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Smarter Embedded Designs, Faster Deployment

National Instruments makes a positive impact by doing what it does best—applying engineering expertise to critical societal issues and equipping engineers with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation, and discovery. NI’s graphical system design approach provides an integrated software and hardware platform that simplifies the development of any system that needs measurement and control.

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NI announces CEO transition plan, appoints Alex Davern new CEO

National Instruments (NI) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Alex Davern, age 49, to serve as Chief Executive Officer and President of National Instruments, effective January 1, 2017. Davern will succeed Dr. James Truchard, age 73, who has served as the Chief Executive Officer of NI since the company’s founding in 1976. Dr. […]

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NI Increases Test System Customizability With Turnkey HIL Simulators

New HIL Simulators reduce development and test risk without compromising needed flexibility by building on open, commercial off-the-shelf platforms. NI, announced turnkey HIL Simulators built on an open, modular architecture to help automotive and aerospace embedded software testers maintain quality while handling the demands of shortened schedules, constantly changing test requirements and reduced manpower.  NI […]

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NI Brings Semiconductor ATE Digital Capability to PXI

Digital instrument delivers hardware and software features needed for smarter semiconductor test system development. NI, announced the NI PXIe-6570 digital pattern instrument and NI Digital Pattern Editor. This product frees manufacturers of RFICs, power management ICs, MEMS devices and mixed-signal ICs from the closed architectures of conventional semiconductor automated test equipment.  The requirements of the […]

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Join the Digital Energy Revolution

The need for an intelligent power grid that offers accurate, robust information and two-way communication is becoming a reality. Digital technologies are enabling better power quality measurements and system health diagnostics, while distributed intelligent control is allowing the grid to localize faults. This webcast series presents the technologies enabling innovations. Register now.


Smart Machine Webcast Series

This webcast series highlights the fast-changing world of adaptive, self-healing machines. Learn how you can stay ahead of the competition and discover new technologies and techniques to optimize your machine design. View webcasts on demand.


DAQ Series: Podcast: miniSystems for Engineering Excellence

In this DAQ Series, we discuss how DAQs are scaled down for educational purposes. National Instruments is dedicated to teaching engineering fundamentals beyond theory and mathematical applications. Listen Now

Featured White Paper

Understanding a Key Trend in Embedded System Design

As embedded applications grow in complexity, hardware architectures and embedded system design tools must evolve to address increasingly demanding requirements and minimize design time. System designers are migrating to computing architectures featuring multiple distinct processing elements, heterogeneous architectures, to provide a more optimal balance between throughput, latency, flexibility, cost, and other factors. Learn more about this key trend in embedded systems design.

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