LabVIEW System Design Software

From the inception of an idea to the commercialization of a widget, NI’s unique platform-based approach to engineering and science applications has driven progress across a wide variety of industries. Central to this approach is LabVIEW, a development environment designed specifically to accelerate the productivity of engineers and scientists. With a graphical programming syntax that makes it simple to visualize, create, and code engineering systems, LabVIEW is unmatched in helping engineers translate their ideas into reality, reduce test times, and deliver business insights based on collected data. From building smart machines to ensuring the quality of connected devices, LabVIEW has been the preferred solution to create, deploy, and test the Internet of Things for decades.

  • What Will You Do With LabVIEW?
    Turn your rough sketches into real progress.
  • The Role of LabVIEW in the Internet of Things
    LabVIEW has been used for decades to add distributed intelligence.
  • LabVIEW in 2 Minutes
    See how graphical programming streamlines measurement and control.
  • Acquire and Analyze Measurements
    Take measurements and perform signal processing with a single environment.
  • Control Stand-Alone Instruments
    Discover how you can use LabVIEW to automate stand-alone instruments.
  • Design Embedded Systems
    Explore how you can design, prototype, and deploy embedded systems.
  • Automated Test and Validation Systems
    Reduce and automate test system development and analyze results.
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Acquire and Analyze Measurement Data

Measure any sensor on any bus.

Instrument Control

Easily automate any stand-alone instrument.

Embedded Control and Monitoring Systems

Prototype with FPGA technology.

Automated Test and Validation Systems

Reduce test system development time and analyze test results.

What Is LabVIEW?

LabVIEW is your tool to solve today’s problems faster and more effectively with the capacity to evolve to meet your future challenges. LabVIEW offers unprecedented integration with all measurement hardware, existing legacy software, and IP while capitalizing on the latest computing technologies.

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Case Studies

From reducing the time and cost of test to improving energy grid automation, companies throughout many industries are using LabVIEW to save money, improve product quality, and save lives.

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Featured Resources

A New Approach to LabVIEW Basics

See how new interactive resources enhance learning before your next project.

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LabVIEW News Blog

This blog features LabVIEW tips and tricks, insights from LabVIEW Champions, examples of top LabVIEW applications, and more.

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The App Network for Engineers and Scientists

Access the LabVIEW Tools Network to accelerate productivity and expand the power of your software through certified, NI and third-party add-ons.

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