Bangalore, November 19, 2012: National Instruments (NATI), which is engaged in Graphical System Design, recently hosted ‘NIDays 2012’ which was attended by more than 700 engineers, researchers and scientists. The summit highlighted the impact of NI technology on solving engineering challenges in India.
NIDays 2012 saw participation from NI customers and alliance partners from across a range of industries like healthcare, semiconductor, aerospace, automotive, life sciences, robotics and telecommunication. Industry leaders from companies like Tata Consultancy Services (Engineering services - Consumer Electronics), Nutron Systems (Pharmaceutical Machines) and Cypress Semiconductors (Semiconductor), shared their experiences of using graphical system design by demonstrating the business benefits including cost reduction, dramatic improvement in time to market and productivity gains.
A community forum www.labviewenabled.in was launched during the event. This forum intends to bring together LabVIEW developers from all over India to share best practices, discuss technical challenges, share sample codes and also explore career opportunities. Winners of the annual Graphical System Design Achievement Awards 2012 were announced at the summit. The ‘Application of the Year’ was awarded to the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, Rajasthan for developing IP for a next-generation digital radio standard-based transmitter to enable digital quality AM reception for rural India.
Addressing the summit, Victor Mieres, vice-president, Emerging Markets, Asia/Row, said: “We are excited about the significant outcome of NI's strategic and long-term R&D investment in India. As India’s influence on the global marketplace grows, the NI India team collaborates with hundreds of customers in universities, SMEs and multinational corporations to nurture local innovation and accelerate productivity.”
Meanwhile, for the second consecutive year, the Great Place to Work Institute has ranked National Instruments among the top 25 multinational companies to work for in the world. This year’s ‘World’s Best Multinational Workplaces’ list ranks NI at number 16.