Measurement interface platforms add embedded processing

National Instruments offers stand-alone processing with its Compact RIO and Compact DAQ platforms. Videos: Concepts behind the platforms, and a demonstration of matching platform with data characteristics.


National Instruments has announced the new stand-alone NI CompactDAQ system, a high-performance embedded measurement and logging platform with a built-in dual-core Intel processor for running data acquisition, online analysis, and logging software. With the new platform, engineers can customize a complete measurement system using LabVIEW or take advantage of over 600 companies in the NI Alliance Partner Network for a custom turnkey data-logging solution.

This new offering parallels NI’s existing companion product, CompactRIO, that is designed to perform similar functions in addition to high-speed, reliable control.

The CompactDAQ system features:

Above: Brett Burger, senior product marketing manager, explains the concepts between the CompactRIO and CompactDAQ platforms.
Below: Jim Schwartz, product marketing engineer, discusses how the two platforms are used in a Smart Car application demonstration.

Edited by Peter Welander,

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