The company offers a new real-time data acquisition and control system based on PXI/CompactPCI and LabVIEW RT, the company's easy-to-use graphical programming environment for development and deployment of embedded, real-time applications.
The company offers a new real-time data acquisition and control system based on PXI/CompactPCI and LabVIEW RT, the company's easy-to-use graphical programming environment for development and deployment of embedded, real-time applications. With LabVIEW RT, engineers and scientists can now develop their high-speed data acquisition, control, test, and discrete and process control applications on a standard Windows PC. Then, they simply evoke a pull-down menu command that downloads their applications across an Ethernet network to run deterministically and reliably on a PXI/CompactPCI embedded controller.
Once embedded, LabVIEW RT applications acquire analog and digital I/O through the company's data acquisition and signal conditioning modules plugged into the PXI system chassis. Thereupon, engineers and scientists can easily address their real-time application demands with a rugged, modular PXI platform that offers the widest variety of high-performance data acquisition modules; distributed, real-time execution; and headless operation. Data logging, real-time data acquisition, and analysis applications developed with LabVIEW RT or LabVIEW, remotely handle communication and control of embedded LabVIEW RT applications across Ethernet networks.
The PXI controller designed for LabVIEW RT uses the same National Instruments computer technology used today in PXI systems. Therefore, current PXI system users can transform their existing Windows-based PXI controller into an embedded, real-time engine and achieve reliable, deterministic system performance with a LabVIEW RT upgrade. An embedded PXI controller preinstalled with the LabVIEW RT real-time engine is available as well.
Industry-Standard Simplicity for Real-Time
For nearly 15 years, the company has developed LabVIEW as an easy-to-use, reliable software package for creating computer-based measurement and automation solutions. Today, LabVIEW is the industry-standard graphical programming package used by thousands of engineers and scientists worldwide. Now, through LabVIEW RT, the company is extending the simplicity of LabVIEW graphical programming for widespread development and deployment of real-time applications without requiring in-depth knowledge of real-time techniques or nonstandard computer systems.
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