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Taking a Measurement with Your Computer

Overview

Learn how to take specific measurements from a USB data acquisition device using LabVIEW. In this video, you see how to connect a USB data acquisition device to your computer and how to begin an application with the device in LabVIEW. Additionally, you will be introduced to the LabVIEW block diagram and front panel elements such as knobs, charts, graphs as well as their corresponding terminals. Most importantly, you will learn how to use LabVIEW VIs to take either one-time or continuous measurements of specific values from a USB data acquisition device, and how to customize a graph indicator to view your measurements in real time.

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