Put smart recording in the driver's seat - Sonoscout NVH Recorder
An iPad®-based data recorder from sound and vibration experts Brüel & Kjær is set to change the way automotive developers work.
Wind energy testing is a breeze for Vestas
Renewable energy giant expands its wind turbine testing capabilities with a new acoustic tool kit.
Ensuring satellite reliability with vibration testing
RAL Space provides world-leading space research and technology development for customers around the world
Scottish engineering symbol’s sonata
National landmark becomes a work of art
ONERA acquires Brüel & Kjær wind tunnel test system
The French aerospace research centre, ONERA, has acquired a 200-channel Brüel & Kjær PULSE™ acoustic data acquisition system for wind tunnel testing
Expediting electronic exports for Thailand
Non-profit organisation expands test service capabilities with Brüel & Kjær tools
Outdoor noise measurement with integrated weather parameters
Brüel & Kjær has launched a turnkey solution for measuring noise and weather parameters simultaneously.
Ishibashi tests wind gearboxes with PULSE
Japan’s largest wind turbine gearbox manufacturer Ishibashi faces a familiar challenge in manufacturing wind turbine gearboxes - ensuring the reliability and longevity that is critical to their customer’s return on investment
New preamplifier gets closer to hot sources
Brüel & Kjær has launched the world’s first preamplifier and preamplifier/microphone combinations able to withstand temperatures up to 125 ºC (257 º F)
Easing airport and neighbour relations for decades
Driving innovation in commercial noise monitoring services has been central to Brüel & Kjær, almost since our establishment 70 years ago.
Linamar McLaren's advanced NVH/durability test stands
Linamar partners with Brüel & Kjær to develop its automotive engineering solutions
180 °C universal accelerometers
Featuring an integral pre-amplifier, selectable measurement axes and specifications suited to general-purpose use.
Thanks for 70 years of driving innovation
As Brüel & Kjær turns 70, we would like to say “Thank you” to all our customers, because our longevity is thanks to their need for innovations.
Vehicle simulator improves CVG's test capabilities
A Desktop Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH) Simulator has vastly improved Commercial Vehicle Group’s (CVG) customer relations and jury testing capabilities
Noise Sentinel wins a 'Noise Oscar'
Brüel & Kjær is pleased to announce that Noise Sentinel, an online subscription based system for noise compliance management, has won the UK Noise Abatement Society’s John Connell Technology Award, sponsored by the Institute of Acoustics.
Why are Brüel & Kjær instruments green?
Brüel & Kjær celebrates 70 years of driving innovation
New environmental noise calculation software version
The market’s most powerful and intuitive software for environmental noise calculation – Brüel & Kjær’s Predictor-LimA Type 7810 – has more applications than ever with the release of the ninth version.
Improved software for hand-held analyzer users
The latest update includes 24-bit recording, remote functionality and usability enhancements.
German textile machinery firm expands modal testing
Oerlikon Barmag invests in multi-channel analysis system
Our noise mapping expert on your bookshelf
A new book ‘Noise Mapping in the EU: Models and Procedures’ has been published, containing a chapter written by Brüel & Kjær’s Application Specialist Douglas Manvell.
Using vibration diagnostics for consumer goods reliability
Ensuring the reliability of heating and refrigeration circuits, the Valliant Group’s Center of Competence uses vibration diagnostics to understand and predict damaging resonances in systems and components such as piping and compressors
On the right track
Applus IDIADA invest in PULSE™ Vehicle Pass-by Test System
See how Apple evaluates new EarPods
Model of a modern measurement meter
Fourth generation sound analysis hardware from Brüel & Kjær
Mars rover arrives safely following testing on an LDS V994 shaker
On 6 August 2012, the Mars Rover ‘Curiosity’ confirmed it had descended through the Martian atmosphere and landed safely after enduring shocks up to 9Gs. The success of the whole mission hinged on surviving the delivery trip.
