National Instruments Aust & NZ News

Addressing efficiency and linearity with a single-ended class AB power amplifier
05.12.2017 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces that a new application note featuring NI AWR Design Environment is available for download.
MWE 2017 exhibition to showcase NI AWR Design Environment
21.11.2017 - National Instruments announces that the NI AWR Design Environment software will be showcased at the Microwave Workshops and Exhibition 2017 in Yokohama.
New videos on leveraging NI Design Environment features on YouTube
05.10.2017 - New videos from National Instruments Aust & NZ can be viewed at AWR.TV within the PA (MMIC) Design and Module Design playlists.
3-stage Doherty amplifier developed with NI AWR software
13.09.2017 - NI AWR Design Environment was chosen for the three-stage Doherty PA design.
Bristol Uni students win IMS PA design competition with NI AWR software
23.05.2017 - Students from the University of Bristol, UK won the 2016 International Microwave Symposium high-efficiency power amplifier (PA) student design contest.
Technical hands-on sessions for NI AWR Software at IMS 2017
22.05.2017 - Attendees at the upcoming IMS 2017 in Honolulu can look forward to a host of technical sessions featuring NI AWR software.
Optimising the OCW coffee can radar design using NI AWR Software
21.05.2017 - A new application note from NI AWR Design Environment describes how the original design of a simple coffee can radar was redesigned using NI AWR Software.
Register for AWR Design Forum (ADF) 2017 Asia Pacific tour
16.05.2017 - Registration is now open for the 2017 Asia Pacific tour of the AWR Design Forum (ADF) featuring NI AWR Design Environment.
NI AWR Design Environment to feature at NIWeek 2017
04.05.2017 - The NI AWR Design Environment will be featured at the upcoming NIWeek 2017 in Austin, TX.
NI AWR software to be showcased at Wireless Technology Park 2017 Tokyo
30.04.2017 - National Instruments announces that the NI AWR software will be featured at NI Booth #10-1-4 at Wireless Technology Park (WTP) 2017, being held in Tokyo.
NI’s new e-learning portal hosting AntSyn training videos
20.04.2017 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces that their e-learning portal is now hosting new training videos on using AntSyn.
NI AWR software helps RF Microtech quickly develop complex UWB filter
17.04.2017 - National Instruments (NI) manufactures innovative hardware and software products for computer-based measurement and automation applications.
Microwave Journal presents ‘Introduction to Radar’ webinar on 18 April
06.04.2017 - National Instruments Aust & NZ (NI) announces a webinar on radar as part of the RF/Microwave Training Webinar Series organised by Microwave Journal.
NI AWR software updates to be showcased in upcoming webinar
29.03.2017 - National Instruments announces that their software, NI AWR Design Environment will be showcased in an upcoming webinar hosted by Microwave Journal.
NI introduces new Intel Xeon-based PXI embedded controller and highest bandwidth chassis
17.03.2015 - National Instruments announces the release of two new industry-leading products, the NI PXIe-8880 embedded controller and the NI PXIe-1085 chassis.
NI releases new PMU hardware platform for Grid Automation System
09.02.2015 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the launch of a new phasor measurement unit (PMU) hardware platform for the NI Grid Automation System.
NI Trend Watch 2015 explores impact of IoT
19.01.2015 - The report examines a range of topics – from the industrialization of the Internet of Things to the growth impact of the maker movement.
NI System on Module helping engineers develop embedded systems faster, with less risk
21.11.2014 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the new NI System on Module (NI SOM) designed to provide the customisability of a SOM.
NI releases rugged compact vision system for USB3 vision cameras
20.11.2014 - National Instruments announces a rugged vision system featuring a quad-core Intel Atom processor and two dedicated USB 3.0 ports for USB3 vision cameras.
NI’s new high-performance microwave vector signal analyser and fast switching continuous wave signal generator
24.10.2014 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has introduced two new instruments designed to address evolving requirements in applications.
NI online condition monitoring solution addresses Big Analogue Data challenges
22.10.2014 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the release of NI InsightCM Enterprise.
NI Technical Symposiums to be held across Australia and New Zealand
15.10.2014 - The Symposiums explore the latest trends and technologies for test, measurement and embedded control.
27 teams prepare for battle at NI robotics competition grand final
24.09.2014 - The Grand Final of the 4th annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition will see 27 student teams from top universities.
Autonomous robotics competition coming to Sydney
18.08.2014 - Young robot designers are preparing their machines to face off in a live autonomous competition.
NI announces new wave of software-designed instruments
12.08.2014 - National Instruments has delivered the power and flexibility of software-designed instrumentation to new instrument types and automated test applications.
NI lowers semiconductor ATE cost with PXI-based test systems
12.08.2014 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the NI Semiconductor Test System (STS) series, the PXI-based automated test systems.
LabVIEW 2014 helps make informed decisions fast
12.08.2014 - The latest LabVIEW 2014 system design software released by National Instruments Aust & NZ features key enhancements.
New CompactRIO software-designed controller simplifies control systems
12.08.2014 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the release of the CompactRIO performance controller.
NI’s rugged CompactDAQ 4-slot controller enhances measurement accuracy, reduces cost
11.08.2014 - National Instruments announces the launch of the CompactDAQ 4-slot controller designed to ensure high accuracy measurements and cost optimised systems.
NI reshapes instrumentation with software-based, all-in-one device
25.06.2014 - National Instruments announces the availability of a unique device that combines five essential instruments in one for use by engineers.
NI opens registration for 2014 LabVIEW Developer Days
30.04.2014 - AUSTRALIAN engineers and scientists who wish to develop and enhance their proficiency and experience with LabVIEW can do so during May 2014.
NI’s next-generation wireless prototyping platform shortens time to results
24.04.2014 - National Instruments introduces an integrated software defined radio solution for rapidly prototyping multichannel wireless communication systems.
National Instruments announces series of RF and Microwave Test and Design roadshow
13.02.2014 - National Instruments has announced a series of technical seminars on RF and Microwave testing and design across Australia and New Zealand in March.
New USB plug and play comes to the NI LabVIEW RIO architecture
21.11.2013 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has added four new boards with USB connectivity to its R Series product family.
National Instruments redesigns from the inside out
21.08.2013 - Close to 4,000 engineers and professionals from around the world gathered at the Austin Convention Center in Texas for NIWeek 2013 - National Instruments' annual graphical system design conference.
Embedded software now helping students design in real time
16.08.2013 - The NI myRIO is a new embedded hardware device from National Instruments Aust & NZ that will help students design real, complex engineering systems more quickly and affordably than before.
NI extends reach of software-designed instrumentation for electronic test
15.08.2013 - National Instruments announced several new additions to its NI LabVIEW RIO architecture, increasing user flexibility and power to meet modern automated test system challenges and reduce the total cost of test.
National Instruments launches new system design software
09.08.2013 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the release of NI LabVIEW 2013, the newest version of its system design software for engineers and scientists.
Students prepare for international robotics competition
15.07.2013 - Engineering and mechatronics students from leading universities across Australia and New Zealand are preparing to face off in the international robotics competition.
NI FlexRIO adapter module family grows to more than 20 members
01.07.2013 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the expansion of the NI FlexRIO product family, built on FPGA-based reconfigurable I/O (RIO) to more than 20 modules.
Optimise automated test systems using programmable power supplies
25.06.2013 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces its newest general purpose programmable power supplies, designed to form the foundation of automated test systems.
Annual National Instruments LabVIEW Developer Days events in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland
17.04.2013 - Registrations are open for the 2013 LabVIEW Developer Days organised by National Instruments Aust & NZ to provide new and existing LabVIEW users.
Competitors for international robotics competition announced
16.04.2013 - The 2013 National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NI ARC) will have more than 20 student teams from leading universities across Australia and New Zealand.
NI’s second vector signal transceiver extends innovative software-designed instrumentation platform
08.03.2013 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces its second vector signal transceiver, the NI PXIe-5645R built on a software-designed architecture that engineers can modify with LabVIEW to meet their specific needs.
New NI VeriStand version adds functionality for mechanical test applications and embedded software validation
07.03.2013 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the release of NI VeriStand 2012, the latest version of its configuration-based software environment with an open, intuitive software interface.
NI PXI digitizer and LabVIEW Jitter Analysis Toolkit increase flexibility and performance for traditional oscilloscope applications
01.02.2013 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the new NI PXIe-5162 digitizer and updates to the LabVIEW Jitter Analysis Toolkit.
NI Instrument Driver Network reaches 10,000 drivers for automating standalone instrumentation
04.12.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces that the NI Instrument Driver Network (IDNet) has reached a new milestone of 10,000 instrument drivers for automating standalone instrumentation.
NI rackmount controller and PXI Express remote controller extend company’s leadership in PXI platform
16.11.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the introduction of NI RMC-8355 rackmount controller and NI PXIe-PCIe8381 PXI Express remote controller.
RF & microwave design and test seminar series hosted by National Instruments and AWR
06.11.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ and AWR are organising a series of half-day seminars designed to update engineers, researchers and technicians on the latest technological advances in the design and test of microwave and RF systems.
National Instruments Oceania announces 2012 Embedded Control and Monitoring Technology Roadshow
15.10.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces open registration for the 2012 NI Embedded Control and Monitoring Technology Roadshow to be held throughout October-November 2012.
GPIB Controller for High Speed USB
09.10.2012 - National Instrument's General Purpose Interface Bus (GPIB) Controller is compatible with over 20 computer platforms or operating systems.
