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Data Acquisition (DAQ) Software

National Instruments, a leader in PC-based data acquisition, offers a complete family of proven data acquisition hardware devices and powerful, easy-to-use software that extends to many languages, buses, and operating systems.

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Data Acquisition Driver Software Options

NI-DAQmx Driver and Measurement Services Software

NI-DAQmx, a high-performance, multithreaded driver for Windows and Linux®, is at the heart of NI measurement services software. Additional measurement services include Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX), DAQ Assistant, and LabVIEW SignalExpress LE.


Data Acquisition Application Development Environments

LabVIEW Development Systems

LabVIEW, an open, standard environment for measurement and automation, provides an easy-to-use graphical development language for quickly building your data acquisition applications.

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LabVIEW SignalExpress

Quickly acquire, analyze, and present data from hundreds of data acquisition devices and instruments, without programming, using LabVIEW SignalExpress.

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If you prefer ANSI C development, LabWindows/CVI includes a large set of built-in run-time libraries for data acquisition, analysis, and user interface design for C developers.

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Measurement Studio

For Visual Studio application development, including Visual C# .NET, Visual Basic .NET, Visual Basic 6.0, and Visual C++, Measurement Studio is a suite of native user interface controls, tools, and class libraries that helps you easily perform analog, digital, and timing I/O operations on all National Instruments data acquisition devices.

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