What You Learn
A challenge engineers and scientists face when working with instrumentation is deciding on how to bring different instruments together to create a cohesive and effective measurement system. This set of tutorials and concept documents provides information on the different ways you can architect your measurement system and the benefits of each of these architectures.
- Architecting Distributed Systems with NI Software
Learn how to architect a distributed system to meet measurement, timing, space, and geographic constraints.
- Integrating LXI, USB, PXI Express, and Other Standards into a Hybrid Test System
Explore details on how to use a software framework to integrate platforms such as PXI, PXI Express, VXI, GPIB, USB, LAN/LXI, and serial into one system.
- Long-Term Instrument Control and Connectivity Solutions
See details on industry-standard options that can deliver these benefits, helping you choose the right software and hardware solutions for your application.
- Introduction to Distributed Clock Synchronization and the IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol
Read about the IEEE 1588 precision time protocol as a method for clock synchronization in distributed systems.
- Special Focus: Understanding the IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol
Review IEEE 1588 synchronization technology and compare it with other synchronization technologies.
- Remote Instrument Control with NI-VISA
Discover how to use remote NI-VISA to access a device from multiple workstations while leaving it connected to a single computer.
- Designing Next-Generation Test Systems
Find best practices and guidelines for designing modular, software-defined test systems with increased test-system throughput and flexibility for lower overall cost.
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