Instrument Control 2003 Readers’ Choice Award Winner: LabVIEW
LabVIEW is a graphical development environment for signal acquisition, measurement analysis, and data presentation that provides the flexibility of a programming language without the complexity of traditional development tools. From data acquisition to instrument control, it provides the tools to develop an acquisition system. LabVIEW 7 Express upgrades the entire family of LabVIEW graphical development products, simplifying the creation of measurement and automation applications and extending LabVIEW to a wider range of targets. Express VIs encapsulate measurement functionality in easy-to-use, interactive virtual instruments for the most common measurement and automation applications. More than 40 powerful Express VIs streamline development for tasks ranging from data acquisition to signal analysis to file I/O, delivering the power of advanced measurement functions in easy-to-configure dialogs requiring little or no programming.