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Graphical System Design Achievement Awards Honor Top Engineering and Scientific Innovations
Aug 08, 2012 (05:08 PM EDT)

News Highlights:

- NI recognizes 18 innovative applications developed by engineers, scientists and researchers using a graphical system design approach with NI technology.

- 122 applicants from 25 countries submitted applications that NI judged with a four-person panel of technical experts, industry specialists, trade publication editors and NI executives.

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NIWeek – The 11th annual National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) Graphical System Design Achievement Awards last night honored engineers, scientists and researchers for developing solutions that address critical challenges. The award ceremony, held during the annual NIWeek conference and exhibition, recognized the following winning applications.

"Over the past five years, the Graphical System Design Achievement Awards has become more than an awards ceremony; it's a forum for those who are changing the world," said Dave Wilson, director of academic and training and certification marketing for NI. "NI helps engineers and scientists find solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges, ranging from improving medical device development to bringing mobile phone coverage to rural areas, and we want to take the time to honor them."

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SOURCE National Instruments