PULSE 17: Our latest analyzer platform release
Angle domain analysis, telephone testing, sound quality metrics and structural correlation analysis are just some of the areas enhanced with the latest release of our analyzer platform: PULSE 17.
Indonesian laboratory helps reduce road noise
Pusarpedal is an environmental laboratory under the Indonesian Environment Ministry, performing environmental quality testing and monitoring
Reduce development time and risks by taking right NVH decisions early
Bruel & Kjær expands NVH simulation capabilites with the acquisition of NoViSim
Driving Canada’s automotive industry - AUTO21
AUTO21 is an organisation that facilitates university and industry collaboration on advanced technology development, and is instrumental in an entire country’s economy, as Scientific Director and CEO, Dr Peter Frise explains.
Simulator drives Magneti Marelli's development
Magneti Marelli is a tier-one supplier to automotive manufacturers throughout the world, developing components such as exhaust systems to exacting specifications and targets
Helping Volvo maximise uptime
With the many challenges facing the automobile industry, such as shortened development times, Volvo is increasingly moving its Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) development into computer simulation and modelling, with less traditional prototyping.
Brüel & Kjær and Sikorsky sign Memorandum of Understanding
Brüel & Kjær and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen industrial cooperation between the two companies
Brüel & Kjær’s radiation-resistant accelerometers
Carrying out vibration measurements in harsh industrial environments is much easier for engineers with Brüel & Kjær’s new Type 8347-C Accelerometer
Brüel & Kjær to supply Pratt & Whitney static engine noise test system
Brüel & Kjær is to supply Pratt & Whitney with a Static Engine Certification Test (SECT) System
INTA expands aeroacoustics lab with NSI array
INTA (National Institute for Aerospace Technology) has recently acquired an array-based Noise Source Identification system from Brüel & Kjær.
Breakthrough 4G phone quality system with Agilent Technologies
Unique 4G voice quality testing solution ready for future Voice-over-LTE phones.
Nippon Expressway’s rapid road noise reduction
Brüel & Kjær’s beamforming solution drives down traffic noise
The quickest route from measurement to finished report
PC software for hand-held noise and vibration measurements offers a one-stop-shop for transferring files, analysis and post-processing
Virginia Tech gets aerospace vibration and acoustics laboratory
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has opened their new ‘Brüel & Kjær Laboratory for Aerospace Vibration and Acoustics’
Vibration test system pays off for Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
The engineering team at a wiring and aerospace component manufacturer can now perform demanding tests for many engineers working in their group, and testing services for affiliated external companies.
Lund University opens Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory
Friday 20th April saw the inauguration of the Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory & Future Energy Initiative at Lund Institute of Technology in Sweden
NoiseDesk: Airport noise abatement programs made easy
NoiseDesk is an easy to use, browser-based subscription service that connects to airport data feeds and technology managed by Brüel & Kjær.
Releasing the music in the Golden Gate Bridge
Using accelerometers, microphones, speakers and amplifiers - for uses that their designers surely never foresaw - composer Bill Fontana has been making sound art since the 1970s
ASTRIUM choose LDS V994 Shaker for satellite testing
Brüel & Kjær is to provide ASTRIUM with an LDS vibration shaker system for mechanical vibration and shock testing of satellites
Shorten time-to-market with test-FEA integration
New tools unite structural dynamics testing and simulation
Internet age dawns on neighbour noise investigations
Brüel & Kjær launches the first web-based neighbour-noise nuisance monitoring system
Transforming the silence: Exterior sound simulation
Bruel & Kjaer Exterior Sound Simulator for assessing ‘silent’ vehicles
PULSE 16.1 brings more automotive tools
Superior automotive testing software from Brüel & Kjær
NoiseSentinel Chosen for London Crossrail's Moorgate Shaft Project
Brüel & Kjær’s real-time noise monitoring subscription service, NoiseSentinel, is set to ensure the compliance of the Crossrail construction works
Satellite test system for INPE passes factory acceptance test
Brüel & Kjær has successfully completed the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of a data acquisition and vibration test system for INPE, Brazil
Noise hell or sweet music
For those who use the car not only as a means of transport, but also as a mobile office, the level of noise is crucial to making the day bearable
London Southend Airport contracts NoiseDesk
Brüel & Kjær is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to supply NoiseDesk, its latest noise and flight track monitoring service, to London Southend Airport.