New NI RF vector signal transceiver redefines instrumentation
17.08.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the NI PXIe-5644R RF vector signal transceiver (VST) that represents a new class of software-designed instrumentation.
Top universities in Australia and New Zealand to compete in NI robotics competition
02.07.2012 - Organised by National Instruments Aust & NZ, the Autonomous Robotics Competition final will be held in Melbourne on 21 September.
New connectivity between AWR design environment and NI LabVIEW unifies RF, microwave design and test
22.06.2012 - National Instruments announces new connectivity between NI LabVIEW system design software and the AWR Visual System Simulator software for RF and microwave system design.
C Series engine control modules now available from National Instruments for rapid prototyping
15.06.2012 - National Instruments has released six new Drivven C Series engine control modules designed to provide researchers with modular I/O for interfacing with engines.
NI’s complete guide to building a measurement system
24.05.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has recently released a complimentary 10-part guide designed to help build a measurement system for any measurement application.
NI extends PXI leadership with new chassis that improves system uptime
23.05.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the new NI PXIe-1066DC 18-slot chassis that builds on PXI’s superior system lifetime and flexibility for mission-critical applications.
NI expands SC Express PXI sensor measurement family with new RTD module
22.05.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the release of the new NI PXIe-4357 RTD module, the latest addition to its SC Express sensor measurement family for PXI Express.
First of its kind - National Instruments demonstrates Multicore CompactRIO Controller at NMW 2012
09.05.2012 - Knowledgeable staff from National Instruments demonstrated a series of products at National Manufacturing Week, including the company's new NI CompactRIO controller.
National Instruments releases new wireless gateway for NI CompactRIO
30.04.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has introduced a new wireless gateway and two new measurement nodes that extend the capabilities of the NI wireless sensor network (WSN) platform and illustrate the comp
New PXI switches from National Instruments feature solid state architecture
27.04.2012 - National Instruments has added new PXI/PXIe-2543 solid state RF multiplexers to its product range which are designed to provide a long lasting solution for optimising the routing of RF signals up to 6
National Instruments Oceania announces teams for the 2012 NI Autonomous Robotics Competition
19.04.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has announced the participating teams for the annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition, drawn from some of the top universities and tertiary instituti
NI introduces Multisim 12.0 with specialised editions for circuit design and electronics education
27.03.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces two new editions of NI Multisim 12.0 designed to optimise circuit performance for professionals as well as improve circuits teaching in education.
National Instruments announces partnership with Sydney-based Precision Mechatronics
26.03.2012 - A new partnership between National Instruments and Precision Mechatronics has been announced that will see the two companies working together to provide turnkey solutions for a range of applications.
National Instruments introduces NI single-board RIO embedded devices with multifunction I/O
19.03.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ announces the introduction of four new single-board reconfigurable I/O (RIO) board-level embedded devices featuring a real-time processor, Spartan-6 field-programmable g
National Instruments Releases 2012 Embedded Systems Outlook Report
14.03.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ Embedded Systems Outlook report shares the company’s conclusions about the direction of the embedded systems market.
National Instruments Oceania announces open registrations for professional development conference series across Australia and New Zealand
25.01.2012 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has announced open registration for the 2012 NI Technical Symposiums scheduled to be held across five cities in Australia and New Zealand during February-March 2012.
National Instruments expands high-density switching capabilities for PXI with 8 new relay cards
27.10.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has introduced eight new relay cards to expand its NI SwitchBlock line of high-density switching solutions for PXI systems.
National Instruments announces Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite 2011
24.10.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the latest version of its NI Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite software.
Watchdog Agent Prognostics Toolkit from National Instruments
13.10.2011 - National Instruments releases the Watchdog Agent Prognostics Toolkit for NI LabVIEW system design software for machine prognostics and health management.
National Instruments releases innovative teaching solution for university educators with NI USRP-2920/21 instruments
11.10.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the NI USRP-2920 and NI USRP-2921 instruments designed to deliver a true hands-on learning experience with real-world signals to RF and communications univers
National Instruments introduces seven new models to Smart Camera family
10.10.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has introduced seven new models to its NI Smart Camera family with various colour and high-resolution options.
National Instruments extends leading PXI RF test performance to 14 GHz
08.08.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces a 14 GHz version of its NI PXIe-5665 high-performance RF vector signal analyzers (VSA) that delivers excellent dynamic range and accuracy in a cost-effective
National Instruments expands NI CompactDAQ platform with single-slot chassis
05.08.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the new single-slot NI CompactDAQ chassis that supports wireless, USB and Ethernet buses.
National Instruments announces multicore CompactRIO with Intel Core i7 processor and small NI single board RIO devices
04.08.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has expanded its growing NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) platform with the addition of high performing multicore NI CompactRIO systems and small NI single board RIO devices.
National Instruments Expands High-Performance CAN Communication to NI CompactDAQ and CompactRIO
15.06.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces the NI 9862 C Series high-speed controller area network (CAN) module to the NI-XNET family of high-performance interfaces designed to communicate with embedde
New NI 9862 C Series CAN module from National Instruments makes portable CAN-Based measurement and logging systems possible
14.06.2011 - National Instruments has recently announced the release of the NI 9862 C Series high speed controller area network (CAN) module.
NI Expands FPGA-Enabled NI FlexRIO Family for PXI with Six New I/O Modules
13.06.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ has expanded its NI FlexRIO product line with six new adapter modules featuring FPGA-based reconfigurable I/O to deliver enhanced functionality.
National Instruments Introduces High Performance PXI Digitizers
09.05.2011 - National Instruments introduces a new range of high performance PXI digitizers with high bandwidth to complement the rapidly expanding suite of performance instrumentation available in PXI.
National Instruments Aust & NZ Release New Integrated Chassis and Embedded Controllers
06.05.2011 - The new NI cRIO-9075 and cRIO-9076 integrated chassis and embedded controllers are suitable for embedded control and monitoring applications within the energy, medical and robotics industries.
National Instruments Announces 2011 Green Engineering Grant Program
27.04.2011 - National Instruments announces its 2011 Green Engineering Grant program designed to encourage the development of green energy systems.
National Instruments introduces NI PXIe-5665 RF vector signal analysers
29.03.2011 - National Instruments recently introduced the NI PXIe-5665, a 3.6 GHz RF vector signal analyser (VSA) that delivers quality RF performance in a cost-effective PXI form factor.
National Instruments Expands the NI Wireless Sensor Network Platform
14.03.2011 - National Instruments extends the communication and measurement capabilities of the NI wireless sensor network (WSN) platform with two new products.
National Instruments Introduces Industrial Touch Panel Computers with Intel Atom Processor
15.02.2011 - National Instruments Aust & NZ introduces a new line of industrial touch panel computers based on the 1.33 GHz Intel Atom processor.
National Instruments Introduces New Ethernet Data Acquisition System
03.12.2010 - The new NI CompactDAQ Ethernet data acquisition system introduced by National Instruments Aust & NZ delivers high-speed, distributed sensor measurements in a rugged and compact form factor.
National Instruments Introduces NI TestStand 2010 with Enhanced Test Software Development Tools
02.12.2010 - National Instruments has recently launched a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) test management software for automated validation and production testing applications.
NI PCIe-1430 image acquisition boards available from National Instruments Aust & Nz
02.12.2010 - National Instruments Aust & NZ offers the NI PCIe-1430 image acquisition boards for two base-configuration Camera Links.
National Instruments Extends PXI Software-Defined Instrumentation with Four New NI FlexRIO FPGA Adapter Modules
29.11.2010 - National Instruments introduces four new adapter modules for its NI FlexRIO product family.
National Instruments Introduces PXI Express Data Acquisition Modules for High Speed, Bridge-Based Measurements
27.09.2010 - National Instruments introduces the NI PXIe-4331, the new addition to the NI SC Express family of high-performance data acquisition modules with built-in signal conditioning.
National Instruments Introduces High-Density Switching Solutions to Streamline Automated Test Systems
24.09.2010 - National Instruments has introduced the NI SwitchBlock for PXI, a high-density switching solution featuring an innovative architecture that simplifies connectivity through internal column expansion.
NI VeriStand 2010 offers Customisable Software Environment for Real-Time Testing
23.09.2010 - NI VeriStand 2010 is a ready-to-use software environment from National Instruments Aust & NZ designed for configuring real-time testing applications including hardware-in-the-loop tests.
National Instruments Introduces Fiber Optic Sensor Interrogator for PXI Express
25.08.2010 - National Instruments introduces the NI PXIe-4844 optical sensor interrogator, a two-slot 3U PXI Express module for fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors.
National Instruments Introduces New Ethernet Data Acquisition Platforms
10.08.2010 - National Instruments releases the new Ethernet-based NI CompactDAQ modular data acquisition systems.
NI LabVIEW 2010 Optimises Compiler for Faster Code Execution
04.08.2010 - National Instruments has announced LabVIEW 2010, the latest version of the graphical programming environment for design, test, measurement and control applications.
National Instruments' new interfaces for connecting NI LabVIEW to industrial networks
17.06.2010 - National Instruments has released new interfaces for PROFIBUS, FOUNDATION, Fieldbus and DeviceNet that make it possible to connect to LabVIEW, PACs and embedded systems to existing industrial networks
National Instruments announces module for Camera Link FPGA Image Processing
15.06.2010 - The new NI 1483 Camera Link adaptor module offers a solution for embedding vision and control algorithms directly on FPGAs.
