National Instruments Corporation, or NI, is an American company with international operation. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, it is a producer of automated test equipment and virtual instrumentation software. Common applications include data acquisition, instrument control and machine vision. In 2012, the company sold products to more than 35,000 companies with revenues of $1.12 billion USD.
National Instruments 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 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 the world.
National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI) has been primarily known by engineers and scientists as one of the premiere test and measurement equipment companies.