Versatile surveying with a hand-held sound intensity system
Assessing the power and location of noise sources has become easier with a unique system available from Brüel & Kjær, which uses sound intensity techniques.
Manage construction noise and vibration compliance with a single solution
Brüel and Kjær Construction Sentinel is a unique subscription based service designed to take away the headache of managing noise and vibration at construction sites
NoiseDesk - Airport noise made easy
Brüel & Kjær has launched NoiseDesk specifically to manage airport noise in an intuitive way that doesn’t require specific airport noise expertise, simplifying the task for regional airports and enabling more sustainable growth.
Link Engineering Company receives loyalty award
US-based Link Engineering Company has been given a customer loyalty award to recognize the value of their relationship with Brüel & Kjær.
New noise-dose meter helps prevent hearing damage
As noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most prevailing and costly occupational health problems, Brüel & Kjær has launched a portable noise-dose meter that assesses work environments before the damage is done.
Brüel & Kjær wins factory prize
Brüel & Kjær's Vibration Test Systems (VTS) division has won the prize of "highly commended" at the Best Factory Awards 2011, in London.
LDS Test & Measurement Ltd becomes Bruel & Kjaer VTS
Shaker manufacturer fully integrated with Bruel & Kjaer
Delivering superior community engagement on aircraft noise issues: WebTrak updated
WebTrak enables communities to view and investigate aircraft flight tracks around their local airport. It's an efficient way for airports to build their communities' understanding of airport operations, improve accessibility to aircraft noise information and to build trust between the community and airport.
Brüel & Kjær teams up with Instantel for construction noise and vibration services
Brüel & Kjær has been active for many years providing noise monitoring solutions to manage noise nuisance around the world and is pleased to announce a partnership with Instantel to add vibration monitoring to its Noise Sentinel managed services.
Isuzu - Improving the sound quality of diesel engines
Isuzu cooperated with Brüel & Kjær to develop mapping of Sound Quality metrics, where noise sources can be identified based on their sound character using perception-based metrics such as loudness, sharpness and roughness. The result of the project is now the world’s first commercially available sound quality metrics mapping software for beamforming and Statistically Optimal Near-field Acoustic Holography (SONAH) systems.
Brüel & Kjær launches updated noise mapping software
Predictor-LimA software offers new user support functions
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport further improves noise management with Brüel & Kjær
Following an extensive period of research, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport - one of the best airports in the world - has chosen Brüel & Kjær EMS to supply the ANOMS Noise and Operations Management System for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
Case study: Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.
Christie use PULSE LAN-XI in conjunction with a LDS shaker as part of is stringent product testing regime to improve the design and performance of projectors.
Room with acoustics
Software for Room Acoustics - DIRAC 5
Good vibrations - New vibration controllers launched
Brüel & Kjær, has released its next-generation vibration controller - Type 7541 and 7542 - designed to meet the requirements of vibration testing for production test applications.
Reduce construction project risk
Brüel & Kjær launches construction site noise and vibration monitoring
FlightOps: Weather data and ETAs helps airfield operations
FlightOps is Brüel & Kjær’s flight track monitoring service that provides airports with timely access to information about where and when aircraft are flying.
Case study: Sound & Vibration Technology Ltd. - Strategic partner
Sound & Vibration Technology and Brüel & Kjær cooperated on a test services project making measurements on a prototype Triumph motorcycle. The purpose was to characterise certain operating vibration levels for subsequent component durability testing. LAN-XI was used to collect all the measurement data that was then post-processed using PULSE Reflex Core.
