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National Instruments, or NI (NASDAQ: NATI), is a producer of automated test equipment and virtual instrumentation software. Their software products include LabVIEW, a graphical development environment, and LabWindows/CVI, which provides VI tools for C. Their hardware products include VXI, VMEbus, and PXI frames and modules, as well as interfaces for GPIB, I²C, and other industrial automation standards. Common applications include data acquisition, instrument control and machine vision. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (950x596, 324 KB) Summary Subject: National Instruments campus Photographer: User:Nv8200p Date: November 17, 2005 Location: Austin, Texas Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (950x596, 324 KB) Summary Subject: National Instruments campus Photographer: User:Nv8200p Date: November 17, 2005 Location: Austin, Texas Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of... Flag Seal Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Geographical characteristics Area 669. ... NASDAQ (originally an acronym for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations ) is a U.S. electronic stock exchange. ... Automatic test equipment is any automated device that is used to test printed circuit boards, integrated circuits, or any other related electronic components or modules. ... Virtual Instrumentation is the use of customizable software and modular measurement hardware to create user-defined measurement systems, called virtual instruments. ... LabVIEW (short for Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Engineering Workbench) is a platform and development environment for a visual programming language from National Instruments. ... LabWindows/CVI (CVI is short for C for Virtual Instrumentation) is an event-driven, ANSI C programming environment developed by National Instruments. ... Wikibooks has a book on the topic of C Programming The C programming language (often, just C) is a general-purpose, procedural, imperative computer programming language developed in the early 1970s by Dennis Ritchie for use on the Unix operating system. ... The VXI bus architecture is an open standard platform for automated test based upon VMEbus. ... VMEbus is a computer bus standard originally developed for the Motorola 68000 line of CPUs, but later widely used for many applications and standardized by the IEC as ANSI/IEEE 1014-1987. ... PCI eXtensions for Instrumentation (PXI) is a modular instrumentation platform originally introduced in 1997 by National Instruments. ... The Hewlett-Packard Instrument Bus (HP-IB), is a short-range digital communications cable standard developed by Hewlett-Packard (HP) in the 1970s for connecting electronic test and measurement devices (e. ... I²C is a serial computer bus invented by Philips that is used to attach low-speed peripherals to a motherboard, embedded system, or cellphone. ... Automation (ancient Greek: = self dictated) or industrial automation or numerical control is the use of control systems (e. ... Data acquisition is the sampling of the real world to generate data that can be manipulated by a computer. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Machine vision (MV) is the application of computer vision to industry and manufacturing. ...


Electronics Workbench Inc., a subsidiary of National Instruments, produces MultiSIM, an electrical circuit analysis program. The program was once titled as Electronics Workbench. The National Instruments Campus in Austin, Texas National Instruments NASDAQ: NATI is a producer of virtual instrumentation software. ... MultiSIM is a schematic capture program that features build in electronics simulation based on Berkeleys SPICE. The program is created by a company named Electronics Workbench. ...


Founded in 1976 by Dr. James Truchard, Bill Nowlin and Jeff Kodosky and headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has over 3,400 employees and direct operations in 41 countries. In 2003, the company sold products to more than 25,000 companies in 90 countries with revenues of $426 million. For seven years in a row (2000-2006), Fortune magazine named National Instruments one of the 100 best companies to work for in America. Flag Seal Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Geographical characteristics Area 669. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2004 Fortune 500 issue The magazine Fortune was founded by Time Magazine co-founder Henry Luce in 1930 at the outset of the Great Depression. ...


See also

LabVIEW (short for Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Engineering Workbench) is a platform and development environment for a visual programming language from National Instruments. ... LabWindows/CVI (CVI is short for C for Virtual Instrumentation) is an event-driven, ANSI C programming environment developed by National Instruments. ...

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