New Signal Data Explorer Release v2.5

We've added some new features to SDE with version 2.5. Check it out using our 30-day trial. Existing licenced users can update via the same link.

Event Views

  • Search and visualise text events alongside time series data in the new Event Views;
  • Maintenance logs, control information, alerts and failures can be loaded into SDE, modified using the Annotation Editor and deployed to SDE, to be displayed alongside the signal data;
  • Use text searches, based on event name or description, to highlight or remove events and colour code displays using the Group ID.

Improved multi-variable search

The Task Planner has been extended to allow each sub-task within a multi-variable search to have the full flexibility of an individual pattern search.

  • Combine pattern searches with threshold limitations;
  • Apply amplitude restrictions to similarity searches;
  • Apply combinations of filters to the data, prior to performing a search.
Combining pattern searches and thresholding in a multi-variable search

Combining pattern searches and thresholding in a multi-variable search

Custom views

    • Create custom views for commonly opened data files;
    • Control the channels, scaling factors, zoom level and superimposed views that will be present in newly opened Auxiliary Views Windows for each dataset.
    Viewing events alongside data in an Auxillary View Window

    Viewing events alongside data in an Auxillary View Window

    Improved file handling

    • Simplified data import with new customisable timestamp format;
    • Merge multiple CSV files into a single dataset;
    • Save segments or whole datasets as smaller, more efficient NDF files.

    Structured datasets

    • Data stored in highly condensed format, that can be efficiently opened or searched;
    • Organise data according to site and/or unit;
    • Create custom tag lists for quick access to regularly used groups of channels;
    • Apply searches to all units within a site simultaneously.

    Cybula present at VentureFest Yorkshire


    Cybula had a busy day on our stand at Venture Fest Yorkshire where we displayed three real-world examples of our EVP platform, extracting valuable business information from large complex datasets. Tom also did a 15-minute presentation of our technology with the threat of NERF guns if he went over his alloted time.

    News Archive

    Cybula wins a project, lasting 1 1/2 years to develop technology that will
    manage large image data with University College London and 10 other partners.

    Cybula wins a project lasting 2 years that will develop the next generation
    Diagnostics platform, with HP and the University of York. This builds on
    Cybula’s strengths in diagnostics software based on SDE.

    Cybula wins a 2 year project to help merge data in the insurance industry,
    leveraging Cybula’s knowledge of large data and working with noisy data.

    Dec 2010

    Cybula wins project with Imperial College to build a brain injury monitoring

    Nov 2010

    Cybula move to new offices on the new £500M York University Campus. The
    company will be sharing space in this new major expansion.

    Oct 2010

    With Rolls-Royce and Leeds University, Cybula wins a three year project,
    STRAPP, to add trust mechanisms to diagnostics and prognostics software used in
    the consortium.

    Sept 2010

    The company starts on a project with the University of York to develop a new
    software as a service platform for sharing data and software, youShare.

    Aug 2010

    Cybula wins a project with Doosan-Babckock to develop diagnostic and
    prognostic technology for the Neuclear industry.

    July 2010

    The company starts work with Aberdeen University on a neural data logger for
    use in monitoring animals. This will extend the companies SDE product to allow
    analysis of sleep patterns in animals.

    Feb. 2009

    Cybula featured in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    news letter, Pioneer, on its work with Signal Data Explorer with Rolls-Royce.
    Click here for the

    Nov 2008

    Cybula launch SDE for neuroscience
    and medical applications. Demonstration versions available on

    Oct 2008

    See Cybula at the society for
    neuroscience conference in Washington, USA between 15th and 18th November 2008
    on stand 439.

    July 2008

    Cybula sponsor Rob Calvert and his pals in the Mongol Rally – Team Young

    June 2007

    Cybula win DTI collaborative project to develop next generation 3D face
    recognition systems.

    Jan 2007

    Cybula as part of the CARMEN project.

    Cybula wins contract to apply its Signal Data Explorer technology to managing
    and searching neuroscience data in a £4.0M project lead by the Universities of
    York, Newcastle and Sterling. The SDE technology will be used within a Grid
    enabled data repository to search for spike train data recorded from neurons. Go to the CARMEN website.

    Cybula to exhibit FaceEnforce at Venturefest 2007.

    Cybula is being featured as a successful Yorkshire company at the financing
    conference, venturefest.

    Cybula helps define ISO standards for 3D face biometrics.

    Bothe Julian Young and Prof Austin actively support the development of ISO
    3D face biometrics
    . In support of this Julian Young takes part in the latest
    ISO meeting in New Zealand.

    Nov 2006

    Cybula apply its Signal Data Explorer technology to new industry

    Cybula has won a number of contracts and partnerships to develop its signal
    monitoring technology, SDE in new industry areas such as Rail and Oil and

    Oct 2006

    Cybula present at international Biometrics conference.

    Cybula discusses the pros and cons of 3D face recognition at the worlds major
    Biometrics conference. Details

    March 2006

    Cybula apply AURA technology to searching for banned image content and for
    searching text feeds.

    Cybula has undertaken a number of projects applying AURA to blocking banned
    images and for finding patterns in high data rate text feeds.

    Feb 2006

    John McAvoy joins Cybula as Business Development director.

    John McAvoy Joins Cybula. John has a background in running large companies
    and joins as business development Director.

    Jan 2006

    Cybula wins a place in an EU project, EVAN.

