National Instruments is a company that provides a suite of software used to run lab equipment. The College of Engineering uses LabVIEW for most of its instruments in its laboratories.
The LabVIEW software is free to all OSU students.
Windows Desktop Computers
LabVIEW is available to all students and faculty. Signal Express and other NI software are available on request.
If you are installing LabVIEW on an Engineering Windows Desktop, do not activate the product, contact email@example.com for an academic site license instead.
To install NI LabVIEW Student Edition, visit: https://www.ni.com/en-us/support/downloads/software-products/download.labview-student-software-suite.html#352831
To license the software, it will need to first be installed.
Visit https://delta.ni.com/nilg-activate/jsp/customer_activate_details.jsp and fill out the form:
If you have already installed LabVIEW and need drivers, visit: https://www.ni.com/en-us/support/downloads/drivers/download.ni-488-2.html#329025
For information about licensing visit: https://knowledge.ni.com/KnowledgeArticleDetails?id=kA00Z000000P9BTSA0&l=en-US
For information about how to use LabVIEW visit: http://www.ni.com/academic/students/learn/