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NI Announces two acquisitions

NI today announced two acquisitions ahead of its earnings announcement later today, October 28, 2021. The size and terms of the acquisitions were not announced. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ni-acquire-nh-research-enters-130000926.html NI Management will share more insight into these acquisitions as part of the Q3 2021 earnings call today at 4:00 p.m. CT at www.ni.com/call or dial (855) 212-2361 and […]

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NI ReConnect (2) GPower Modular Practices

The last presentation of the ReConnect CPH day was the excellent GPower presentation on modular, re-usable software. GPower ReConnect 2021 – Modular software.

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NI ReConnect in Copenhagen

NI ReConnect: Copenhagen October 7, 2021 by Carsten Thomsen After a lengthy COVID pause, it was good to get together for an NI ReConnect event in “Kødtorvet” (The Meat Market) in Copenhagen, organized by C.N. Rood, the distributor for NI Products in Denmark and other countries. Attendance was about 50 individuals, compared to pre-COVID attendance […]

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NI Appoints CTO with focus on Software

  NI Appoints Thomas Benjamin as Chief Technology Officer

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The history of NI’s logos

History of NI Logo John Graff 1976 – First company logo. Dr. T and Jeff Kodosky trace an oval from an office trash can to create the design of the first NI logo. 1979 – First stylized logo with the “NI Eagle” logomark. NI paid an agency called The Marketing Group out of Dallas $1500 […]

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Now it’s easy to post your photos!!!

Just go to the Photo/Video Gallery, select the category, and write a description in the Comment field, and attach one or more photos.  Multiple photos will automatically turn into a gallery. You can now also post photos in the Comments section on any page. Any questions? ct@pxi.dk

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Floating Point Processor found after 15 years!

by Carsten Thomsen Yes, it’s the slide rule, a basic tool for engineering for many years before the days of electronic calculators. When I visited Dr. T in July 2021, he showed me his slide rule which had powered him though his engineering and physics studies. Unfortunately, it had disappeared, but was returned after being […]

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Time Machine 1989

Thanks to Vance Carter for this photo and Ash Razdan for helping identify people, time and location. Location: National Instruments facility on 12109 Technology Blvd, Austin TX 78759. The space was leased in an office strip mall, and if I recall correctly, other companies in the space included Austin-based PC clone manufacturer CompuAdd corporation. The […]

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NI-llionaire Revived!

Thanks to Nick Velychko from New Zealand (who started with LabVIEW 3.1) for converting the LabVIEW 5 code to LabVIEW 2018. So here it is a video screen capture live on YouTube: and if you want to customize it yourself, Nick’s source code (LabVIEW 2018) is available at the following link. https://www.dropbox.com/s/xtsan6a97pk1jsa/Nick%20-%20Who%20wants%20to%20be_2018.zip?dl=0 (Does not run […]

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Who Wants to be a NIllionaire?

Remember a company meeting in the late 1990s featuring a LabVIEW version of the famous British TV show? On a recent “archeological dig”, I found the original LabVIEW source code for the game show: in LabVIEW 5.0. We need your help for the following: Please help us upgrade it to a more modern version of […]