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  • Auditory localization and binaural audio

    Auditory localisation and binaural audio The term localisation refers to the ability of humans to determine the location of the source of sound that they hear. Humans achieve this ...

  • Innovation through digital twin technology

    Innovation has always been difficult. It takes time, and, historically, expensive trial and error. Sir James Dyson is renowned for his perseverance in his quest to develop a bag-fee ...

  • Using Hydrogen to continue to push the boundaries of sustainable energy supply

    We as humans require energy, to power our homes, cars, phones and all of the other fantastic technological innovations that continue to change and benefit our lives. But we can’t ...

  • Modelling wind turbine acoustics: challenges with simulating noise from large objects

    A critical part of wind turbine design is making them as quiet as possible, as noise can affect people living close to wind farms. Modelling the acoustic design of wind ...

  • What is Sound Pressure Level? Frequency weighting, time weighting and loudness

    Sound Pressure Level is a quantity used to represent the amplitude of sound, but the perception of loudness does not necessarily directly depend on Sound Pressure Level. It is ...

  • The importance of Building vibration in Clean Room & Laboratory Design

    With the ever-increasing demand for small and precise technology and equipment for both consumer and scientific use (such as nanotechnology), there is a growing need for clean rooms and ...

  • Connecting Shetland: Environmental Impact of the Shetland HVDC Link

    We are leading experts in underwater noise modelling. An expert group of multidisciplinary engineers and scientists, Our team has worked on a wide range of underwater modelling projects with a variety of stakeholders such as regulatory bodies, developers and manufacturers. Xi has successfully collaborated with the Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS) on previous projects and has been able to strengthen and deepen its offering by partnering with these organizations and drawing on their significant expertise.

  • Xi’s acoustic testing process – Complete solutions for noise & vibration

    Xi’s team has vast experience in an extensive range of sectors, measuring, diagnosing, and solving our clients’ noise and vibration concerns. Xi provides a complete solution, going further than ...

  • Mitigating Tonal Noise from Wind Turbines – Up to 15 dB Reduction in Tonal Noise in 3 stages

    Tonal noise produced by wind turbines is a serious and often complex issue which can be particularly vexatious to residential communities. Tonal noise emissions are subject to strong regulatory penalties ...