Measurement Studio 8.1 is a comprehensive suite of class libraries and user interface controls for test, measurement and automation applications built using Microsoft Visual Studio. Measurement Studio 8.1 simplifies and accelerates remote monitoring and control with new network variables that help users communicate between Microsoft Windows or Web-based applications and remote test machines. It also introduces new user interface controls and extended graph functionality. Users can combine new network variables featured in Measurement Studio 8.1 with Microsoft ASP.NET Web Forms controls originally introduced in Measurement Studio 8.0 to extend remote monitoring and control capabilities. ASP.NET controls give engineers the infrastructure to create dynamic Web pages that they can view from Web-enabled devices such as PDAs, smart phones and Linux, Mac OS or Microsoft Windows machines. It also delivers new user interface enhancements to help users better acquire, analyze and present their measurement data. The new interactive run-time controls give users the option to modify control settings while their applications are running.