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Week of LabVIEW : The 8 Part Webcast Series

Week of LabVIEW
The Week of LabVIEW online webcast series took place from 21st to 24th May 2013.
NI LabVIEW is a comprehensive development environment that provides unprecedented hardware integration and wide-ranging compatibility. LabVIEW inspires you to solve problems and accelerate your productivity while giving you the confidence to continually innovate in your measurement and control system creation and deployment.

Attend this webcast series to learn how LabVIEW can be used to build applications across various engineering and science disciplines. Explore the world of NI LabVIEW and the graphical system design approach.


Series Archives

Session Topic


LabVIEW for Instrument Control View Recording
LabVIEW for Designing Control Systems View Recording
LabVIEW for SCADA View Recording
LabVIEW for Machine Building  
LabVIEW for Robotics View Recording
LabVIEW for Motion Control View Recording
LabVIEW for Condition Monitoring View Recording
LabVIEW for Structural Monitoring

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About the Sessions


LV for Instrument control

LabVIEW for Instrument Control

NI LabVIEW software helps you acquire data from any standalone instrument over any      bus and provides extensive libraries for signal processing and data visualization.


Combine the power of LabVIEW software and IDNet instrument-specific drivers to         automate third-party instruments to create reusable measurement solutions that                 you can program and reconfigure to meet your evolving need.


Recommended Resources

Read more about LabVIEW for Instrument Control | Watch Tutorial Videos | Download LabVIEW                                ^Back to Top


National Instruments

LabVIEW for Designing Control Systems

NI LabVIEW is the ultimate system design software used by engineers and                   scientists to efficiently design, prototype, and deploy embedded control and monitoring applications.

It combines hundreds of prewritten libraries, tight integration with off-the-shelf hardware        & a variety of programming approaches including graphical development, .m file               scripts, and connectivity to existing ANSI C and HDL code.

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Recommended Resources

Read more about LabVIEW for Designing Control Systems | Watch tutorial videos | Download LabVIEW                        ^Back to Top




Find out how you can use National Instruments LabVIEW software to connect to existing PLCs as well as new devices using OPC, Modbus, and low-level protocols.


Also learn how to add advanced analysis functions by customizing your application.


Machine Design

LabVIEW for Machine Building

Intense global competition is putting pressure on machine builders to deliver machines          with higher throughput, reduced operating cost, and more features that improve         productivity, increase efficiency, and differentiate their machines from the competition. 

The NI LabVIEW reconfigurable I/O (RIO) architecture makes FPGA technology easily accessible, so you can define your own control circuitry while reducing the complexity           and costs associated with traditional custom hardware.

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Recommended Resources

Watch the Smart Machine Webcast Series | Downlaod the Machine Design Resource Kit | Download LabVIEW           ^Back to Top



LabVIEW for Robotics

Robots mean many things to many people, and National Instruments offers intuitive and productive design tools for everything from designing autonomous vehicles to teaching robotics design principals.

The NI LabVIEW graphical programming language makes it easy to program complex robotics applications by providing a high level of abstraction  for sensor communication, obstacle avoidance,kinematics, steering, & more.

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Recommended Resources

Top Three Prototyping Challenges in Robotics | Download Robotics Resource Kit | Download LabVIEW                       ^Back to Top


National Instruments

LabVIEW for Motion Control

Specialized control algorithms and advanced synchronization with sensors and vision systems are hard or impossible to achieve with traditional motion systems.NI motion solutions provide these control and synchronization capabilities through the LabVIEW NI SoftMotion Module and reconfigurable off-the-shelf hardware for both the NI CompactRIO and PXI platforms.

Engineers use NI motion control as part of a complete machine design platform to finish demanding applications faster and at a lower cost

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Recommended Resources


Machine Condition Monitoring

LabVIEW for Condition Monitoring

Machine condition monitoring can help your organization stop unscheduled outages, optimize machine performance, and reduce repair time and maintenance costs.

Learn how you can build online embedded condition-based monitoring systems with NI LabVIEW and CompactRIO platforms


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Structural Monitoring

LabVIEW for Structural Monitoring

Software is a critical component of an Structural Monitoring system. Whether performing         a portable test on a structure or deploying a long-term monitoring system, consider your software application needs for data acquisition, data logging, real-time processing and control, communications, data visualization and reporting, and post-data processing              and management. With NI LabVIEW you can quickly create applications for Structural Monitoring with advanced features.

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