Engineering Innovation at National Instruments’ NIWeek

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News One of the next big trends in technology is in biometric data analytics in which sensors gather information from people and adjust machines automatically from that data. “Eventually devices – automobiles and so on – will be able to not just capture information but then actuate or […]

National Instruments Helps Train Teachers in the STEM Fields

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Simulating an earthquake on a wooden building model equipped with sensors or studying energy flow on a miniature power plant and power grid. Those are a few of the hands-on activities for high school kids to learn about physics thanks to a program created by National Instruments. […]

Entrepreneurial Insights from Dr. T of National Instruments

James Truchard couldn’t find a job that he liked so he created one. That’s what the co-founder, known as Dr. T, president and CEO of National Instruments, said last week during an interview with Bob Metcalfe, University of Texas professor of innovation and coinventor of Ethernet and cofounder of 3Com. Unlike some of today’s technology […]