signal.X designed and built a rugged enclosure for the National Instruments CompactDAQ platform. The enclosure maximized accuracy of the measurement system in a technician-friendly package for day-to-day, long-term use in high-channel-count thermal validation testing. Click here to read the full application spotlight about this exciting new technology. To view our entire publications catalog, click… Continue Reading

Automotive Testing Expo 2019 Preview

Automotive Testing Expo 2019 Preview

Come see us at ATE 2019! Visit us in Booth 16010, where we’ll be showcasing Shield for cRIO with STAX Automation Technology. This platform for noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) and functional test automation empowers manufacturing companies to build test systems that can push the boundaries of the digital factory. STAX bridges the gap between… Continue Reading

Engineers' Corner

The Signal.X Blog

Join Signal.X at the NI Automotive Exchange!

Join Signal.X at the NI Automotive Exchange!

Join Signal.X at the NI Automotive Exchange 2020 on November 18, where we will be participating in the Closing the Loop Session. This is a free one-day even that will be fully digital and accessible from anywhere. Throughout the event, you will have the opportunity to hear bold perspectives, exchange ideas and insights, and connect… Continue Reading

#TBT Pushing the Limits of the CompactRIO – Almost 10 years later

#TBT Pushing the Limits of the CompactRIO – Almost 10 years later

Back in 2011, I gave a presentation at NIWeek in Austin, Texas titled “Pushing the Limits of NI CompactRIO.” It remains the best attended presentation that I have ever given at NIWeek, and it focused on the experience of implementing a production test system using a 9024 cRIO controller that combined acquisition, control, and automation… Continue Reading

Rent DSA 2.9

Rent DSA 2.9

We have been working closely with our partners at The Modal Shop to offer our powerful NVH Acquisition and Analyzer software – DSA 2.9 – alongside the National Instruments hardware that is available for short-term rentals. Last week, The Modal Shop released their latest rental pricelist and DSA 2.9 is now officially included for the… Continue Reading

Manufacturing Electrification

Manufacturing Electrification

There is a transformative evolution underway that is reaching to every part of the transportation industry. The electrification transformation is a societal force that will change the way we transport both goods and people. Naturally, this mandates a parallel evolution in design and manufacturing technology as well. Signal.X has had the unique opportunity to be… Continue Reading

Signal.X Going Remote

Signal.X Going Remote

In response to the state of Michigan’s executive order, Signal.X employees will be working remotely through May 15, 2020. Although our office and shop must close temporarily, our business remains open and our team is fully committed to supporting all of our customers. Working remotely is a long-standing and well-practiced benefit of working at Signal.X.… Continue Reading

Project Spotlight: Rugged Portable Data Acquisition Case

Project Spotlight: Rugged Portable Data Acquisition Case

Recently, Signal.X designed and built a rugged enclosure for the National Instruments CompactDAQ platform. The enclosure maximized accuracy of the measurement system in a technician-friendly package for day-to-day, long-term use in high-channel-count thermal validation testing. Click here to read the full application spotlight about this exciting new technology. To view our entire publications catalog, click… Continue Reading

Automotive Testing Expo 2019 Preview

Automotive Testing Expo 2019 Preview

Come see us at ATE 2019! Visit us in Booth 16010, where we’ll be showcasing Shield for cRIO with STAX Automation Technology. This platform for noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) and functional test automation empowers manufacturing companies to build test systems that can push the boundaries of the digital factory. STAX bridges the gap between… Continue Reading