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NI Announces CEO Transition Plan

NI, the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world's greatest engineering challenges, announced that its board of directors has elected Alex Davern, to serve as chief executive officer and president of National Instruments, effective January 1, 2017. Davern will succeed Dr. James Truchard, who has served as the chief executive officer of NI since the company's founding in 1976. Dr. Truchard will remain as chairman of the board.


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NI announces world’s first application framework for massive MIMO

NI, the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced the world’s first MIMO Application Framework. When paired with NI software defined radio hardware, this software reference design provides a well-documented, reconfigurable, parameterized physical layer written and delivered in LabVIEW source code that enables researchers to build both traditional MIMO and Massive MIMO prototypes.


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AWR Connected™

AWR ConnectedAWR Connected™ for ANSYS now offers an integrated two-way link between ANSYS® HFSS™ and NI AWR Design Environment™, specifically Microwave Office circuit design software, enabling RF/microwave designers to seamlessly tie HFSS extracted S-parameters back into NI AWR software. This integration unites two industry-standard design tools, HFSS full-wave electromagnetic (EM) field simulation and Microwave Office, to quickly and accurately simulate microwave circuits.  


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7½-Digit DMM: NI PXIe-4081

Flash-page-0NI announced the NI PXIe-4081 7½-digit high-performance DMM and 1.8 MS/s isolated digitizer. The NI PXIe-4081 is the first PXI Express DMM available. It offers engineers the flexibility, resolution and isolation needed to tackle challenging applications that require smarter test systems. The NI PXIe-4081 is the industry’s most accurate 7½-digit DMM, with an industry-leading 15 ppm accuracy for DC V measurements up to two years after calibration.


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Vector Signal Analyzer: NI PXIe-5668R

NI PXIe-5668RThe NI PXIe-5668R vector signal analyzer (VSA) offers 765 MHz of bandwidth with best-in-class measurement performance and speed. This high-performance microwave signal analyzer meets the challenging requirements of applications such as wireless communications, radio frequency integrated circuit characterization, RADAR test, and spectrum monitoring and signal intelligence.
 


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