University of Windsor establishes Wind and Renewable Energies Research Centre
The University of Windsor establishes first Wind and Renewable Energies Research Centre in North America.
Case study: Brüel & Kjær and Sound Answers Inc. form strategic partnership
Sound Answers chose Brüel & Kjær as its hardware and software strategic partner for its test focus, reputation, best-in-class products, sales network, its strength in all its relevant markets and the management vision to provide a complete solution by leveraging consulting for pull-through product sales.
Dassault Aviation uses surface microphones for nEUROn UCAV
Brüel & Kjær has been selected by Dassault Aviation to provide high-pressure surface microphones for the development of the nEUROn experimental Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV)
Brüel & Kjær completes delivery of BAE HVME system
Brüel & Kjær recently delivered their HVME (Hull Vibration Monitoring Equipment) solution to BAE Systems Submarine Solutions
ship-technology.com interviews Brüel & Kjær’s William Egan
Brüel & Kjær’s Northern Europe Managing Director clearly lays out how Brüel & Kjær can assess everything from the environmental impact of cruise liners to the stealth capabilities of submarines
New offices in Spain
Brüel & Kjær’s offices in Barcelona have moved to new and modern facilities, located in the heart of Barcelona's business district
A mine of (noise) information
Brüel & Kjær launches a noise monitoring system for mining operations
Thales Alenia Space choose LDS V994 Shaker for satellite testing
Brüel & Kjær to provide Thales Alenia Space with an LDS vibration shaker system for mechanical vibration and shock testing of satellites.
Easing Renault's workflow
In order to achieve higher test efficiency, Renault needed to enhance its existing installed Brüel & Kjær system and reduce the time spent in the test cell. Renault wanted to ease the setup, data processing and measurement validation processes before activation of batch calculations.
INPE selects Brüel & Kjær satellite vibration test system
INPE – the national institute for space research of the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology – will use a Brüel & Kjær solution for satellite launch simulation.
Accelerate your vibration testing
Accelerated vibration testing sees great benefits thanks to the synergy between Brüel & Kjær's Kurtosis Control software and nCode Glyphworks® software by HBM.
Copenhagen Airport chooses Brüel & Kjær for new noise and flight monitoring project
Copenhagen Airport has chosen to replace its monitoring equipment with Brüel & Kjær's ANOMS system, continuing a relationship that has been running since the 1980s.
2260 Investigator bows out gracefully
After almost 17 years of faithful service that saw it travel into space and appear on the BBC, the distinctively shaped 2260 Investigator has finally come to the end of its natural life
Brüel & Kjær EMS lands Burbank Airport NFTMS project
In a competitive bid process, which took more than 18-months to complete, the Brüel & Kjær EMS Team was chosen to replace the Noise and Flight Track Management System (NFTMS) for the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority.
Ferrari balances Formula One engines with PULSE
Scuderia Ferrari recently invested in a 6-channel PULSE LAN-XI data acquisition system. This is mainly used for engine test bench balancing, a major issue when Ferrari’s Formula One engines run at up to 20000RPM.
Airbus military tanker passes civilian noise restrictions
Spain’s National Institute for Aerospace Technology (INTA) successfully took part in the Noise Certification of the Airbus A330 MRTT (Multi Role Transport Tanker) using Brüel & Kjær’s equipment and expertise.
MIRA / Brüel & Kjær collaboration to drive improvement in vehicle NVH solutions
MIRA Ltd and Brüel & Kjær have signed an agreement to collaborate on providing turnkey noise, vibration & harshness (NVH) testing solutions and consultancy to optimise the vehicle development process.
Santa Monica Airport community outreach with Brüel & Kjær WebTrak
Santa Monica Airport will soon be the 51st airport to make online aircraft overflight investigation and complaint management a part of their airport-community outreach program with WebTrak.
