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Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

System-on-Module accelerates embedded design.

July 22, 2014

Combining Xilinx Zynq All Programmable SoC with supporting components such as memory on PCB, NI SOM is shipped with complete middleware solution to remove time and risk associated with developing embedded OS, custom software drivers, and other common software components. Linux-based RTOS gives design teams access to extensive community of applications and IP. With CompactRIO, design teams can quickly prototype applications and then deploy them with same code used for prototyping. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

All-in-One Instrument suits circuit debugging and validation.

June 24, 2014

Featuring 10 x 7.5 x 2.9 in. benchtop design, VirtualBench integrates mixed-signal oscilloscope, function generator, digital multimeter, programmable DC power supply, and digital I/O. Users interact with VirtualBench through software applications that run on PCs or iPads. In addition to wireless connectivity, system offers consolidated view of multiple instruments, visualization on large multitouch display, and quick functionality to save data and screenshots. Read More

Software

Simulation App facilitates circuit design.

June 16, 2014

Available for iPad, Multisim Touch offers analysis tools in tablet environment with library of RLC components, transistors, op amps, and other foundational electronic devices using SPICE simulation models. Users can build circuits from anywhere with multitouch gestures and verify them with DC, AC, transient, and interactive simulation. As part of complete Multisim solution, app lets users export via Dropbox™ or email back to desktop version of Multisim to share or incorporate designs with others. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Wireless Prototyping Platform leverages LabVIEW RIO architecture.

April 25, 2014

As integrated SDR solution for prototyping multichannel wireless communication systems, USRP RIO combines 2 x 2 MIMO RF transceiver, capable of transmitting and receiving signals from 50 MHz to 6 GHz, with open LabVIEW programmable FPGA architecture. Functionality enables prototyping of real-time systems and testing under real-world conditions. Offering graphical design approach, this 1U half wide, 19 in. rack mountable platform features Xilinx Kintex-7 Series FPGA and PCIe connection.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vector Signal Transceiver features 200 MHz RF bandwidth.

March 5, 2014

Combining vector signal analyzer with vector signal generator and user-programmable FPGA, NI PXIe-5646R is suitable for testing wireless standards such as IEEE 802.11ac, 160 MHz WLAN, and LTE Advanced. Engineers can use open software design of transceiver to develop channel emulation systems, radio prototyping, and custom real-time signal processing for spectrum analysis. Built on NI LabVIEW RIO architecture, NI PXIe-5646R offers 200 MHz of complex bandwidth via sample rate of 250 MS/s. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Source Measurement Unit supports measurement rates to 1.8 MS/s.

March 4, 2014

With pulsing capability up to 500 W and current measurement sensitivity down to 100 fA, NI PXIe-4139 source measure unit (SMU) offers up to 17 SMU channels in 4U 19 in. rack space and enables engineers and scientists to test range of devices with one instrument. NI SourceAdapt technology helps engineers produce optimal SMU response to any load by customizing SMU control loop. Measurements rate reduces test time and enables capture of transient device behavior without external scope.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Software Defined Radios feature Kintex-7 FPGA.

February 11, 2014

Available in desktop or rack-mountable half-wide 1U form factor, Model USRP X300 uses XC7K325T Kintex-7 FPGA, while Model USRP X310 is based on larger XC7K410T Kintex-7 FPGA. Both combine 2 RF transceivers covering DC-6 GHz with up to 120 MHz bandwidth. Both feature multiple high-speed interface options, including PCI Express, dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and dual 1 Gigabit Ethernet. SDR solutions help system designers create prototypes, develop complex systems, and accelerate wireless research. Read More

Software

Software Development Tools supports automated data analysis.

November 21, 2013

Used for real-time testing applications development, NI VeriStand 2013 offers configuration-based software environment with open, intuitive interface; real-time execution rates; and LabVIEW Model Interface Toolkit. Provided common test framework is capable of spanning entire embedded software development process with test component reuse for consistency across each phase. Direct integration with NI DIAdem data management software provides automated postprocessing and report generation. Read More

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