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Software

Software manages, analyzes, and reports test data.

With sensor data mapping for 3D CAD models, DIAdem 11.0 facilitates visualization of high-channel-count systems. Users can map data acquired from sensors to any virtual reality modeling language or STL file format CAD model to gain clearer understanding of measurement or simulation data. Software enables global teams to share data by providing automatic conversion and scaling of engineering unit...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

BAE Systems, National Instruments and Phase Matrix Inc. Introduce 26.5 GHz PXI Synthetic Instrument

BAE Systems, National Instruments and Phase Matrix Inc. Introduce 26.5 GHz PXI Synthetic Instrument New RF/Microwave Downconverter Modules Developed for Use in Commercial and Military Applications SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 8, 2008 -- AUTOTESTCON -- BAE Systems, National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI) and Phase Matrix Inc. today announced the availability of a next-generation, 26.5 GHz synthetic instrument...

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Optics & Photonics

Machine Vision Cameras feature DSP coprocessors.

NI smart cameras feature NI Vision Builder for Automated Inspection, an interactive software environment for configuring and deploying machine vision applications without programming. Powered by 533 MHz PowerPC, model NI 1744 has image sensor that acquires images up to 1.3 megapixels (1,280 x 1,024). Model NI 1762 offers 720 MHz DSP coprocessor alongside 533 MHz PowerPC, and has 640 x 480...

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Software brings advanced control to applications.

With NI LabVIEW v8.6, users can implement control logic with function blocks based on IED 61131-3, and program NI FPGA-enabled PACs with Scan Mode. LabVIEW Web services lets users connect to control systems through thin client user interfaces, while NI Distributed System Manager assists users in setting up and debugging control systems.

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Software accelerates remote monitoring and control.

Adding test and measurement functionality to Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, Measurement Studio v8.5 includes ASP.NET AJAX-compatible user interface controls and network variable communication functions, enabling engineers to create responsive Web pages to be viewed from Web-enabled devices such as PDAs and smartphones. Engineers can create, discover, and browse to network variables; detect...

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Software

Testing Software features multicore processor support.

Helping engineers develop test systems, NI TestStand v4.1 includes instrument resource profiler offering graphical representation of test system execution and statistics on instrument resource use. For large system development, it provides hierarchical view of sequences that illustrates all sequences calls in system. Program can be used with NI Switch Executive v3.0, which has graphical interface...

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Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Prototyping System facilitates project-based learning.

Based on NI LabVIEW graphical system design software, NI ELVIS II features 12 USB plug-and-play instruments including oscilloscope, function generator, variable power supply, and isolated digital multimeter. Educators and students can use Multisim 10.1 with NI ELVIS II to seamlessly switch between simulated and acquired data, overlay simulated and measured data in same instrument, and use single...

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Controls & Controllers

Interface Module suits machine vision and instrument control.

Offering 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports with up to 1,000 Mb/s transfer speeds per port, NI 8234 features x4 PCI Express interconnect, providing up to 1 Gb/s bandwidth for real-time data streaming from single PXI Express slot. Compatible with GigE Vision camera interface for machine vision applications, NI 8234 delivers high-speed image transmission for standard cabling at distances up to 100 m. Module...

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Software

Software Toolkit enables testing of GPS receivers.

Expanding NI RF PXI platform to include multi-satellite GPS signal simulation, NI GPS Toolkit for LabVIEW enables engineers to use simulated and recorded GPS waveforms for receiver design validation and verification. Program uses NI LabVIEW software to create waveforms that simulate up to 12 satellites, allowing engineers to test receiver characteristics such as sensitivity, time to first fix,...

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