NI USRP Application Areas

Physical Layer Prototyping

Cleaning Up Dirty RF: RF/Communication Physical Layer Research With LabVIEW and NI USRP

“LabVIEW system design software does a great job representing the parallel programming I need to implement signal processing and communication algorithms for my research. In my experience with C++, Java, and other languages, I haven’t seen another approach that represents parallelism so directly and intuitively.”

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Record and Playback

RF Record and Playback With NI USRP

Learn how to construct an RF record and playback system using the USRP™ (Universal Software Radio Peripheral) platform. In this tutorial, see highlights of specific software and hardware implementations to help you maximize the correlation between recorded and played signals.

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Signal Intelligence

LabVIEW and NI USRP Hardware Accelerate Cognitive Radio Research

“Seamless integration between the NI USRP devices and LabVIEW software, in addition to creating an intuitive UI showcasing this research, helped other engineers and policy makers to have a more comprehensive understanding of the project.”

See how COGEU used LabVIEW and USRP to accelerate cognitive radio research

Hands-On Wireless and Digital Communication in the Lab

Designing Hands-On Wireless Communications Labs With the NI Universal Software Radio Peripheral and LabVIEW

“With the software/hardware combination of LabVIEW and the NI USRP, students were able to build and explore each element of a complete communications system signal chain.”

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Communications Systems

Hands-on Experimentation With Real-World Signals

In this lab, learn the background and concepts of using key fob transmitters, requirements for building a system to test an on-off-keying (OOK) signal, steps to test the signal, and example VIs from LabVIEW to assist you along the way.

See a lab on demodulating over-the-air signals with USRP