National Instruments introduces PXI Express Quad-Core Controllers featuring Intel Core i7 Processor
27.05.2010 - National Instruments have released the NI PXIe-8133 high-performance embedded controllers, which feature the quad-core Intel Core i7-820QM processor.
National Instruments release new USB-TC01 USB data acquisition device
03.05.2010 - Now available from National Instruments, the NI USB-TC01 is a USB data acquisition device that measures and records temperature data from a thermocouple.
PXI/CompactPCI Backplanes for embedded test and control OEMs introduced by National Instruments Aust & NZ
29.04.2010 - National Instruments now supplies board-level backplanes from all of its industry-leading PXI/CompactPCI and PXI Express chassis for OEMs.
NI FlexRIO product family adds PXI Express capabilities to FPGA-Enabled instruments
18.02.2010 - National Instruments has announced the expansion of its NI FlexRIO product line.
National Instruments introduce LabVIEW Robotics 2009 software
12.02.2010 - National Instruments has announced LabVIEW Robotics 2009, which provides a standard development platform for designing robotic and autonomous control systems.
National Instruments introduces video test solution for multimedia device testing
27.10.2009 - National Instruments introduced NI VideoMASTER 3.0, a new PXI Express-based digital video analyzer for validation and production test of multimedia devices.
National Instruments introduces NI compactDAQ chassis for higher-performance USB data acquisition
06.10.2009 - NI cDAQ-9174 and cDAQ-9178 Chassis Bring Advanced Mixed-Sensor Measurements to New Four- and Eight-Slot Chassis
NI 9144 Deterministic Expansion Chassis from National Instruments
07.09.2009 - National Instruments has announced new field-programmable gate array (FPGA) capabilities for the NI 9144 expansion chassis.
National Instruments Introduces NI VeriStand 2009 Real-Time Testing and Simulation Software
20.08.2009 - National Instruments has announced NI VeriStand 2009, an open, configuration-based software environment for creating real-time testing applications such as hardware-in-the-loop (HIL).
National Instruments and SolidWorks collaborate on a virtual prototyping solution
14.08.2009 - National Instruments and Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp announce their collaboration on a pioneer mechatronics tool that helps mechanical and control engineers work together to lower the cost and r
National Instruments Introduces 200 MHz Digital Instrument and High-Bandwidth Eight-Slot Chassis for Multimedia and Semiconductor Device Testing
29.06.2009 - National Instruments today introduced two new 32-channel PXI Express-based digital instruments and a new eight-slot high-bandwidth PXI Express 3U chassis for advanced automated test applications.
National Instruments and MobileRobots Inc Collaborate on Foundation Technologies for the Robotics Industry
29.06.2009 - National Instruments and MobileRobots Inc Collaborate on Foundation Technologies for the Robotics Industry.
National Instruments unveil GPS simulation toolkit 1.5 for LabVIEW
18.06.2009 - National Instruments have unveiled the GPS simulation toolkit 1.5 for LabVIEW, which is an extension of the graphical system design environment that expands the NI RF platform to provide engineers a c
National Instruments announces New Embedded Vision System for Automated Visual Inspection
11.06.2009 - National Instruments' Embedded Vision System increases inspection speed with multicore processing for multiple cameras.
National Instruments announce open registration for 2009 NI technical symposiums
21.04.2009 - National Instruments have announced open registration for the 2009 NI technical symposiums, an annual professional development series of conferences that reaches 33 countries and 41 cities around the world. Engineers can attend technical presentation
NI WLS-9421 and WLS-9472 Wi-Fi DAQ devices available from National Instruments
07.04.2009 - National Instruments have announced six new wireless and Ethernet data acquisition modules and two ingress protection (IP) enclosures for remote monitoring and control in harsh environments. The new modules combine high-voltage digital I/O and IEEE 8
National Instruments introduce 15 embedded I/O modules for NI Single-Board RIO embedded control and data acquisition devices
03.04.2009 - National Instruments have introduced a new suite of I/O modules for expanding the measurement communication capabilities of NI Single-Board RIO embedded control and data acquisition devices.
NI cRIO-9022 controllers available from National Instruments
03.03.2009 - National Instruments have announced a new suite of prototyping hardware to lower development time and costs. The new CompactRIO controller and Five FPGA-based chassis are suitable for prototyping rene
National Instruments introduce NI PXI-8110 embedded controllers
27.02.2009 - National Instruments have introduced the NI PXI-8110 embedded controller, which is a 3U quad-core embedded controller for PXI systems. The NI PXI-8110 embedded controller features a 2.26 GHz Intel Core2 Quad processor Q9100, up to 4 GB 800 MHz DDR2 R
NI LabVIEW unit test framework and LabVIEW desktop execution trace toolkits available from National Instruments
26.02.2009 - National Instruments have announced the NI LabVIEW unit test framework and LabVIEW desktop execution trace toolkits, which are new software engineering tools for the LabVIEW graphical development environment. This coincides with the release of NI Req
National Instruments announce software and training grant programmes for medical device development
25.02.2009 - National Instruments Aust & NZ have announced that they will continue their investment to further medical device development by offering software and training grants in 2009.
National Instruments donate industry tools to student teams in Green Automotive Engineering Competition
06.02.2009 - National Instruments have announced their contribution as a platinum sponsor for EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge, a new collegiate vehicle engineering competition for which students will reengineer a 2009
National Instruments release NI USB-4432 portable bus-powered dynamic signal acquisition module
04.02.2009 - National Instruments have announced the release of new NI analysis and signal processing tools for noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), machine condition monitoring and audio test applications.
National Instruments releases upgraded version of graphical system design software
04.09.2008 - National Instruments have released LabVIEW 8.6, a new version of the graphical system design software platform for control and testing of embedded system development.
CEA selects National Instruments’ structural health monitoring solution
28.07.2008 - National Instruments has announced that the China Earthquake Administration (CEA), the well-known governmental body managing the country’s earthquake preparedness and disaster mitigation, selected a structural health monitoring (SHM) solution develop
National Instruments introduces NI GPS Toolkit for LabVIEW
18.07.2008 - National Instruments has released NI GPS Toolkit for LabVIEW, an extension of the graphical system design environment that expands the NI RF PXI platform to include multi-satellite GPS signal simulation. Using NI LabVIEW software to create waveforms
National Instruments unveils NI 8234 dual gigabit Ethernet interface for PXI Express
15.07.2008 - National Instruments has released a high-performance dual gigabit Ethernet interface for PXI Express. The NI 8234 module offers two gigabit Ethernet ports with up to 1000 Mb/s transfer speeds per port for high-performance machine vision and dedicated
National Instruments releases integrated measurement and automation software
18.06.2008 - National Instruments has released Measurement Studio 8.5 to add test and measurement functionality to the new Microsoft development environment with a complete set of .NET class libraries, tools and NI data acquisition driver support for Microsoft Vi
National Instruments introduces Compact FieldPoint controllers
13.06.2008 - National Instruments has released three new Compact FieldPoint controllers that deliver increased performance, higher processor speed and significantly improved Ethernet throughput.
National Instruments introduces USB digital I/O device
14.04.2008 - National Instruments has introduced NI USB-6509, a bus-powered, portable, USB digital I/O device for acquiring data in a broad range of applications.
National Instruments releases PXI source measure unit and high density PXI switches
12.02.2008 - National Instruments has released PXI source measure unit (SMU) and high density PXI switches.
National Instruments unveils USB Digitizers and Digital Multimeter
08.02.2008 - National Instruments has announced the release of the NI USB-5132/5133 digitizers and the NI USB-4065 6½-digit Digital Multimeter (DMM).
NI Smart Cameras for industrial environment from National Instruments
06.02.2008 - National Instruments has launched the NI 1722 and NI 1742 Smart Cameras to provide engineers and scientists with performance systems.
National Instruments introduces sound and vibration tools for data acquisition and analysis
21.01.2008 - National Instruments has released NI Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite Version 6.0 and a new 16-channel data acquisition module for sound and vibration, the NI PXI-4495.
National Instruments releases server-class controllers for PXI systems
21.01.2008 - National Instruments announced the release of the NI 8352 and NI 8353 server-class controllers for use in PXI or PXI Express systems.
National Instruments releases new CompactRIO Systems for high-volume machines and devices
07.01.2008 - National Instruments has released the new NI cRIO-9072 and cRIO-9074 CompactRIO systems that give engineers and machine builders an ideal solution for rapidly deploying industrial machines at high vol
National Instruments and Emona Instruments release new add-on telecommunications board
19.12.2007 - National Instruments and Emona Instruments, a National Instruments Alliance Partner are working together to help educators teach students analogue and digital communication fundamentals with the release of a new add-on telecommunications board.
National Instruments releases LabVIEW SignalExpress 2.5 measurement software
29.10.2007 - National Instruments has released LabVIEW SignalExpress 2.5, an interactive measurement software that simplifies the acquisition, analysis and presentation of data from hundreds of data acquisition devices and instruments.
National Instruments introduces PXI Express system timing controller
22.10.2007 - National Instruments has announced the latest additions to NI timing tools including the PXI Express timing and synchronization controller and a PXI module that synchronizes PXI systems over GPS, Inter-Range Instrumentation Group (IRIG) and IEEE 1588
NI introduces USB data acquisition devices with 80 I/O channels
25.09.2007 - National Instruments has introduced 80-channel USB data acquisition devices, new BNC USB M series devices and a new USB-9237 C Series module.
