Redefining RF and Microwave Instrumentation Through Open Software and Modular Hardware

Wireless communication has permeated almost every electronic device, from refrigerators and electrical meters to the more commonly acknowledged mobile phones and tablet PCs. But when the time comes to add RF to a test system, it may prove significantly more challenging than adding other measurements of the past. National Instruments is trying to re-define the traditional approach with its RF test equipment based on the PXI platform.