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Welcome to the Austin Consultants Blog. We have a passion for collaboration and enjoy sharing the knowledge we have acquired. Here we share LabVIEW tips, updates about how the team is using LabVIEW and other tools, topical articles relating to the projects we are involved in, and information on upcoming events.
NIWeek 2017

NIWeek 2017

Between May 22nd to 25th, the Austin Consultants Business Development Team of Peter Davies – Managing Director, Matt Collett – Head of Business Development & Commercial, and Chris Garratt – Business Development Manager, made a whirlwind visit to Austin, Texas to...

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LABVIEW NXG

LABVIEW NXG

NIWeek 2017, the annual conference hosted by National Instruments (NI), saw the launch of an exciting new software release; LabVIEW NXG. LabVIEW NXG is the next generation of LabVIEW that allows you to minimize time to measurement with NI data acquisition devices or...

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LabVIEW Tip: A useful debugging tool: ‘Retain Wire Values’

LabVIEW Tip: A useful debugging tool: ‘Retain Wire Values’

Placing probes on your wires is probably the most helpful debugging tool in LabVIEW. However, by default, you have to place the probes on the wires of interest before the VI runs. If you forgot to probe a wire and place a probe on it after the VI executed, the wire...

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NI Week 2016: Productivity, Innovation & Discovery

NI Week 2016: Productivity, Innovation & Discovery

Earlier this month our Director, Peter Davies flew off to Austin Texas, home to National Instruments’ global headquarters for the annual NI Week conference - NI Week 2016: Productivity, Innovation & Discovery. The conference brings together some of the brightest...

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LabVIEW Tip: Testing FPGA logic without real life signals

LabVIEW Tip: Testing FPGA logic without real life signals

If you have designed an FPGA code that you want to test with real-life timing but without allowing to cooperate with real-life signals, you can use simulated signals and DMA FIFOs. Our LabVIEW Tip: Testing FPGA logic without real life signals using uplink/downlink DMA...

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Introducing our LabVIEW VI Suggester Toolkit

Introducing our LabVIEW VI Suggester Toolkit

Our game changing LabVIEW VI Suggester Toolkit can double the speed of your programming by proposing the next VI to you through its advanced machine learning algorithms.As part of our ongoing commitment to develop new technology and methodology the LabVIEW VI...

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CLA Examination Tips

CLA Examination Tips

Austin Consultants understand that sitting your CLA exam can be quite a daunting prospect, which is why our engineers have pulled together their own 'CLA Examination Tips' to help you prepare for your upcoming exam. Whilst we are unable to share the specifics of the...

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Our visit to the NI Aerospace & Defence Forum

Our visit to the NI Aerospace & Defence Forum

Austin Consultants were proud to be Diamond Exhibitors at the recent NI Aerospace & Defence Forum in Reading on the 14th June. Our visit to the NI Aerospace & Defence Forum provided us with a great opportunity to meet new and prospective clients and partners...

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