National Instruments releases new RF vector signal generator
21.09.2007 - National Instruments has released NI PXIe-5672, an RF vector signal generator that delivers signal generation from 250 kHz to 2.7 GHz, 20 MHz of instantaneous bandwidth and real-time data streaming at up to 25 MS/s.
National Instruments extends LabVIEW 8.5 graphical system design platform
20.09.2007 - National Instruments has announced the extension of the NI LabVIEW 8.5 graphical system design platform to new embedded targets with the release of the NI LabVIEW embedded module for ADI Blackfin processors 2.5 and the LabVIEW microprocessor SDK (Sof
PC-based modular I/O platform available from National Instruments
19.09.2007 - The PXI Systems Alliance has announced the 10th anniversary of the PXI (PCI extensions for instrumentation) specification, the PC-based modular I/O platform for test, measurement and control systems.
LabVIEW 8.5 Multicore Processors from National Instruments
15.08.2007 - National Instruments released LabVIEW 8.5, the latest version of the graphical system design platform for test, control and embedded system development.
National Instruments introduces new range of PXI products
13.08.2007 - Engineers can use the new National Instruments PXI products to sustain high data streaming rates than ever before possible with an industry standard test and measurement platform.
National Instruments unveils 6½-Digit Multimeter for PXI
23.07.2007 - National Instruments has expanded its low-cost digital multimeter offering with the NI PXI-4065, a new 6½-digit multimeter for PXI.
Freightliner selects National Instruments LabVIEW and PXI to Verify Truck Assembly
20.07.2007 - Freightliner LLC, a leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America, selected NI LabVIEW software and NI PXI-based hardware to replace a VME-based proprietary solution for verifying electrical assembly on its new line of heavy-duty trucks.
National Instruments launches PXI Express high-speed modular instruments
21.05.2007 - National Instruments has launched PXI Express high-speed instruments as well as the 18-slot PXI Express chassis.
National Instruments targets Wind River VxWorks
01.05.2007 - National Instruments has extended the NI LabVIEW graphical programming environment to target the Wind River VxWorks real time operating system (RTOS), which has been deployed in more than 350m devices worldwide including the new National Instruments
National Instruments and Analog Devices release LabVIEW Embedded Module
30.04.2007 - National Instruments and Analog Devices have released of the NI LabVIEW Embedded Module for ADI Blackfin Processors 2.0, an extension of the LabVIEW graphical development environment that directly targets ADI Blackfin processors.
National Instruments unveils LabVIEW SignalExpress
27.04.2007 - National Instruments has unveiled LabVIEW SignalExpress, an extension of the popular LabVIEW graphical system design platform, for acquiring, analysing and presenting data without programming.
New high performance real-time controller for NI CompactRIO platform
26.04.2007 - National Instruments, Freescale Semiconductor and Wind River are working together to help engineers simplify embedded design, including industrial control and monitoring, with the release of the new high performance, real-time controller for the NI C
National Instruments introduces interactive sound and vibration analysis software
12.04.2007 - National Instruments has released the NI Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite Version 5.0, the new interactive sound and vibration analysis software that includes the NI Sound and Vibration Assistant.
National Instruments expands academic site license
12.04.2007 - National Instruments (NI) has expanded its academic site license to better address the needs of professors, researchers and students through university departments, colleges and campuses.
Mindready and NI release Universal Radio Tester
30.03.2007 - Mindready has released a software-defined radio toolkit, the Universal Radio Tester (URT) Version 3.0.
NI Multisim and Ultiboard integrates electronics design and test
22.03.2007 - National Instruments has released Multisim 10.0 and Ultiboard 10.0, the new versions of its interactive Spice simulation and circuit analysis software used for schematic capture, interactive simulation, board layout and integrated testing.
LabVIEW SignalExpress released by National Instruments
21.03.2007 - National Instruments has extended its LabVIEW graphical system design platform with the release of LabVIEW SignalExpress, interactive measurement software which simplifies data logging, instrument control and academic instruction.
New modules for NI CompactDAQ from National Instruments
20.03.2007 - National Instruments has tripled the number of I/O modules available for NI CompactDAQ, adding several new key measurements and capabilities to the USB-based modular data acquisition system.
National Instruments releases NI LabWindows/CVI 8.1 Real-Time Module
02.03.2007 - National Instruments has released NI LabWindows/CVI 8.1 Real-Time Module, an extension to the proven ANSI C development environment that makes it easy for engineers to create and deploy reliable and deterministic applications to dedicated real-time h
National Instruments launches PXI Embedded Controllers built on the Dual-Core Intel Core 2 Duo processor
01.03.2007 - National Instruments (NI) has launched a series of PXI, PXI Express and PXI real-time embedded controllers based on the 2.16 GHz dual-core Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7400. The NI PXI-8106 and NI PXIe-8106 controllers deliver a performance improvem
National Instruments releases NI SoftMotion Development
27.02.2007 - National Instruments has released the latest version of the NI SoftMotion Development Module for LabVIEW
NI USB-6221 and USB-6229 DAQ devices from National Instruments
16.01.2007 - National Instruments has released two new high-performance M Series multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) devices for USB.
National Instruments releases USB modules
12.01.2007 - National Instruments has released its first USB modules for high-speed and low-speed/fault-tolerant Controller Area Network (CAN) and Local Interconnect Network (LIN) monitoring, logging and testing, combining the quality and performance of NI CAN so
NI introduces 12-inch HMI for LabVIEW touch panel module
12.01.2007 - National Instruments has released NI TPC-2012. The new 12-inch touch panel computer works with the National Instruments LabVIEW 8.20 touch panel module.
National Instruments releases NI DIAdem 10.1 software
07.12.2006 - National Instruments has released NI DIAdem 10.1, the new version of the interactive software for inspecting, analysing and reporting test data.
NI cRIO-9012 controller released
09.11.2006 - National Instruments has released NI cRIO-9012 high-performance, real-time controller in collaboration with Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL, FSL.B) and Wind River (Nasdaq: WIND).
Joint iniative to develop synthetic instrument
05.10.2006 - BAE Systems, National Instruments, and Phase Matrix have announced a joint initiative to develop a PXI Express-based synthetic instrument for military and commercial RF and microwave applications.
CAN connectivity for automotive applications
12.09.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has released a new CAN communication module for the CompactRIO platform. The new NI 9852 module provides direct connectivity to low-speed/fault-tolerant CAN networks, and is a powerful addition to the high-speed CAN connectivity
National Instruments invites leaders, experts to Graphical System Design Summit
01.09.2006 - National Instruments welcomes thought leaders and technical experts from industry and academia, including General Motors, Xilinx and UC Berkeley, to the Graphical System Design Summit
Twelve new data acquisition devices
17.08.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced 12 new isolated M and S Series multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) devices. These devices combine the safety of isolation with the high-performance timing, amplification and calibration technologies of existing M S
LabVIEW toolkit for LEGO
14.08.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the NI LabVIEW Toolkit for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT. With the new toolkit, LabVIEW users can create and download VIs to operate and control the MINDSTORMS NXT robotics platform.
Integrated PXI chassis and controller
14.08.2006 - ENGINEERS now can create a new PXI system at a significant cost savings compared to previous systems using the National Instruments PXI-1033 chassis with an integrated MXI-Express remote controller.
High-bandwidth digitiser/oscilloscope
11.08.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the NI PXI-5152 general-purpose digitiser/oscilloscope, which extends the company's digitiser offering to 2GS/s by providing a 1GS/s real-time sampling rate on two simultaneous channels or 2GS/s on one channel.
Low test cost eight-channel digitiser
31.07.2006 - THE new NI PXI-5105 eight-channel digitiser from National Intsruments is the lowest price-per-channel high-speed data acquisition product in its class, which offers a cost-effective alternative to sys
Award-winning condition monitoring system at alumina refinery
21.07.2006 - Comalco Alumina Refinery won a Highly Commended trophy and certificate in the Mining, Aggregates & Cement Category, PACE Zenith Awards 2006, for its charge pump condition monitoring system.
National Instruments becomes RoHS compliant
20.07.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the release of several products that now comply with the NI Hazardous Substances Reduction initiative, furthering the company's commitment to meeting high environmental standards.
Virginia Tech wins hybrid vehicle competition
20.07.2006 - VIRGINIA Tech triumphed over students from top engineering universities last week for their designs for environmentally friendly crossover sports utility vehicles (SUVs) at the second annual Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainable Mobility competition.
Innovative electronics test projects to be recognised
19.06.2006 - The finalists for the Best Application of Test or Data Acquisition Equipment category of the 2006 EDN Innovation Awards have been selected.
PCI version of high dynamic range digitiser
07.06.2006 - DESIGN and test engineers can use the new PCI version of the National Instruments (NI) PXI-5922 flexible-resolution digitiser, also known as a PC-based oscilloscope, to make a wide range of dynamic measurements.
Measurement Studio adds complete support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
05.06.2006 - National Instruments today announced the release of Measurement Studio 8, a comprehensive suite of class libraries and controls for acquiring, analyzing and presenting data in applications built using
NI Releases Industry's Highest Performance USB Multifunction Data Acquisition Devices
17.05.2006 - National Instruments today released its first M Series data acquisition (DAQ) devices for the USB bus - two new external DAQ devices that offer up to 32 analogue input channels and data acquisition rates of up to 1.25 MS/s. The NI USB-6251 and USB-62
NI Bolsters Machine Vision Leadership with Adoption of GigE Vision Standard
17.05.2006 - National Instruments extends its machine vision market leadership by today announcing its adoption of the new Automated Imaging Association (AIA) standard for Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) Vision. A longtime leader in end-user vision systems, NI now adds s
Ethernet-based I/O expansion devices
11.04.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced two new Ethernet- and serial-based NI Compact FieldPoint network interfaces that engineers and scientists can use to expand the I/O in any PC or programmable automation controller (PAC).
