This file contains important information about the LabVIEW Communications MIMO Application Framework (MIMO Application Framework), including installation instructions, new features, and known issues.
This software installation provides support for customers using the MIMO Prototyping System, as specified in the Supported Hardware section. Use the MIMO Application Framework with your MIMO Prototyping System.
The getting started guide for your system provides information about how to install, configure, test, and begin using the MIMO Prototyping System. The manual for the MIMO Application Framework provides detailed, technical information on how to use the software and included features with the MIMO Prototyping System.
MIMO Application Framework 19.5 includes the following features:
MIMO Application Framework 2.0 adds support for LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 3.0 and 3.1.
MIMO Application Framework 1.5 includes the following new features:
MIMO Application Framework 1.1 adds support for single-user MIMO Systems.
The following hardware products are supported in all operating systems listed in the Supported Operating Systems section.
Refer to the getting started guide for your system for more information and a complete list of required hardware.
MIMO Application Framework has the following requirements:
Note The MIMO Application Framework should be executed using the PXIe-1085 24 GB/s chassis. However, the chassis is not required when modifying code.
MIMO Application Framework 19.5 supports Windows 10/8.11/7 SP12.
1 NI software installs VC2015 Runtime and .NET 4.6.2. Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 require Microsoft updates to support these items. Refer to Microsoft KB2919442 and KB2919355 for more information about how to install these updates.
2 NI software is signed with a SHA-256 certificate. Windows 7 SP1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 require Microsoft updates to support SHA-256. Refer to Microsoft KB3033929 for more information about how to install this security update.
Note LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite support only 64-bit operating systems.
Note MIMO Application Framework 19.5 does not support Windows Server non-R2 editions.
MIMO Application Framework 19.5 supports LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite 4.0.
The documentation set for MIMO Application Framework is composed of the following documents.
|LabVIEW Communications MIMO Application Framework 19.5 Manual||Contains detailed, technical information on how to use the software and included features.||Visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code MIMOAppFWManual|
|MIMO Prototyping System Getting Started Guide||Contains software and hardware installation, configuration, signal connection, and troubleshooting information for the MIMO Prototyping System.||Available in the Project Files tab of the application framework project(s) and at ni.com/manuals|
|LabVIEW Communications MIMO Application Framework 19.5 Readme||HTML (this document)||Contains information about supported hardware and operating systems, new features, fixed issues, and legal notices.|| |
Available in the Project Files tab of the application framework project(s) and at ni.com/manuals
To access the latest LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite Manual, visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code commsmanual. This manual includes an introduction to LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite and information about how to get started with application development.
Visit ni.com/manuals for the most recent revisions of documentation.
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NI installs MIMO Application Framework using NI Package Manager. If you do not already have NI software installed, MIMO Application Framework installs NI Package Manager to handle the installation of your NI software. Visit ni.com/r/NIPMDownload to download NI Package Manager. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
To find MIMO Application Framework in NI Package Manager, select the Add-Ons product category in the Browse Products tab.
To download an installer for offline use, visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code MIMOAPPFW to access the installation files download page for the LabVIEW Communications MIMO Application Framework.
You can access the software and documentation known issues list online. Visit MIMO Application Framework 19.5 Known Issues for an up-to-date list of known issues.
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Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, visit ni.com/windows10.
When you install NI software on Microsoft Windows 8.1, you will notice a few additional tiles in the Apps view, including shortcuts to NI application software products such as NI LabVIEW, Measurement & Automation Explorer (NI MAX), and NI Launcher. For more information about NI support for Windows 8.1, visit ni.com/windows8.
MIMO Application Framework will drop support for Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, and all 32-bit Windows operating systems starting in 2021. Versions of this product that ship after May 1, 2021, may not install or execute correctly on these operating systems. For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
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