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Automated test equipment and virtual instrumentation software producer National Instruments (NI) has announced the opening of new NI Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Lab at its headquarters in Austin, Texas.
The lab focuses on developing intelligent systems that connect information technology, operational technology and the companies using the systems. Its operational focus is on areas, including advanced control for manufacturing, microgrid control and communication, and asset monitoring for heavy equipment.
NI also promotes collaboration between different companies to enhance interoperability. Companies with expertise in communications protocols, controller hardware, I/O components, processing elements and software platforms come together