Programmable power supply for PXI
28.03.2006 - ENGINEERS can now source voltage or current with high accuracy from a single PXI slot with the new National Instruments PXI-4110 programmable dc power supply. The new power supply exceeds the accuracy of other PXI power supplies with high-resolution
NI product raft broadens user scope
16.03.2006 - National Instruments has introduced over 200 new products over the past year, delegates to NI Technical Symposium 2006, held this month in Sydney, were told.
Comprehensive machine vision software suite
24.01.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the NI Vision 8 Development Module, a comprehensive suite of vision software tools that engineers, integrators and machine builders can use to improve system efficiency and save money by increasing quality control in
NI wins Best in Test
23.01.2006 - EDITORS from Test & Measurement World magazine recently named National Instruments’ PXI-5922 flexible-resolution digitiser as a Best in Test winner and finalist for the Test Product of the Year in the publication's 2006 Best in Test awards.
Ethernet/LAN and USB instrument drivers
23.01.2006 - ENGINEERS and scientists can now use new National Instruments’ LabVIEW instrument drivers to control a wide range of instruments through the standard connectivity of Ethernet/LAN and USB. Instrument drivers to control LeCroy's latest line of high-per
Virtual instrumentation tools for Linux
16.01.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments (NI) has introduced its newest virtual instrumentation tools for Linux operating systems, including NI-DAQmx 8 driver software and new instrument drivers for modular instruments. These innovative products triple the number of NI
Texas students explore ocean depths
13.01.2006 - Nearly 30 student teams created robots to explore the ocean depths for the second annual Central Texas FIRST LEGO League Tournament last month. National Instruments, the NI Foundation, Kealing Middle School and AISD teamed up to bring this competitio
USB device for I2C and SPI communication
09.01.2006 - NATIONAL Instruments has released a new USB device for use with inter-integrated circuit (I2C) and serial peripheral interface (SPI) communication devices. Engineers and scientists can use the new NI
New line of HMIs for LabVIEW
29.11.2005 - ENGINEERS and scientists now can use National Instruments’ new flat-panel touch-screen, touch-panel computer and panel PC human machine interfaces (HMIs) with the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment to develop user interfaces.
NI Modular Instruments and PXI to build medical device test system
21.11.2005 - SANMINA-SCI has selected PXI modular instruments and test management software from National Instruments to develop an FDA-approved production tester for testing and calibrating medical devices that measure blood glucose levels.
PCI Express frame grabbers extended
15.11.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments’ new PCIe-1430 image acquisition board ensures engineers and scientists can now use a single board to acquire images from two independent base-configuration Camera Link cameras. Using PCI Express, the NI PCIe-1430 board can acqui
LabWindows/CVI 8.0 speeds test execution and deployment
14.11.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the NI LabWindows/CVI Version 8.0, the proven ANSI C development environment for test and automation. This latest version continues to build upon the software's 17-ye
ExpressCard-GPIB controller for portable instrument control
26.10.2005 - ENGINEERS can now use National Instruments’ (NI) ExpressCard-GPIB controller for high-speed instrument control on a laptop computer. The new controller is the latest NI product for portable GPIB contr
NI test system improves test time
26.10.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced that Microsoft selected an NI LabVIEW and PXI-based test solution for its Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system controllers. The virtual instrumentation solut
LabVIEW simulation interface toolkit
26.10.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the NI LabVIEW simulation interface toolkit 3.0, the latest version of the company's software that gives control system design and test engineers a seamless link bet
New tools in NI-DAQmx and NI LabVIEW 8
11.10.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the latest version of NI-DAQmx, its powerful data acquisition (DAQ) driver software and the core of its measurement services software shipped with each piece of NI multifunction DAQ hardware. With NI-DAQmx 8 driver s
LabVIEW 8 features distributed intelligence
10.10.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has launched LabVIEW 8, a major upgrade to the LabVIEW graphical development platform that improves the productivity of engineers and scientists in design, control and test. This upgrade introduces distributed intelligence - a po
Increase bandwidth with NI’s PXI switch modules
27.09.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments’ four new 26.5GHz PXI switch modules and the latest version of the company's NI Switch Executive switch management software for PXI-based RF and microwave test applications are now available. The switches, combined with the new p
Multiplexer and DMM/Switch Express VI for data-logging
21.09.2005 - ENGINEERS can now use National Instruments’ PXI-2527 300 V, 32-channel multiplexer along with the new DMM/Switch Express VI to ease development for data-logging and high-channel-count functional test
Digital waveform generator/analysers ideal for military
20.09.2005 - AUTOMATED test engineers and designers now can use National Instruments’ 400Mb/s and 200Mb/s digital waveform generator/analysers to interface to low-voltage differential signalling (LVDS) devices with desktop PCs. Using LVDS, engineers can transfer
Universal Serial Bus (USB): big strides in measurement and automation
09.09.2005 - Although initially designed to connect peripheral devices such as keyboards and mice to PCs, the Universal Serial Bus (USB) has proven useful for measurement and automation.
Industry's first PCI Express multifunction DAQ devices
31.08.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has introduced the industry's first PC-based multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) devices for PCI Express. The new NI PCIe-6251 and NI PCIe-6259 DAQ combine the high-performance PCI Express bus with the technology advancements of
Six-slot PXI chassis for remote control applications
30.08.2005 - ENGINEERS can now use the first-ever National Instruments’ six-slot PXI chassis for low-cost remote control and portable real-time control. For remote control, a PC, server or workstation controls the
Interfaces deliver direct laptop control of PXI/CompactPCI
30.08.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments (NI) has introduced the industry's first products for laptop control of PXI/CompactPCI. Engineers can now directly control a PXI/CompactPCI system from a laptop computer using new NI ExpressCard MXI and PCMCIA CardBus interfaces.
DAQ deliver simultaneous sampling rates up to 3MS/s
30.08.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments (NI) has released four new simultaneous-sampling S series data acquisition (DAQ) devices for the PCI bus - the NI PCI-6133, NI PCI-6132, NI PCI-6123 and NI PCI-6122. These devices raise the performance of PC-based instrumentation
What you need to know about PCI Express
25.08.2005 - Read about the PCI Express bus and how National Instruments has adopted PCI Express for PC-based measurement and automation hardware and software.
National Instruments big on progress
25.08.2005 - National Instruments kicked off its recent technology conference, NIWeek 2005, in Austin, Texas, USA with major product introductions.
Going places with the Express
25.08.2005 - Enabling new applications with PXI Express: 6 GByte/s of backplane bandwidth with backwards compatibility
Embedded technology for Blackfin Processors
22.08.2005 - ANALOG Devices Inc. and National Instruments have announced the availability of the beta version of the NI LabVIEW Embedded Module for ADI Blackfin Processors. This device provides design engineers ea
MXI-Express delivers PCI Express control
19.08.2005 - ENGINEERS can now use National Instruments’ MXI-Express kits for PCI Express control of PXI and CompactPCI systems. PCI Express, an evolution of the PCI bus, is the next-generation PC I/O bus offered as a standard option on most new PCs. With 250 MB/
ADIsimADC converter integrated with SignalExpress
19.08.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced it now integrates Analog Devices' ADIsimADC analog-to-digital converter (ADC) modeling software with NI SignalExpress to provide engineers with a virtual benchtop for device simulation and evaluation. Simulating and
Measurement and calibration toolkit
15.08.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the ECU measurement and calibration toolkit that extends National Instruments LabVIEW, NI LabWindows/CVI, and Microsoft C/C++ development environments to support meas
LabVIEW advanced signal processing toolkit
12.08.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the NI LabVIEW Advanced Signal Processing Toolkit Version 7.5, a suite of easy-to-use, palette-based tools, example programs and utilities that extends the LabVIEW graphical development environment with measurement-
Reconfigurable image acquisition board
08.08.2005 - ENGINEERS building machine vision systems now can trigger and synchronise multiple IEEE 1394 (FireWire) cameras without requiring additional digital I/O or custom circuitry using the new National Instruments PCI-8254R image acquisition board.
LabVIEW compatible tools network
05.08.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the NI LabVIEW Tools Network, the industry's largest source for information on LabVIEW add-on and connectivity tools. Through this portal, NI LabVIEW users have access to thousands of tools compatible with LabVIEW.
NI controllers increase real-time performance
25.07.2005 - ENGINEERS can use two new National Instruments RT PXI embedded controllers to increase their real-time control rates and data-streaming throughput. The NI PXI-8196 RT controller is one of the highest-performance real-time controllers available.
Device for sound and vibration measurements
25.07.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released a small, rugged dynamic signal analyser (DSA) built on NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) hardware. The new cRIO-4408 DSA is a 24-bit, eight-channel data acquisition device for making high-accuracy sound and vibration measu
In-vehicle data acquisition controller
21.07.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has introduced the new controller area network (CAN) interface module for its NI CompactRIO platform. The NI 9853 module is a two-port, high-speed CAN interface that combines with NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) technology to deliver
LabVIEW aids Formula 1 dynamometer design
22.06.2005 - Engineers at Computer Controlled Solutions (CCS) used the LabVIEW graphical development environment along with National Instruments’ data acquisition and motion control products to build a dynamometer designed specifically for testing calipers and br
Controller communicates with IEEE 1394
22.06.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments’ LabVIEW graphical development environment can be used to create powerful distributed motion applications with the NI SoftMotion Controller for Copley CANopen and ORMEC IEEE 1394 intelligent drives.
