Instrumentation for Generation Y

  by Chris Delvizis,  National Instruments Each generation of engineers have seen new generations of instrumentation. Baby boomers (born in the 1940s to 1960s) used cathode-ray oscilloscopes and multimeters with needle displays, now commonly referred to as “analogue” instruments. Generation X (born in the 1960s to 1980s) ushered in a new generation of “digital” instruments […]

Next generation wireless prototyping platform

National Instruments has launched an integrated software defined radio solution for rapidly prototyping high-performance, multichannel wireless communication systems. The NI USRP RIO platform is built on the NI LabView Rio architecture, and combines a high-performance 2 x 2 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) RF transceiver capable of transmitting and receiving signals from 50 MHz to […]