    Cybula wins funding from the European community to use its knowledge of 3D
    face recognition in training new Anthropologists in the EVAN project. The project lasts for 4 years and
    involves Cybula in training new researchers to use the AURA technology.

    May 2005

    Cybula in the local news – This
    is North East

    May 2005

    Cybula support CCGrid.

    Cybula support local industry push – IT and Digital

    Cybula in the news – Yorkshire
    Evening Press 16 May 2005

    Jan 2005

    Cybula FaceEnforce systemin the news
    Yorkshire Post 24 March 2005 – copy
    of article

    Jan 2005

    Cybula delivers a Grid Enabled Parallel machine to Cardiff

    This machine will be used for Grid based research. The system, based on the
    Cortex II parallel processor is configured within two Sun V880, Grid enabled
    data store, and 10 PRESENCE II compute engines. The system is capable of
    searching complex data such as graphs, unstructured texts and signals and will
    be used for research in eScience.

    Cybula wins major collaborative research contract, BROADEN,  with

    Cybula along with Rolls-Royce Aero Engines, Data Systems and Solutions, EDS,
    OxfordBiosignals, the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York have won a £4M
    DTI project to develop Grid enabled Engine Diagnostic Systems based on the Grid
    and the Signal Data Explorer. This follows
    on from The DAME project which developed the basic technology. This project will
    maintain Cybulas lead in technology’s for searching and analysing signal data on
    the Grid.

    Oct 2004

    Cybula sponsor CCGRID05 9-12 May 2005


    One of the major cluster computing conferences. Set to coincide with Cybulas
    installation of the Cortex II machine at Cardiff University.


    Oct 2004

    Cybula and AC technologies launch FaceEnforce 3D face Biometric in the

    On 17th November 2004 FaceEnforce is lunched as a part of AC technologies
    BioBex fusion Biometric system at the International Spy Museum Washington DC.
    AC are Cybulas US and Canadian partners in the development of FaceEnforce.

    July 2004

    Cybula move to new Offices in the IT Centre, University of York Science

    March 2004

    Cybula Launch PRESENCE II PCI card to support high performance data
    processing applications.

    Oct 2003

    Sun iForce Partner Programme.

    Cybula become a member of Sun iForce partner programme as developers. This
    allows Cybula access to the the latest Sun technology within its development


    July 2003

    Cybula in the news.

    Cybulas AURA technology is featured in Computer

    May 2003

    Cybula to develop the next generation of facial recognition

    Cybula sign a development contract with AC technology, USA, to develop the
    next generation of facial recognition systems. Cybula’s high performance
    hardware and advanced pattern recognition technology will allow a step change in
    the performance and robustness of facial recognition.

    Cybula release details of their new PRESENCEcard.

    Details of the new hardware for accelerating your applications can be found

    Feb 2003

    Cybula deliver the Grid based image analysis software for MRI imaging

    In collaboration with the Hull Royal Infirmaries MRI Unit, Cybula develop a
    demonstration system for processing MRI images. The technology draws on Cybulas
    knowledge of Grid solutions to build a high performance solution to provide a
    scalable system for processing large volumes of MRI data.

    Feb 2003

    Cybula leading the way in Ubiquitous pattern recognition hardware

    Cybula win contract with the University of York to develop the next
    generation of hardware for Ubiquitous systems. This £5M research contract is
    undertaken in association with ST microelectronics and will allow Cybula to
    develop highly integrated hardware versions of the AURA technology and to
    develop application demonstrations. For details see

    Jan 2003

    Cybula collaborate in the White Rose Computational Grid Launch Conference,
    Leeds UK, 29th Feb Thorpe Park. Cybula will be showing its Grid solutions.

    Cybula lunch information on its up coming AURA powered 3D face recognition

    Nov 2002

    See Cybula at Comdex in Nov. –

    We can be found at Booth 3234, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention
    Centre where you can discuss the applications shown on this

    Oct 2002

    Cybula set up there R&D office at Genesis 6, University Science Park,
    University of York. Cybulas administrative offices remain at the Fimber

    July 2002

    Cybula runs AURA technical workshop of EDS and SchlumbergerSema.

    Feb 2002

    Cybula at CeBIT – Hall 11 stand B10.

    Go to the CeBIT web

    York Discovery Week

    See us at York Discovery Week, Guildhall, York 9-10 March 2001.

    October 2001

    Cybula wins BCS medal for AURA technology.

    Cybula Ltd. and The University of York have won a British Computer Society
    medal for the AURA technology. The award is made in recognition of the novelty
    and potential given by the AURA technology in so many applications. Details of
    the award can be found here.

    September 2001

    Major Research Collaboration News

    Cybula Ltd and the University of York
    have won over £4.3 million pounds of collaborative research under two 3-year


    The DAME £3M project is a flagship e-Science
    project to build a distributed diagnostic system in collaboration with
    Rolls-Royce plc, Systems and Solutions, The Universities of Sheffield, Leeds,
    Oxford and York. A major part of the project will extend the AURA pattern
    matching engines to operate over distributed networks, allowing multiple engines
    at different sites to operate as one large engine.


    The FEDAURA project is funded by DTI and EPSRC in collaboration
    with the Benefits Agency, SEMA, EDS and Sun Microsystems in a £1.3M project
    supported by the DTIs management of
    information programme
    . The project will use Cybula’s AURA technology to
    combat benefit fraud and the development of the technology for fraud