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About the Company

For nearly 40 years, NI has worked with engineers and scientists to provide answers to the most challenging questions. Through these pursuits, NI customers have brought hundreds of thousands of products to market, overcome innumerable technological roadblocks, and engineered a better life for us all. NI provides powerful, flexible technology solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. From daily tasks to grand challenges, NI helps engineers and scientists overcome complexity to exceed even their own expectations. Customers in nearly every industry—from healthcare and automotive to consumer electronics and particle physics—use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve our world.

By tightly integrating hardware, software, validation, and reporting tools, the National Instruments graphical system design platform provides the best solution for rapidly developing healthcare solutions.  Central to this platform based approach is LabVIEW, a development environment designed specifically to accelerate the productivity of engineers and scientists. With a graphical programming syntax that makes it simple to visualize, create, and code engineering systems, LabVIEW is unmatched in helping engineers translate their ideas into reality, reduce test times, and deliver business insights based on collected data.

Technology Offered for the Competition

  • For the competition, National Instruments will make available LabVIEW for teams to demonstrate their solutions.

Here are some case studies that may uncover new ideas of healthcare applications you may create with the NI hardware platform and NI LabVIEW.

LabVIEW 1Case Studies:

An interesting game made in the country partnering with National Instruments! http://gamelab.sutd.edu.sg/training/project/nexusedge/

Other Healthcare Solutions:

  1. Designing a medical Ultrasound Test System: http://sine.ni.com/cs/app/doc/p/id/cs-11440
  2. 3D Vision Guided Medical Robot for Autonomous Venipuncture: http://sine.ni.com/cs/app/doc/p/id/cs-16255
  3. Medical Stent Testing: http://sine.ni.com/cs/app/doc/p/id/cs-15#
  4. Helping pre-mature infants learn to oral feed: http://sine.ni.com/cs/app/doc/p/id/cs-11316#
  5. Studying Human Locomotion of Amputees: http://sine.ni.com/cs/app/doc/p/id/cs-11374#

For competing teams to loan the equipment, more information will be provided closer to Phase 2.