Optimizing Existing Automation Systems
National Instruments offers a measurement and automation platform that industrial engineers can use to optimize existing plants and design engineers can use to build high-performance machines. The core of this platform is NI LabVIEW, a high-level graphical programming language, executing on an industrial programmable automation controller (PAC). Graphical system design can improve quality through real-time measurement integration, reduce downtime with better diagnostic tools, improve throughput using higher-speed loops and advanced control algorithms, and optimize plant spending by augmenting the existing automation systems.
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Using Advanced Control to Optimize Efficiency
NI provides the necessary tools to implement advanced, state-of-the-art control algorithms such as model predictive control (MPC) and fuzzy and neuro-fuzzy controllers that can operate more efficiently than traditional PID-based systems.