ZigBee, Wi-Fi test and analysis solutions
22.06.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments collaborates with software providers to deliver complete RF/communications test and analysis solutions based on modular hardware and software. To test compliance of IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN (ZigBee) and IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi) applications
LabVIEW module with DSP programming tools
23.05.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the new NI LabVIEW DSP Module, which includes tools for designing, implementing and analysing DSP-based algorithms and systems. The new LabVIEW DSP Module extends the LabVIEW graphical development environment to emb
National Instruments hosts Robolab Mania!
19.05.2005 - Nearly 500 students from nine Central Texas school districts and all grade levels gathered with friends and families to display their original LEGO robotic creations at the fifth annual National Instruments Robolab Mania! last Saturday at NI Corporat
USB-enabled plug-and-play switching
13.05.2005 - AUTOMATED test engineers now can significantly reduce switch system hardware setup time with the new National Instruments USB switch mainframes, which introduce plug-and-play switch control to the SCXI platform.
Free data-logging software
27.04.2005 - THE National Instruments measurement services software for Windows 2000/XP shipped with plug-in data acquisition (DAQ) devices now includes free VI Logger Lite data-logging software, an additional tool engineers can use to get their applications up a
Low-priced USB digital I/O device
27.04.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced its lowest-priced USB digital I/O device with the new NI USB-6501, a full-speed USB 2.0 device ideal for research, academia and lab automation applications. Priced at $US95, the new device includes 24 digital I/O li
PXI controllers with Gigabit Ethernet
27.04.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced two new PXI controllers, the NI PXI-8195 and NI PXI-8196, which are the industry's first controllers to use the Mobile Intel 915GM Express chipset. In addition, the PXI-8196 is the first embedded controller to use t
High-speed USB to GPIB controller
27.04.2005 - ENGINEERS and scientists now can use the latest USB standard, USB 2.0 high-speed, to control GPIB instruments at transfer rates of up to 8MB/s (64Mb/s). The new National Instruments GPIB-USB-HS, the i
NI tools save auto company $US13 million
26.04.2005 - Visteon Corp, one of the world's largest suppliers of automotive systems and components, has adopted NI products including PXI modular instruments, TestStand test management software, LabWindows/CVI and NI-IMAQ vision software to reduce delivery time
LabView speeds Lego toys to market
30.03.2005 - TOY maker Lego has selected National Instrument's LabVIEW graphical development environment and NI PCI-based data acquisition boards in its quality assurance department to test and optimise the lifeti
Portable DAQ system for USB
23.03.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced two new versions of the NI DAQPad-6015, a plug-and-play, multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) device for USB. Engineers and scientists can use NI SCC signal conditioning devices to measure a wide range of sensor and
Triple speed automation controllers
18.03.2005 - ENGINEERS and scientists building processing-intensive control applications now can triple their processing performance with a new family of Compact FieldPoint controllers from National Instruments. The new cFP-2100 controllers include a 200MHz Penti
Free LabVIEW VI toolkit plug-in
16.03.2005 - ENGINEERS and scientists now can download the free National Instruments analyser toolkit plug-in to save time testing and creating quality, native NI LabVIEW plug-and-play source code drivers. The new tool automates the process of verifying that ins
PXI multimeter measures from pA to kV
07.03.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the PXI-4071 FlexDMM, a multifunction device with a 7 1/2-digit (26-bit) digital multimeter and an 1.8MS/s isolated digitiser. It offers fast, accurate voltage measurements from ±10nV to ±1000V and resistance measure
First-ever automation developers forum
04.03.2005 - Engineers, managers and machine builders designing control and measurement systems will benefit from the insight of leading industry experts as part of the first-ever Automation Developers Forum.
EDN Awards deadline extended
03.03.2005 - EDN - The Design Magazine of the Electronics Industry, has extended the deadline for entry to its Innovation Awards until 11 March 2005.
Digital filter design toolkit
02.03.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the NI LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit Version 7.5. It includes tools for modelling and creating software-based digital filters as well as LabVIEW FPGA and C code generation capabilities for chip-level implemen
VI on National dial
23.02.2005 - From mid February to early March, National Instruments held its annual series of virtual instrumentation conferences on the latest developments in computer-based and networked measurements.
Remote controller for VXI systems
21.02.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released its fastest remote controller option for message-based VXI systems. Engineers can use the new NI VXI-USB interface module to link any desktop or notebook computer directly to the VXIbus using the universal serial bus
LVDS digital waveform generator/analysers
21.02.2005 - AUTOMATED test engineers now can use National Instruments new 400 and 200Mb/s digital waveform generator/analysers to interface to low-voltage differential signaling (LVDS) devices using the PXI platf
Low-cost arbitrary waveform generator
18.02.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released a new low-cost, 100MS/s, 14-bit arbitrary waveform generator for PXI and PCI, expanding its line of signal generators that includes the 100MS/s, 16-bit NI 5421 and the 200MS/s, 16-bit PXI-5422 arbitrary waveform gene
PXI saves 30 percent on missile test
18.02.2005 - US plane maker Boeing says that by switching to PXI-based data acquisition and National Instruments LabView test software it reduced the cost of testing one vehicle-based missile defence project by ar
LabVIEW selected for missile system test
17.02.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced that Boeing selected an NI LabVIEW- and PXI-based solution for acquisition of vehicle launch environments on the ground-based midcourse defence system vehicle flight test program.
Camera Link image acquisition boards
17.02.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced several new image acquisition boards for machine vision and scientific imaging, including the new NI PCI-1426 low-cost image acquisition board for base-configuration Camera Link cameras.
Motion prototyping software
07.02.2005 - MACHINE builders and OEMs now can use National Instruments’ Motion Assistant Version 1.2 to interactively prototype motion control applications and convert their projects into ready-to-run code in C or NI LabVIEW.
200MS/s 12-Bit digitiser
02.02.2005 - National Instruments has released the NI PCI-5124, a PCI version of its 12-bit, 200MS/s PXI-based digitiser.
Eight-port serial boards
01.02.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments today announced two new eight-port serial boards that achieve data rates up to 2Mb/s and incorporate NI-Mite ASIC technology.
Development module provides hundreds of vision tools
28.01.2005 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the NI Vision 7.1 Development Module, with hundreds of vision tools for engineers and scientists using NI LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, C/C++ or Visual Basic to create applications that inspect, align, identify and measur
Six new NI embedded system modules
21.12.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced six new modules that expand the I/O capabilities of the NI CompactRIO reconfigurable embedded platform for industrial vibration monitoring and control. With the new modules, engineers now can perform high-fidelity a
Improved image quality with NI LabVIEW
20.12.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced that Eastman Kodak uses the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment and NI Vision software to perform image quality analysis for a variety of Kodak products, including digital cameras, printers and scanners.
Five low-cost digital I/O boards
17.12.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced five new digital I/O boards that offer ease of use and deterministic performance at a low cost, for industrial measurement and control and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) applications.
Measurement and automation catalogue
15.12.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the Measurement and Automation Catalogue 2005, a leading resource for engineers and scientists seeking innovative virtual instrumentation software and hardware. Redesigned to make product information more readily acc
Programming tool for graphical environment
09.12.2004 - AUTOMOTIVE engineers now can use the new FlexRay library for LabVIEW from National Instruments to quickly and easily test devices on a FlexRay communications network.
Free online evaluation of LabVIEW 7.1
26.11.2004 - ENGINEERS and scientists now can quickly and easily explore the latest version of the National Instruments LabVIEW 7.1 graphical development environment without downloading or installing any software. The new NI LabVIEW online evaluation is a free We
Two new PXI embedded controllers
25.11.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced two new PXI real-time controllers for programmable automation controller (PAC) and deterministic data acquisition and control design applications. These new controllers, combined with the NI LabVIEW real-time module
Supporting Australian innovation
25.11.2004 - Electronics News profiles the sponsors of the EDN Innovation Awards.
Development environment extended
24.11.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced a suite of control design and simulation tools that extends the LabVIEW graphical development environment to the design, implementation and testing of control systems.
DAC added to virtual instrumentation suite
19.11.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has added an M series data acquisition (DAQ) device to its Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite (ELVIS). It can be used to teach engineering, physical science and biological science principles.
Strain measurement modules
17.11.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the SCXI-1521 and SCXI-1521B strain measurement modules.
PCI Express image acquisition board
26.10.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released a PCI Express image acquisition board for high-throughput vision applications.
Four-channel module 24-bit data acquisition
26.10.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released the PXI-4462 data acquisition (DAQ) module. It allows high-channel-count audio and vibration analysis applications to be performed faster and with more accuracy.
Rack-mount controllers
20.10.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released PXI and VXI rack-mount controllers.
Entry-level LabVIEW certification
19.10.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released an entry-level certification and an online preparation tool for professionals and students wanting to assess their proficiency in the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment.
AEEMA endorses Innovation Awards
14.10.2004 - EDN’s Innovation Awards have received endorsement from the Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (AEEMA).
AEEMA endorses Innovation Awards
13.10.2004 - EDN’s Innovation Awards have received endorsement from the Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (AEEMA).
Linux systems data acquisition driver
12.10.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced NI-DAQmx Base, an open Linux driver and programming interface for NI E Series multifunction data acquisition devices, NI DIO-96 digital I/O devices, and new low-cost
Celebrating Australian excellence
12.10.2004 - Electronics News proudly announces the EDN Innovation Awards.
