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According to leading global market research firm Frost & Sullivan, the PXI market is expected to cross the $1 billion mark by 2017. And in a recent report, they added how NI is paving the way with our continuously advancing PXI modular instrumentation powered by LabVIEW.

 

“The PXI market is growing, gaining share over rack-and-stack instruments, and National Instruments is the undeniable leader in PXI-based test and measurement equipment,” said Jessy Cavazos, industry manager for measurement and instrumentation at Frost & Sullivan. “This is not surprising considering the breadth and depth of its PXI product portfolio.”

 

Need we say more?

 

Check out www.ni.com/pxi to see how the NI PXI platform continues to lead the way for test and measurement.

NI today announced the expansion of the NI Smart Camera family with seven new models and improvements including color and high-resolution options, improved processing power and IP67 ratings.

 

The new NI 177x Smart Cameras feature a 1.6 GHz Intel® Atom™ processor, which delivers processing speeds four times greater than other NI Smart Cameras, and a real-time operating system for reliability and determinism.  The cameras offer new sensor options to deliver higher resolution image acquisition, rugged mechanical housings, M12 connectors, and dust- and water-resistant lens covers that have earned the cameras an IP67 rating. They can be programmed with LabVIEW graphical programming and the NI Vision Development Module for advanced customization and integration with other National Instruments hardware.

 

Learn more at www.ni.com/smartcamera.