National Instruments Corporation, or NI, is an American firm with worldwide operation. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, it’s a producer of automated take a look at tools and digital instrumentation software program. Frequent applications include data acquisition, instrument management and machine vision.
In 2010, the corporate bought merchandise to greater than 30,000 corporations in ninety one nations with revenues of $860 million.
National Instruments software program products include LabVIEW, a graphical development environment, LabWindows/CVI and Measurement Studio, which give digital instrumentation instruments for C, TestStand, a check sequencing and administration setting, and Multisim (formerly Electronics Workbench), an electrical circuit evaluation program. Their hardware merchandise embrace VXI, VMEbus, and PXI frames and modules, in addition to interfaces for GPIB, I²C, and different industrial automation requirements.
Additionally they promote actual-time embedded controllers, including Compact FieldPoint and CompactRIO.