Rahman Jamal (National Instruments) on top trends from cyber-physical systems to Big Analog Data™

National Instruments released the NI Trend Watch 2014, which summarizes the latest technology trends to help engineers meet evolving demands and integrate the ever-increasing power of technology into their work. It covers trends in areas such as

  • Cyber-Physical Systems: Developing systems that continuously and dynamically interact with their environment through the coupling of distributed computational and physical components
  • Big Analog Data™ Solutions: Connecting IT infrastructures and analytic tools, such as the cloud, with data acquisition systems to make faster decisions on test data
  • RF/Wireless: Revolutionizing the wireless industry by integrating a range of technologies from software defined radio into RF test equipment
  • Models of Computation: Integrating multiple programming approaches into a single environment to simplify complex distributed and real-time applications
  • Mobile Communication: Using mobile devices as user interfaces in measurement and control systems
  • STEM Education: Preparing students with cross-disciplinary approaches to engineering

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