NI Alliance Partner Specialty Information

An Alliance Partner specialty distinguishes your company as a proven expert with a specific NI product platform. Silver, Gold, and Platinum Alliance Partners can apply to receive a specialty. By obtaining an NI specialty, you:

  • Differentiate yourself from the hundreds of other companies in the NI Alliance Partner Network
  • Obtain greater visibility in front of NI customers
  • Are integrated into the marketing strategy of a particular NI product platform
  • Gain recognition as an expert with an NI product platform

NI Education Specialty

The Education Specialty gives your company additional credibility in the education market. It helps you differentiate your company from other Alliance Partners and obtain greater visibility with NI customers. You are recognized as the educational expert by customers looking for customized courseware, lab material, and lab systems integration using NI teaching technologies like LabVIEW, NI Multisim, the NI Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite (NI ELVIS), and NI myDAQ.

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NI Embedded Specialty

The Embedded Specialty recognizes partners with proven success in designing medium- to large-scale embedded control and monitoring applications. They design applications that require deterministic closed-loop control and ensure that these designs are maximized for performance and reliability. With Certified LabVIEW Embedded Developers on staff, these partners have demonstrated architect-level proficiency with LabVIEW software and the LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA modules. This specialty identifies experts for customers looking to extend and customize NI hardware enabled by the LabVIEW reconfigurable I/O (RIO) architecture including CompactRIO, Single-Board RIO, and FlexRIO.

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NI Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Specialty

The Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Specialty recognizes partners with specialized skills and domain knowledge to provide HIL solutions and services to industry leading companies in areas such as automotive, aerospace, and power systems. These partners drive standardization of common hardware and software component HIL systems by leveraging National Instruments Platforms and Architectures. Customers can have high confidence that our HIL specialty partners will help them choose the best COTS and custom solutions in order to fully satisfy even the most demanding application requirements, including hardware and software integration as well as electronic design and embedded solutions.

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NI RF and Wireless Specialty

The RF and Wireless Specialty distinguishes your company as an expert in radio frequencies and wireless design, validation, automated test, and high-frequency measurements. It establishes that your company uses NI RF signal generators, analyzers, software toolkits, and other mixed-signal instrumentation and demonstrates expertise in designing medium to large RF and wireless systems. Customers see your company as a partner for building fast, flexible, and accurate RF and wireless test systems based on the NI modular software-defined architecture of RF products, NI LabVIEW software, and NI FlexRIO.

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NI Vision Specialty

The Vision Specialty distinguishes your company as an expert in software development, integration, or consulting services. It says you understand system-level solutions for vision applications and can specify and integrate all of the necessary system components, including cameras, illumination, optics, image processing software, and image acquisition hardware. The specialty includes partners with experience in a range of industries, including consumer goods, food and beverage, pharmaceutics, robotics, electronics, automotive, semiconductor, and medical imaging.

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