NI LabVIEW Robotics Module

From autonomous vehicles to robotic arms, NI LabVIEW provides a standard hardware and software development platform for designing your robotic control system. The LabVIEW Robotics Module plugs into the LabVIEW development environment and delivers built-in connectivity to sensors and actuators, foundational algorithms for intelligent operation and robust perception, and motion functions for making your robot or vehicle move.

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Top Reasons to Use the LabVIEW Robotics Module

Interface to Common Sensors and Actuators

From low-cost infrared sensors to high-definition light detection and ranging (LIDAR) sensors, LabVIEW Robotics gives you the power to quickly retrieve sensor data so you can focus on implementing higher-level intelligence and control.

Take Advantage of Building Blocks for Navigation Algorithms

With new palettes for path planning, navigation, and obstacle avoidance, you can add autonomy to your robot without reinventing the wheel. This open API helps you modify or customize the algorithms for your specific application.

Deploy Deterministic Algorithms to Embedded Hardware

LabVIEW abstracts communication with hardware and provides access to the same analysis, mathematics, and autonomy libraries on the desktop, as well as embedded real-time and FPGA-based targets.

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White Paper: Overview of the LabVIEW Robotics Module

Get an overview of the tools included in the LabVIEW Robotics Module.

Top 3 Prototyping Challenges in Robotics

Learn how the latest tools from NI can help you meet these challenges and shorten your development time.

Getting Started With LabVIEW Robotics

Explore the NI collection of basic, intermediate, and advanced tutorials for getting started with the LabVIEW Robotics Module.

LabVIEW Robotics Code Sharing Community

Discuss robotics applications with other users, share code, and learn best practices.

Building a Semiautonomous Vehicle Driven by the Visually Impaired

Learn how students combined LabVIEW Robotics and NI CompactRIO to develop the first vehicle to be driven by the blind.

Rapidly Building an Autonomous Robot

See how students used NI Single-Board RIO and the LabVIEW FPGA Module for the development of a high-performance autonomous system.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Discover how students used LabVIEW for localization, control, and data communication between underwater nodes of an autonomous underwater vehicle.

Developing Interplanetary Robotics With NI Technology

Find out how Alliance Spacesystems and MDA realized time and cost-saving benefits with NI LabVIEW and CompactRIO.

LabVIEW Robotics Starter Kit

Get started on your first robot prototype using the LabVIEW Robotics Starter Kit, or use it as an educational platform for a robotics, mechatronics, or senior design course.

ImagingLab Robotics Library for DENSO

Interface and control DENSO robots using LabVIEW and the ImagingLab Robotics Library.

RIO Embedded Hardware Platforms for Robotics

Learn about NI embedded hardware platforms recommended for robotics applications.

NI High-Performance Autonomous System Bundle

Explore the NI hardware and software bundle for the development of high-performance autonomous systems.