Video clip: Wind turbine data in a cloud
Wind turbine data in a cloud: Aaron Pena, NI ELP engineer, applications engineering, shows how data from wind turbines can be served up in a cloud (on the web) for access and analysis anywhere that has a web connection, as shown at NIWeek 2010.
Wind turbine data in a cloud...
Aaron Pena, NI ELP engineer, applications engineering, shows how data from wind turbines can be served up in a cloud (on the web) for access and analysis anywhere that has a web connection.
In another cloud-based initiative, NI is expecting to save time and computing resources by offering code compilation with software as a service (SaaS), so no engineer has to be idle while code is compiling on an in-house computer.
Faster iterations and more of them translate into more bullet-proof designs, according to National Instruments at NIWeek 2010.
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- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com.
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