Dr. James Truchard: National Instruments

Donovan, John
January 2009
Portable Design;Jan2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p42
An interview with doctor James Truchard of National Instruments Corp. is presented. When asked about the concept of virtual instrumentation, Truchard shares that the team was looking for a tool or an approach that would effectively do for the market in test and measurement. He also reveals the reasons why they evolved LabVIEW into the role of embedded design. Furthermore, Truchard forecasts the developments of the electronic test industry over the next several years.


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