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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Hugo Andrade, Brian K Odom, Cary P Butler: System and method for configuring an instrument to perform measurement functions utilizing conversion of graphical programs into hardware implementations. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, April 17, 2001: US06219628 (284 worldwide citation)

A system and method for configuring an instrument to perform measurement functions, wherein the instrument includes a programmable hardware element. A graphical program is first created, wherein the graphical program implements a measurement function. The graphical program may include a front panel ...


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Arthur Ryan, Hugo Andrade: Reconfigurable test system. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 30, 2001: US06311149 (161 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable test system including a host computer coupled to a reconfigurable test instrument. The reconfigurable test instrument includes reconfigurable hardware—i.e. a reconfigurable hardware module with one or more programmable elements such as Field Programmable Gate Arrays for realizing an ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Hugo Andrade, Brian Keith Odom, Cary Paul Butler, Andrew Mihal: System and method for converting graphical programs into hardware implementations which utilize probe insertion. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, June 24, 2003: US06584601 (99 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method for generating a hardware implementation of graphical code. The method may operate to configure an instrument to perform measurement functions, wherein the instrument includes a programmable hardware element. The method comprises first creating a graphical pr ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Hugo Andrade, Brian K Odom, Cary P Butler: Specifying and targeting portions of a graphical program for real-time response. National Instruments Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Jeffrey C Hood, November 1, 2005: US06961686 (59 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method for generating a hardware implementation of graphical code. The method comprises first creating a graphical program. A first portion of the graphical program may optionally be compiled into machine code for execution by a CPU. A second portion of the graphica ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Hugo Andrade, Brian Keith Odom, Cary Paul Butler, Andrew Mihal: System and method for configuring a programmable hardware instrument to perform measurement functions utilizing estimation of the hardware implentation and management of hardware resources. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, August 19, 2003: US06608638 (56 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method for generating a hardware implementation of graphical code. The method may operate to configure an instrument to perform measurement functions, wherein the instrument includes a programmable hardware element. The method comprises first creating a graphical pr ...


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Bob Mitchell, Hugo Andrade, Jogen Pathak, Samson DeKey, Abhay Shah, Todd Brower: System and method for controlling an instrumentation system. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, December 8, 1998: US05847955 (45 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling a computer-based instrumentation system which provides simplified application development and improved performance for instrumentation systems. The present invention provides a system including a software architecture which defines the control and management of an ...


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Arthur Ryan, Rodney Cummings, Hugo Andrade, B Keith Odom: System and method for testing telecommunication service installations. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, February 4, 2003: US06516053 (43 worldwide citation)

A modular telecommunication test system is presented including a portable computer system and at least one portable telecommunication test module located external to the computer system. The portable computer system stores a telecommunication test application (e.g., in a memory system). Each test mo ...


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Bob Mitchell, Hugo Andrade, Jogen Pathak, Samson DeKey, Abhay Shah, Todd Brower: Method and apparatus for controlling an instrumentation system. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, March 3, 1998: US05724272 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling instrumentation systems and for providing a user with the capability to develop instrument drivers and application software for controlling instrumentation systems. The present invention provides a system including a software architecture which defines the cont ...


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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Hugo Andrade, Brian Keith Odom, Cary Paul Butler, Kevin L Schultz: System and method for configuring an instrument to perform measurement functions utilizing conversion of graphical programs into hardware implementations. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, August 31, 2004: US06784903 (34 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method for generating a hardware implementation of graphical code. The method may operate to configure an instrument to perform measurement functions, wherein the instrument includes a programmable hardware element. The method comprises first creating a graphical pr ...


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Dan Mondrik, Samson DeKey, Hugo Andrade: System and method for mapping driver level event function calls from a process-based driver level program to a session-based instrumentation control driver level system. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon, June 23, 1998: US05771388 (29 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling applications written for SICL driver level software to operate with a VISA system. The present invention maps driver level event function calls from the SICL driver level library to VISA resource operations. This enables a VISA system to operate in conjunction with a ...