Software-Designed Instruments

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In a world increasingly defined by software, engineers now expect more from their instruments—going beyond core functionality to customizable flexibility.

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See the Latest Software-Designed Instruments

Off-the-shelf instrumentation hardware has traditionally been fixed in capability. NI is leading the way in providing more open, flexible measurement devices based on FPGA technology. The result is software-designed instruments that significantly reduce test times and costs through a user-programmable FPGA based on the LabVIEW reconfigurable I/O (RIO) architecture.

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101 Things to Do With Software-Designed Instruments

With a software-designed instrument, only your imagination limits you. Think about what you can design to specifically meet your needs.

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How the Industry Is Adopting This New Product Category

Read the latest product successes from companies like Qualcomm and Hittite. Also, stay up to date with the latest news about this revolutionary technology.

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How to Use a Software-Designed Instrument

Discover how you can design the exact instrument you want.

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