Ulsan Technopark - quality matters
Quality, reliability and accuracy - three reasons why UTP choose Brüel & Kjær solutions for automotive NVH vibration testing
Sound intensity measurement in the palm of your hand
Brüel & Kjær launches hand held sound intensity system - 2270-G
The University of Windsor Dedicates Test Lab to Brüel & Kjær
The University of Windsor pays tribute to long-term working relationship, by naming its new laboratory after sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær.
Increased Shaker System Capacity
Brüel & Kjær launch a new range of LDS head expanders
Introducing PULSE 15
PULSE 15, the latest version of Brüel & Kjær's solution for sound and vibration measurement, is now released.
4th Busiest US General Aviation Airport Contracts FlightOps
Type 2250 H - Vibration measurement wasn’t always this easy!
The new Type 2250 H vibration analyzer brings an unrivalled degree of ‘ease of use’ to vibration measurement.
Chevy Volt Uses LDS Vibration Test System for Electric Vehicle Battery Durability
Predictor 7810 Version 7.10 Available for Download
Predictor 7810 now supports grabbing Google Earth aerial photos for more realistic model building.
Lima 7812 Version 5.5 Available for Delivery
Highlights of Lima 7812 Version 5.5 include air-pollution modelling.
Improved Predictor 7810 and Lima 7812 Maintenance and Support Contracts
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FlightOps Flight Tracking Service Improves Management of Airport Operations at Lunken Airport
Cost Effective, High Channel Density Measurement Modules
Brüel & Kjær launch world’s smallest 12-channel data analysis system.
Virtual Vehicles on the Public Highway
At Nissan Technical Centre Europe they combine reality with virtual reality to immediately understand a vehicle's NVH performance.
New CCLD Laser Tacho Probe
Especially designed for contact-free speed measurements on rotating or reciprocating machine parts.
Madrid Airport Launch Brüel & Kjær WebTrak Service
Spanish Airport operator AENA is the latest to launch a WebTrak service for the local community around Barajas airport in Madrid.
Shaker agreement for IMV and LDS
Leading vibration specialists IMV and LDS have entered a business agreement to distribute each others products.
JNIOSH Reproduction of Multi-modal Sensation
Using the NVH Simulator, JNIOSH adds reality and interactivity to evaluate whole-body vibration.
Proven Vibration Testing of Hybrid-vehicle Batteries
Highly accelerated lifetime testing is a must in today‘s ultra-competitive automotive industry, especially for emerging technologies, such as hybrid-vehicle batteries.
NVH Vehicle Simulator drives early targets' sign-off
Driving Simulator helps NVH target setting by creating true-to-life virtual vehicles
Research and Development of Sound Quality in Lifts
Orona used the Head and Torso Simulator, binaural microphones and PULSE Sound Quality software to analyse and improve the sound quality of lifts.
Ford uses PULSE NVH Vehicle Simulator
to "eliminate mistakes, reduce the need for prototyping, shorten time to market, and produce a product that delivers high-end interior quietness..."
PULSE 14 released
PULSE 14, the latest version of Brüel & Kjær's solution for sound and vibration measurement, is now released
PULSE “One of the Best Buying Decisions Ever”
MIRA uses PULSE with Sound Power software to test customer products compliance with EU Noise Emission Directive 2000/14/EC. MIRA is a leading automotive design, development and certification consultancy.
Konica Minolta - PULSE Noise Source Identification
Brüel & Kjær contributed with a turnkey PULSE solution, including a microphone positioning robot, to Konica Minolta's world classic test laboratory. Setting up for a test used to take 45 minutes , now it takes less than five.
Hansen Transmissions - Gearbox Testing with PULSE
Since 2002 Hansen has used Brüel & Kjær’s PULSE Data Acquisition and Analysis System platform for a range of applications from field measurements to R&D, Quality Control, Production Testing and Validation.
Noise Sentinel: Simplify your noise management
Noise Sentinel - internet based subscription service for urban and industrial noise monitoring
ESTECH Marks Twentieth Year with New Acoustic Testing Site
The Japanese engineering consultant celebrates twenty years in business by expanding its premises with a brand new testing facility site.
