Engineers' Corner

The Signal.X Blog

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

Signal.X Is Moving!

Signal.X Is Moving!

Signal.X Technologies LLC is moving! We are pleased to announce that in August 2019 we will be relocating to a new facility to accommodate our growth. Our business will be fully operational throughout the moving process. As of August 8, 2019 our new contact information is: Main Phone: 734-738-0777 Addresses: Office and Mailing Shipping and… Continue Reading

Pushing the Limits of the CompactRIO – Almost 10 years later

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

Project Spotlight: Electric Brake Motor Dynamometer

Project Spotlight: Electric Brake Motor Dynamometer

Working with Motor Diagnostic Systems, Inc., Signal.X provided controls, data acquisition, signal processing, and commissioning support to MDS as they worked to deliver their new electric brake motor dynamometer to a major OEM. Click here to read the full application spotlight about this exciting new technology. To view our entire publications catalog, click here. Continue Reading

Application Spotlight: Half-Shaft Retention Check

Application Spotlight: Half-Shaft Retention Check

In a development partnership with a major automotive OEM, Signal.X has created a new way to verify the manual task of half-shaft installation at vehicle final assembly, utilizing high-speed DAQ and real-time signal processing. Click here to read the full application spotlight about this half-shaft retention check. To view our full publications catalog, click here. Continue Reading

Automotive Testing Expo 2018 Preview

Automotive Testing Expo 2018 Preview

Come see us at ATE 2018! Visit us in Booth 15026, where we’ll be showcasing our newest version of the Shield platform for NVH and functional test, leveraging National Instruments hardware and software. We’ll show you how we unified Shield with our STAX automation technology to produce a modular and scalable automation platform that is… Continue Reading

Don’t Be So Binary

Don’t Be So Binary

Every so often, a few farsighted people with vision, means, and the will to act perceive a wave approaching and see opportunity where others see only the mist. Today, one of these waves is upon us and it is just beginning to engulf the world of industrial manufacturing. Industry 4.0, Smart Machines, Industrial Internet of… Continue Reading

Project Spotlight: Seat Adjuster Track Tester

Project Spotlight: Seat Adjuster Track Tester

Translating the human perception of sound into a quantifiable understanding has been a challenge over the years in the field of NVH. Signal.X has been continuously improving its tools with unique algorithms to objectify a passenger’s subjective perception of seat adjusters. Traditionally, the quality of seat adjusters in a production environment has been evaluated using… Continue Reading

Engineers' Corner

The Signal.X Blog

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

Signal.X Is Moving!

Signal.X Is Moving!

Signal.X Technologies LLC is moving! We are pleased to announce that in August 2019 we will be relocating to a new facility to accommodate our growth. Our business will be fully operational throughout the moving process. As of August 8, 2019 our new contact information is: Main Phone: 734-738-0777 Addresses: Office and Mailing Shipping and… Continue Reading

Pushing the Limits of the CompactRIO – Almost 10 years later

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

Project Spotlight: Electric Brake Motor Dynamometer

Project Spotlight: Electric Brake Motor Dynamometer

Working with Motor Diagnostic Systems, Inc., Signal.X provided controls, data acquisition, signal processing, and commissioning support to MDS as they worked to deliver their new electric brake motor dynamometer to a major OEM. Click here to read the full application spotlight about this exciting new technology. To view our entire publications catalog, click here. Continue Reading

Application Spotlight: Half-Shaft Retention Check

Application Spotlight: Half-Shaft Retention Check

In a development partnership with a major automotive OEM, Signal.X has created a new way to verify the manual task of half-shaft installation at vehicle final assembly, utilizing high-speed DAQ and real-time signal processing. Click here to read the full application spotlight about this half-shaft retention check. To view our full publications catalog, click here. Continue Reading

Automotive Testing Expo 2018 Preview

Automotive Testing Expo 2018 Preview

Come see us at ATE 2018! Visit us in Booth 15026, where we’ll be showcasing our newest version of the Shield platform for NVH and functional test, leveraging National Instruments hardware and software. We’ll show you how we unified Shield with our STAX automation technology to produce a modular and scalable automation platform that is… Continue Reading

Don’t Be So Binary

Don’t Be So Binary

Every so often, a few farsighted people with vision, means, and the will to act perceive a wave approaching and see opportunity where others see only the mist. Today, one of these waves is upon us and it is just beginning to engulf the world of industrial manufacturing. Industry 4.0, Smart Machines, Industrial Internet of… Continue Reading

Project Spotlight: Seat Adjuster Track Tester

Project Spotlight: Seat Adjuster Track Tester

Translating the human perception of sound into a quantifiable understanding has been a challenge over the years in the field of NVH. Signal.X has been continuously improving its tools with unique algorithms to objectify a passenger’s subjective perception of seat adjusters. Traditionally, the quality of seat adjusters in a production environment has been evaluated using… Continue Reading