NI Releases LabVIEW Toolkit for Machine Prognostics

Monday, October 3, 2011

NI today introduced the Watchdog Agent Prognostics Toolkit for LabVIEW, which expands the capabilities of LabVIEW in machine prognostics and health management applications. The toolkit is a result of a collaboration between NI and the National Science Foundation’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Intelligent Maintenance Systems at the University of Cincinnati.


Watchdog Agent provides a ready-to-run prognostics solution that is ideal for reporting the health status of machines, structures, components and systems. It combines the advanced signal processing capabilities of LabVIEW and the extensive analysis of the NI Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite to form a set of algorithms engineers can use to create machine and component status descriptors of operating states and failure modes. This information can be displayed on a health radar chart that shows organized health values of multiple machine components on a single display.


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