All in a week’s work
07.10.2004 - Engineers come to NI Week because they trust the company to build on its reputation for quality hardware and software products that will enable them to get ahead of their own competition.
PCI Express-based GPIB controller
28.09.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released a GPIB controller for PCI Express. The PCIe-GPIB controller allows users to take advantage of the latest PC technology to control instruments through PCI Express.
Controller area network technology for PDAs
27.09.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released driver software that delivers controller area network (CAN) technology to PDAs.
Instrument drivers for gas and liquid chromatographs
17.09.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments and Agilent Technologies have announced a joint initiative to create NI-certified LabVIEW instrument drivers for control of Agilent gas and liquid chromatographs.
LabVIEW delivers real-time to DeviceNet
16.09.2004 - MACHINE control designers and factory automation engineers now can incorporate the benefits of real-time technology into DeviceNet applications with the latest version of National Instruments NI-DNET driver software.
Fastest embedded PXI controller
16.09.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the industry's highest-performance 3U PXI embedded controller. The NI PXI-8187 controller features a 2.5GHz Intel Pentium 4-M processor and up to 1GB of double data rate SDRAM (DDR-SDRAM).
Suite of class libraries and controls
06.09.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released Measurement Studio 7.1, a suite of class libraries and controls for acquiring, analysing and presenting data in applications built using Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.
Software development environment
06.09.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released LabWindows/CVI 7.1, the latest upgrade of the ANSI C development environment. It introduces expanded integration with the NI software platform, increased design-time and run-time productivity and new user interface c
Analytical Instrument Drivers for LabVIEW
06.09.2004 - ANALYTICAL instrument vendors recently teamed up with National Instruments to offer driver software that integrate their instruments with the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment for life science lab and research applications.
New version of TestStand software
27.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced NI TestStand 3.1 test management software, which delivers increased software reuse and test development productivity for design and test integration. NI TestStand 3.1 includes LabVIEW Express technology and LabVIEW
High performance multifunction DMM
27.08.2004 - THE new National Instruments high-performance, multifunction NI PXI-4072 FlexDMM gives engineers the functionality of three common instruments in a single-slot 3U PXI module - a 6½-digit multimeter, an LCR (inductance and capacitance) meter and a 1.8
Switch management tool improves performance
27.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced NI Switch Executive 2.0, the latest version of its switch management software that abstracts low level switch configuration by providing a system-level switch programming interface to test applications.
LabVIEW goes embedded with CompactRIO
19.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced CompactRIO, an ultra high-performance embedded control and acquisition platform powered by reconfigurable I/O (RIO) technology for advanced applications where small size and reliability are crucial.
New software connects design and test
19.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced NI SignalExpress, an interactive software environment for acquiring, comparing, automating, testing and storing measurement signals. With SignalExpress, engineers now can use virtual instrumentation on the benchtop
Next generation multifunction DAQs
19.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the next generation of multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) products based on the newly designed NI-STC 2 system controller chip and NI-PGIA 2 amplifier technology. The new NI M Series multifunction DAQ devices offe
PXI digital waveform generator/analysers
18.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced two new PXI digital waveform generator/analysers for common logic families. The new PXI modules are ideal for interfacing to high-pin-count digital ICs and electronics in a variety of industries including semiconduc
Universal controller area network products
18.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has expanded its controller area network (CAN) product line with the new PCI-CAN/XS software-selectable board for multiple transceiver access and the PCI-CAN/SW board for communication with single wire devices.
New USB data acquisition devices
13.08.2004 - ENGINEERS and scientists now can access the high-quality measurement capabilities of National Instruments data acquisition (DAQ) hardware as easily as plugging a USB cable into a computer.
Simultaneous-sampling DAQ devices
12.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced four new data acquisition devices that offer simultaneous sampling and improved measurement accuracy at a lower cost per channel. Engineers can use the NI PXI-6132, NI PXI-6133 and the NI PCI/PXI-6143 high-density D
Analogue modules for industrial applications
12.08.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced four new Compact FieldPoint and FieldPoint analogue modules that deliver high-channel-count analogue inputs with 16-bit resolution and combination analogue input and output.
High density PXI switch module
06.07.2004 - AUTOMATED test engineers can now create ultra high density switch systems in a single PXI chassis, by using the high density PXI switch module from National Instruments combined with NI Switch Executive switch management software.
Four PCI motion controller boards
24.06.2004 - FACTORY automation engineers and machine builders now can choose from four National Instruments high-performance motion controller boards for PCI-based integrated motion data acquisition applications. The NI PCI-7350 series boards offer stepper and s
New LabVIEW driver standards
15.06.2004 - THE National Instruments LabVIEW Instrument Driver Advisory Board has released updated standards for the development of certified, plug-and-play LabVIEW instrument drivers, to simplify development of certified LabVIEW instrument drivers.
Eight high-performance serial interfaces
15.06.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced eight new RS232/485 serial interfaces that deliver advanced features such as flexible baud rates up to 1Mb/s and universal PCI, hyperthreading and multiprocessor support.
Digital I/O devices
08.06.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released six optically isolated digital I/O devices for applications in discrete, batch, and process automation.
LabVIEW support for sensor standard
19.05.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments and global leading sensor manufacturers are collaborating to support the IEEE 1451.4 standard for smart sensors by adopting the new transducer electronic data sheet (TEDS) library for NI LabVIEW 7.1 to read and write sensor infor
Graphical development products
19.05.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released LabVIEW 7.1 graphical development product.
Low noise PXI chassis
10.05.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced two new quiet, high-performance four-slot and eight-slot PXI chassis with reduced acoustic noise emissions for office, laboratory and educational environments. The four-slot NI PXI-1031 chassis offers sound pressure
Latest measurement services technology
10.05.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced NI-DAQmx 7.2, the newest version of its measurement services software that offers advanced functionality improvements compared to basic data acquisition drivers. Engineers can use NI-DAQmx to save substantial config
High-resolution digitiser
29.04.2004 - ABB has selected National Instruments’ 100 MS/s NI PXI-5122 high-resolution digitiser, NI LabVIEW 7 Express graphical development environment, and MXI-3 interface link to improve the measurement accuracy of its high-voltage surge arrester test system
Industry-first 24-bit I/O PXI module
29.04.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the NI PXI-4461, the industry's first 24-bit analogue input/output data acquisition module for the PXI platform. With the release of this module, engineers now can simultaneously generate and acquire high-accuracy d
PXI switch modules
29.04.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has released three general-purpose PXI switch modules to maximise relay density in a single PXI chassis. This allows reduced system costs and smaller test system footprints.
Virtual instrument demonstrations at PACEX
08.04.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments will be conducting demonstrations at PACEX stand, highlighting key products such as LabVIEW 7 Express, National Instruments DAQ, PXI, IMAQ Vision, and Compact FieldPoint. LabVIEW is a software tool for designing test, measurement
PCI control extended to latest servers
10.03.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced MXI-4, a high-speed serial interface link compatible with the latest PCI standards commonly found in high-performance servers and workstations. With MXI-4, engineers can combine PXI-based modular instrumentation wit
Free measurement and control design CD
09.03.2004 - ENGINEERS can use the new National Instruments Measurement and Control Designer 2004 CD to select the best software and hardware for their test, measurement and industrial control applications. The CD interfaces with an online advisor at
Motion control for Linux, VxWorks platforms
09.03.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the new Motion Hardware Driver Development Kit. Engineers who were once limited to developing motion control applications on the Windows platform now can use the kit to create embedded motion systems in varied platf
National Instruments cuts prices 10%-15%
23.01.2004 - THE continuing climb of the Australian dollar has enabled National Instruments to reduce prices on all product lines by 10-15% in Australia and New Zealand.
Compact analogue I/O modules
15.01.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced Key Energy Services has selected the new NI Compact FieldPoint analogue I/O module for collecting oilfield data and performing embedded control on a fleet of oil well service rigs.
TPS intergration in TestStand 3
15.01.2004 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced TYX PAWS ATLAS test program set (TPS) integration in TestStand 3.0 to protect major investments in existing military and aerospace test systems around the world. The TestStand 3.0 PAWS ATLAS interface features the a
LabVIEW instrument driver standards
17.12.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the establishment of the LabVIEW Instrument Driver Advisory Board to guide the architectural and development standards of instrument connectivity and instrument drivers for NI LabVIEW users.
Digital multimeter for PCI bus measurement
17.12.2003 - ENGINEERS can dramatically reduce the time it takes to make accurate measurements on the PCI bus with National Instruments full-featured 61/2-digit digital multimeter (DMM), the new NI PCI-4070 FlexDMM.
Application code analyser toolkit
17.12.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the VI Analyser Toolkit, a new LabVIEW add-on that quickly analyses LabVIEW VIs to identify design flaws and recommend improvements.
Ethernet motion control for PXI/CompactPCI
02.12.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced several new motion control products for industrial applications, including NI-Motion 6.0 driver software that delivers Ethernet-based distributed motion control and data acquisition integration for industrial measur
Mixed-signal PXI instruments
02.12.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has released a suite of 100MS/s PXI instruments that provides flexibility and good system performance for rapid prototyping and test of mixed-signal devices and systems.
PXI chassis for triggering and synchronising signals
10.11.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments new software-configurable 18-slot PXI chassis can be used to programmatically configure precise timing and synchronisation signals between modular instruments.