Product News – New Power Amplifier Type 2734
Recent advances in power amplifier technology have presented Brüel & Kjær with an opportunity to introduce new benefits to building acoustics.
New Random Vibration Control Software Release
Version 8 featuring Kurtosis Control and Fatigue Monitoring
Euronoise 2009: Action on Noise in Europe
Learn, discuss your sound and vibration challenges with experts and see the latest products from Brüel & Kjær
New, Cost-effective, Conformance Pass-by PULSE-based Solution
Brüel & Kjær’s new Pass-By Conformance Test System is a PULSE-based system for measuring operational exterior vehicle noise.
Web-enabled portable noise monitoring
- All new Type 3535 embraces recent developments in battery and communication technologies.
PULSE Approved for Aircraft Noise Certification
PULSE has been approved for aircraft noise certification according to international standards (ICAO Annex 16, app. 2).
The Ideal Microphone for Unpredictable Sound Fields
Brüel & Kjær introduces the world’s first Multi-field measuring microphone - Type 4961.
Brüel & Kjær announces the launch of the new world-class post-processing solution - PULSE Reflex.
Brüel & Kjær announces the launch of the new world-class post-processing solution - PULSE Reflex.
Vibration Test Training: LDS and Adams Technologies Team Up
LDS and Adams Technologies team up for a two-day course for vibration test engineers and technicians.
Students Help Eliminate Noise Disturbance
Engineering students from the University of Windsor establish a consistent noise emission contour of Windsor-Detroit border.
Brüel & Kjær and Lochard Join Forces
Brüel & Kjær announces the acquisition of Lochard Ltd. with the intention of providing customers with world-class Environment Management Solutions.
New Version 3 software for 2250, 2250 Light and 2270
Introducing internet connectivity and loudness measurement to the 2250 family of instruments
LDS Test and Measurement joins Brüel & Kjær
Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, announces that it has completed the acquisition of LDS Test and Measurement
Sign Up For Brüel & Kjær Environmental Newsletter
Catch up on the latest sound and vibration news within the Environmental world with the Brüel & Kjær Environmental Newsletter
PULSE 13 Makes "Ease of Use" Breakthrough
In PULSE 13 we have put special focus on handling analysis functions and results and displaying data. As a result, PULSE is easier than ever to start and operate.
Environmental Noise Management in New Zealand
Brüel & Kjær creates successful solution for wind farm noise monitoring.
Read or download Brüel & Kjær Magazine 02/2008
Read about LAN XI Data Acquisition, 180°C DeltaTron™ Accelerometer, and a range of other news from Brüel & Kjær.
Customer Satisfaction Survey 2008
Brüel & Kjær recently conducted a global Customer Satisfaction Survey, where we have gathered valuable input and feedback from more than 6400 customers.
Appointment of Managing Director
Lars Rønn is chosen as the new Managing Director of Brüel & Kjær
Brüel & Kjær Introduces New High-Temperature Accelerometer Type 4526
Brüel & Kjær is proud to announce the introduction of Type 4526 - A new ThetaShear, DeltaTron™ accelerometer for applications up to 180°C – highest in the industry!
Types 2250 and 2270 – Complete Hand-held Building Acoustics Analyzers
Airborne-, Façade-, and Impact Sound Insulation and Dual-Channel Measurements
Investigation of Tonal Noise
Type 2270 and Type 2250 now host Tone Assessment Option BZ-7231
Read or download Brüel & Kjær Magazine 01/2008
Read about advanced NVH-testing at Honda, optimising interior vehicle noise, PULSE Smart Start, and a range of other news from Brüel & Kjær. Available in English and 8 other languages
LAN-XI Data Acquisition Hardware – Less is More
Less hardware, fewer cables – more flexibility. Less up front investment, more uptime. From 2 to over 1000 channels in one system.