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WinTAX4: Four Industries Where to Use the Telemetry Tool

Developed in more than 30 years of Formula 1 racing, WinTAX4 is currently one of the top ranking PC applications for data acquisition and analysis in Motorsport competitions. As a matter of fact, the telemetry tool has been developed by Magneti Marelli Motorsport in order to analyze, organize in a database and check performance and reliability data of:

  • racing cars;
  • racing bikes;
  • simulators;
  • all Magneti Marelli products.

WinTAX4 is also one of the core focus topics of LapTime Club, Magneti Marelli’s international social innovation community specifically designed and developed to fuel members’ ideas about telemetry, electronic and electromagnetic systems. By now, already several challenges have been dedicated to WinTAX4:

See also: Deep dive in MotoGP and World SBK: Radiography of the MDU 230 Dashboard

WinTAX4: not just for Motorsport Tech Specialists

As underlined at the beginning of the article, the first usage of WinTAX4 is strictly linked to the Motorsport industry.

On the other side and thanks to its great customizability, Magneti Marelli telemetry and data analysis software may also be successfully used in other fields, like the following 4 industries:

  • Video games
  • Health
  • Aerospace
  • Finance

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Think outside the box: can you come up with innovative, breakthrough solutions how to use WinTAX outside Automotive and Motorsport? If so, share it in LapTime Club and become a reputed Tech Protagonist!

Magneti Marelli Motorsport goes to Russian GP: enjoy Sochi with WinTAX4

From 10th to 12th October 2014 Russia will host the next Grand Prix race. It will be located at the Sochi circuit, inside the Black Sea resort having the same name.

It is the first purpose-built Formula One facility in Russia, inaugurated in the same year and city where the Winter Olympics have been staged.

The race will be a great occasion to better explore Magneti Marelli Motorsport WinTAX4, ranked undoubtedly among the top PC applications for data acquisition and analysis in Motorsport competitions. You can find the full software’s description in the recent post titled: “An Introduction to Telemetry Systems and WinTAX”.

As a matter of fact, Magneti Marelli gives the possibility to download and start using a WinTAX4 demo version, including data to start doing telemetry analysis during the Sochi Grand Prix.

SEE ALSO: Italian Gran Prix 2014 & Magneti Marelli WinTAX4: Test the Power of Telemetry

HOW TO ENJOY THE RUSSIAN GP WITH WINTAX?

How to use it? Just download WinTAX4 installation data here to get the zip file and follow the instructions included in the ‘User Guide’ pdf.

1. Install WinTAX4: run setup.exe from the installer package. Make sure you have the correct permissions to perform the installation (you must have administrator rights)

2. Launch WinTAX4 application from the desktop icon.

3. Download Russian GP data by clicking here. Unzip the content in .\WinTAX4\Data\ Directory. 

4. Click on menu File –> Open Data. A window called Databrowser will appear. The left panel of the Databrowser allows you to navigate throughout all the Windows directories. On the right panel you will see the list of the laps belonging to the selected session.

5. Select one or more laps on the Databrowser’s right panel and press “Enter”. The lap will be loaded in WinTAX4, ready to be displayed. A predefined layout is included to start playing.

Try now the WinTAX software by yourself, start your innovation journey: enjoy the race!

Italian Grand Prix 2014 & Magneti Marelli WinTAX4: test the power of telemetry

The 5th6th-7th September 2014 Monza will host the Italian Grand Prix, one of the oldest and better known Formula One championship races inaugurated in 1950.

The race will also become a great occasion to better explore Magneti Marelli Motorsport WinTAX4, undoubtedly among the top ranking of PC applications for data acquisition and analysis in Motorsport competitions described in the recent blog post “An Introduction to Telemetry Systems and WinTAX”.

As a matter of fact, Magneti Marelli gives the possibility to download and start using a WinTAX4 demo version, including data to start doing telemetry analysis during the Monza Grand Prix.

SEE ALSO: Magneti Marelli Motorsport goes to Russian GP: enjoy Sochi with WinTAX4

HOW TO ENJOY THE ITALIAN GP WITH WINTAX?

How to use it? Just register to the LapTime Club, click on the dedicated red button, unzip the file and follow the instructions included in the ‘Installation Guide’ pdf.

  1. Install WinTAX4: Run setup.exe from the installer package. Make sure you have the correct permissions to perform the installation (you must have administrator rights)
  2. Launch WinTAX4 application from the desktop icon.
  3. Click on menu File à Open Data. A window called Databrowser will appear. The left panel of the Databrowser allows you to navigate throughout all the Windows directories. On the right panel you will see the list of the laps belonging to the selected session.
  4. Select one or more laps on the Databrowser’s right panel and press “Enter”. The lap will be loaded in WinTAX4, ready to be displayed. A predefined layout is included to start playing.

 Keep on helping us in our innovation journey. Enjoy the race!


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