Measurement studio instrument driver
10.11.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments new measurement studio instrument driver .NET wizard instantly converts existing VXI Plug & Play, IVI or legacy instrument drivers to native Microsoft Visual C# .NET or Visual Basic .NET drivers, protecting time and money investe
Free thermocouple calibration software
28.10.2003 - ENGINEERS now can download free thermocouple calibration software from National Instruments to improve the accuracy of all thermocouple measurements.
Transceiver-selectable board hardware
28.10.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has expanded its family of CAN hardware to include the NI PXI-8464 software-selectable interface for multiple transceiver access and the NI PXI-8463 single-wire CAN interface.
FieldBus high-speed Ethernet linking devices
28.10.2003 - PROCESS industrial engineers can extend plant-wide controls to include Ethernet capabilities with National Instruments’ new FBUS-HSE/H1 Fieldbus high-speed Ethernet (HSE) linking device.
LabVIEW sound and vibration toolkits
24.09.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced two new versions of LabVIEW toolkits that give engineers the complete set of tools they need to perform simple and complex measurements for sound and vibration applications.
Control design and simulation software
18.09.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced MATRIXx 6.3, the company's first release of the control design and simulation software suite it acquired in January. MATRIXx 6.3 delivers long-awaited updates and enhancements and is the initial step in National Ins
Toolkit simplifies design validation
18.09.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the LabVIEW DSP Test Integration Toolkit 2.0, a LabVIEW add-on that integrates with Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio (CCStudio) Development Tools. This toolkit simplifies debugging and validation of code execu
NI approved calibration centre
07.02.2003 - NATIONAL Instruments hardware can now be calibrated through NewTek Support, an approved calibration centre for NI products in Australia. Because of this, NI customers in Australia can eliminate costly shipping charges and delays by locally calibratin
Online community unites LabVIEW users
24.10.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments has launched LabVIEW Zone, a comprehensive online community for LabVIEW developers, on Through LabVIEW Zone, LabVIEW users worldwide can share code and application solutions, network with other users, and access a wide ra
Fieldpoint module tolerates harsh environments
15.10.2002 - ENGINEERS can decrease power consumption and lower temperature-induced errors with the National Instruments FP-1601 distributed I/O Ethernet module. The FP-1601 communication module connects FieldPoint I/O to a PC controller using standard 10BaseT/10
Development tools for smart sensors
11.10.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the TEDS LabVIEW library and the NI Plug & Play Sensors Development Kit, two new development tools that engineers can use to quickly and easily integrate IEEE P1451.4 smart TEDS analogue sensors into their computer-
NI unveils Plug and Play Sensors program
26.09.2002 - National Instruments has set up a collaborative program with 12 sensor vendors aimed at gaining widespread adoption of intelligent sensors used to automatically calibrate data input in test systems. named in top ten
29.08.2002 - National Instruments has again ranked in the top ten for best customer support websites, the US-based Association for Support Professionals (ASP) has said.
Full-featured DMM and isolated digitiser
21.08.2002 - ENGINEERS can dramatically reduce the time it takes to make accurate measurements with National Instruments PXI-4070 FlexDMM - a full-featured 6½-digit digital multimeter (DMM) in a single-slot 3U PXI module. The FlexDMM delivers the accuracy of a 6½
NI and Tektronix join forces
14.08.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments and Tektronix have announced a cooperative effort that maximises productivity by delivering NI LabVIEW software preinstalled on the Tektronix open Windows oscilloscopes. Beginning in September, Tektronix open Windows oscilloscope
Memory expansion increases data logging performance
13.08.2002 - ENGINEERS now can perform advanced data logging applications while benefiting from advanced control and signal processing capabilities of the National Instruments new FP-2015 real-time control module. With expanded nonvolatile Flash memory of 512MB,
Standardisation ensures product compatibility
06.08.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced a cooperative effort with leading manufacturers of industrial positioning products to speed development of computer-based motion control systems through a new level of software and hardware integration.
Linux takeup stalls on cost issues
30.07.2002 - Expectations by users that drivers and software developed for Linux should be free like the operating system itself are stalling a wider take-up of the system, National Instruments has said.
High speed USB serial converters
25.06.2002 - ENGINEERS can seamlessly connect to existing serial instruments using widespread USB technology with two new high-speed USB serial converters from National Instruments. The serial converters expand NI's extensive instrument control enabling users to
Combine Ethernet, USB and PCI on same system
04.06.2002 - ENGINEERS can now take advantage of NI-488.2 Version 2.0 for Windows 2000/XP/Me/98, which combines Ethernet, USB, and PCI under the same driver software. With this software, they can install and use National Instruments PCI-GPIB, GPIB-USB-A, and GPIB
Configure a switch system in seconds
30.05.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced NI Switch Advisor, an online configuration tool on that helps engineers select the best switching solution for their specific applications. Available 24 hours a day, NI Switch Advisor guides engineers through
Japanese version of vision software
30.04.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments IMAQ Vision Builder 6.0 is now available in Japanese. With this localised release, Japanese-speaking engineers can use the rapid development tool to accelerate development of machine vision applications in their native language.
First open switch management software
17.04.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced NI Switch Executive, the market's first open switch management software. With NI Switch Executive, manufacturing test engineers lower the cost of testing by reducing switch configuration maintenance and improving te
Custom DAQ designer CD for free
12.04.2002 - National Instruments free DAQ Designer 2002 CD takes users through a step-by-step configurator to select the best software and hardware products for their custom DAQ systems.
Simplified instrument firmware development
12.04.2002 - Development time can be shortened when writing bus-independent firmware for ANSI/IEEE Standard 488.2 devices with the latest version of National Instruments’ NI-Device software.
FireWire data acquisition device
20.03.2002 - National Instruments has extended its high-performance 16-bit NI 6052E data acquisition (DAQ) family to portable applications with the introduction of the DAQPad-6052E for IEEE 1394. This device uses the NI E Series data acquisition hardware architec
Real-time controllers speed performance
14.03.2002 - ENGINEERS can create high-speed real-time systems capable of executing control loops up to 40kHz with National Instruments' fastest RT Series PXI embedded controllers to date - the NI 8176 RT and the NI 8175 RT.
USB 2.0 compliance testing software
21.02.2002 - THE USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has entered into an agreement with National Instruments that makes NI TestStand the standard test management software for ensuring computer peripherals comply with new USB 2.0 technology.
NI test integrates boundary-scan
20.02.2002 - JTAG Technologies has developed a new software interface that extends National Instruments’ test capabilities to include boundary-scan, offering engineers a single, low-cost platform for test.
Footing slips on ladder logic
06.02.2002 - Has National Instruments struck upon a technology bigger than even it realises? Perhaps.
Simplified historical data management
06.02.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the newest version of Lookout, the market's easy to use HMI/SCADA software. Lookout 5.0 features enhanced historical data viewing and management capabilities, delivering a better way to present, archive, and organis
NI product named in ‘Best Test’ awards
23.01.2002 - EDITORS of Test & Measurement World have selected National Instruments TestStand 2.0 as a Best in Test 2002 recipient and as a finalist for Test Product of the Year 2002.
Fast multifunction I/O device for PCI
22.01.2002 - NATIONAL Instruments has extended its simultaneous sampling multifunction I/O family with the introduction of its highest bandwidth PCI data acquisition (DAQ) device, the 12-bit NI PCI-6115 simultaneous sampling multifunction I/O device delivering di
Strain gauge module takes reliable measurements
13.12.2001 - ENGINEERS can take reliable, distributed strain measurements with the industrial FP-SG-140 strain gauge module, the latest addition to National Instruments FieldPoint distributed I/O product family. With 16-bit resolution, the FP-SG-140 is designed f
Off-line analysis and reporting software
01.11.2001 - Researchers and engineers who analyse and report measurement data can now save time by using the latest version of DIAdem, according to National Instruments.
Motion software eases integration
23.10.2001 - TEXT-based programmers can quickly and accurately integrate motion into measurement applications created with Measurement Studio, a complete set of measurement tools that complements popular programming languages.
High resolution frequency domain digitiser
16.10.2001 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced its widest band, highest resolution digitiser available for frequency domain measurements on the industry-standard PXI/CompactPCI measurement platform.
Low-cost controllers for real-time PXI systems
26.09.2001 - WITH National Instruments' PXI-8140 RT Series controllers and LabVIEW Real-Time 6i, engineers can develop real-time PXI systems for a fraction of the cost of a typical PXI system.
High-precision audio and vibration measurement
25.09.2001 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced its highest channel count, most accurate, audio and vibration measurement device for desktop computers - the NI 4472 for PCI.
Low-channel options for industrial monitoring
25.09.2001 - ENGINEERS have a new option for connecting 2, 3, and 4-wire resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) to their measurement and automation systems with two new modules for the National Instruments FieldPoint distributed I/O system.
High speed embedded controllers
18.09.2001 - NATIONAL Instruments has announced the fastest, highest-performance 3U embedded controllers on the market for PXI/CompactPCI -- the NI 8171 Series.
Measurement software delivers more power
04.09.2001 - PROGRAMMERS can expand their measurement capabilities in LabWindows/CVI, Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual C++, with National Instruments latest release of Measurement Studio, a set of measurement tools that complements the text-based languages progr
Connectivity options
18.01.2001 - Engineers can connect to industrial devices that require voltage input, count pulses of sinking devices, and monitor quadrature encoders with three new National Instruments FieldPoint modules for monitoring and controlling industrial applications. Th
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