National Instruments Unveils Flagship Products LabVIEW 2013 and NI cRIO-9068 Controller
Bangalore: National Instruments recently hosted NIDays 2013. The event was attended by more than 700 engineers, researchers and scientists and the keynote was delivered by Dr. James Truchard, president, CEO, and cofounder of NI. This conference highlighted the impact of NI technology on solving engineering challenges in India.
NI introduced the latest version of LabVIEW system design software, LabVIEW 2013, that utilizes the most current and powerful technologies to make the design of complex systems more intuitive than ever. LabVIEW 2013 facilitates the management, documentation and debugging of increasingly complex systems. LabVIEW 2013 adds support for the Linux Real-Time OS, giving developers access to dynamic, community-sourced libraries.
NIDays 2013 witnessed participation from NI customers and Alliance Partners across a range of industries including health care, semiconductor, aerospace, automotive, life sciences, robotics and telecommunication. The NI Application of the Year was awarded to the team from VSSC Trivandrum (ISRO), AERO department, for their application titled ‘Development of 1 m Hypersonic wind tunnel Control, Networking, Data acquisition system and graphical display system.’
Addressing the conference, Dr. Truchard said, ‘’It is extremely rewarding to see our Indian customers solve some interesting challenges with NI tools. We’re seeing the idea of ubiquitous computing and real-time systems becoming center stage to the next industrial revolution. We feel like we’ve got the technology that can really help redefine how industry works to continue solving the world’s grand challenges. ‘’
Victor Mieres, Vice President, Emerging Markets, Asia/Rest of World: ‘’NI leads the revolution in the instrumentation field with a software-defined approach to building systems. Being a global organization, NI has some region specific programs including Planet NI. The mission of Planet NI is to empower engineers in emerging countries to achieve sustainable prosperity by providing increased access to NI technology.”