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NI and Astronics introduce new PXI instruments for Aerospace and Defense

NI and Astronics Test Systems Inc., (ATS) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astronics Corp. announced the Astronics PXIe-6943 Digital Test Instrument, Astronics PXIe-3352 Rubidium Clock Source and Astronics PXIe-1209 Pulse Pattern Generator. The three new test instruments accompany the previously released Astronics PXIe-2461 Frequency Time Interval Counter and are the latest products from NI and Astronics’ collaboration to provide PXI-based instruments with test program set-(TPS-) compatible software for existing VXI instruments.


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TPS Compatible Software for PXI-Based Instruments

NI-and-Astronics-Test-SystemsNI and Astronics Test Systems Inc. announced the Astronics PXIe-6943 Digital Test Instrument, Astronics PXIe-3352 Rubidium Clock Source and Astronics PXIe-1209 Pulse Pattern Generator. The three test instruments accompany the previously released Astronics PXIe-2461 Frequency Time Interval Counter and are the latest products from NI and Astronics’ collaboration to provide PXI-based instruments with test program set-(TPS-) compatible software for existing VXI instruments.


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NI AWR software featured in RF/Microwave power amplifier forum at EuMW 2016

NI AWR Design Environment will be featured in the third annual NI-sponsored RF/Microwave Power Amplifier Forum being held during European Microwave Week (EuMW 2016), October 4-6 in London. Entitled Device Technologies, Characterization, Modeling and End-Use Applications, the forum takes place on Wednesday, October 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Room 6, Conference Area Level 3.


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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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