Engineering system design software receives upgrade
National Instruments' LabVIEW 2014 system design software upgrades help users acquire, analyze and visualize data sets and has software specific to automated test, embedded control and monitoring, and hardware-in-the-loop and real-time test. New LabVIEW programming and features are discussed and demonstrated at NIWeek, Aug. 4-7.
National Instruments' (Nasdaq: NATI) LabVIEW 2014 system design software features upgrades to help users acquire, analyze and visualize data sets to make informed decisions fast. LabVIEW 2014 standardizes the way users interact with hardware through reuse of the same code and engineering processes across systems, which scales applications for the future. The programming software saves time and money as technology advances, requirements evolve and time-to-market pressure increases.
LabVIEW 2014 also simplifies purchasing through the LabVIEW suites, which offer relevant, essential LabVIEW add-ons and complementary software specific to automated test, embedded control and monitoring, and hardware-in-the-loop and real-time test. In addition, LabVIEW 2014 provides access to acquisition hardware such as the 4-slot CompactDAQ system and CompactRIO system, software-designed instruments such as the PXI Express 8-channel high-resolution oscilloscope and the software-based VirtualBench all-in-one instrument.
LabVIEW 2014 includes new capabilities to enhance decision making such as:
- DataFinder Federation technology—Users can intuitively search data on a local drive, network or around the world
- New built-in algorithms—A richer deployment of analysis including .m files to NI Linux Real-Time and vision functions to FPGAs
- Data Dashboard for LabVIEW—Users can easily and securely create mobile interfaces to visualize acquired data and make informed decisions on-the-go without the expertise of a mobile developer
LabVIEW also includes 13 user-driven features to optimize coding productivity, expanded online training for LabVIEW RIO applications included with active software service and new tools from the LabVIEW Tools Network. This system provides remote access to LabVIEW applications from desktop or mobile web browsers, without the need for browser plug-ins or a client-side run-time engine.
The company introduced and discussed the additional LabVIEW capabilities as part of its NIWeek conference, Aug. 4-7, in Austin, Texas.
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