Test & Measurement

We specialize in the development of advanced automatic test applications based on NI TestStand.

Development of NI Test Stand test programs, with code modules in LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, Measurement Studio/.NET, C/C++, and ActiveX/COM

Integration of test and measurement instrumentation, switching, and UUT bus interfaces

Customization of step types, process models, operator interfaces, reports, and databases

Integration in the enterprise software infrastructure (XML data formats, databases, web applications, etc.)

Integration of the NI TestStand ATML Toolkit

  • Pprocessing of reports in the ATML Test Results (IEEE 1636.1) format
  • Translation of test specifications in the ATML Test Description (IEEE 1671.1) format

We design, build, and support custom test and measurement systems, specializing in cost-effective solutions based on National Instruments hardware (PXI, NI CompactDAQ, NI CompactRIO).

Our customer-focused process includes the following steps:

  1. Review requirements, or help customer derive requirements from product / process data
  2. Define system functionality, including stimuli and measurements, calibration, test sequencing, user interfaces, data formats, integration with the enterprise software infrastructure
  3. Develop high-level design and review with customer
  4. Develop price quotation
  5. Select COTS hardware components and software tools that achieve the optimal cost/performance balance
  6. Design test system hardware, including any custom electronic modules that are required
  7. Build hardware prototype
  8. Customize system software frameworks (as needed)
  9. Develop and integrate application software
  10. Review prototype implementation with customer
  11. Build production systems
  12. Integrate systems on-site
  13. Acceptance testing with customer
  14. Train users

We offer long-term support services for the test systems we build.

We can help accelerate your Automatic Test System development cycle the by developing and integrating various ancillary software modules.

Graphical User Interfaces

Database Management Systems

XML data interfaces, including support for the Automatic Test Markup Language (ATML)

Web Services

Cloud migration

Building on our hands-on experience with a wide variety of legacy test systems, instrumentation, and software, we can help you resolve critical obsolescence issues and implement software solutions that prevent future obsolescence.

Replacement of obsolete instrumentation

  • Selection of replacement instruments
  • Modification of test/application programs or, where applicable, rewrite of Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) components (PAWS CEM Drivers, “wrappers”, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of compatibility issues discovered during regression testing

Upgrading obsolete software

  • Upgrade data acquisition programs using Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy) to NI-DAQmx
  • Migrate legacy ATLAS test programs to a modern test environment such as NI TestStand or TYX PAWS

Development of software solutions to mitigate the future effects of instrument obsolescence. Our extensive experience in designing, implementing and supporting Hardware Abstraction Layers (HALs) enables us to develop custom HAL solutions that match the specific needs of your application domain.

We offer long-term support services for the test system components we modernize.