INDIA: National Instruments India, a technology pioneer and leader in Graphical System Design has launched the Graphical System Design Achievement Awards 2011 to celebrate innovative engineering and science applications which National Instruments graphical system design tools helped make successful. These awards aim to recognize engineers, scientists and researchers across India for their innovative ideas and efforts across the test, control and embedded design domains.
National Instruments graphical system design approach to engineering equips users with the tools to accelerate innovation and discovery and the awards have been put forward to inspire the vast engineering and scientific community in India to successfully design, develop and deploy novel engineering applications which improve the quality of everyday life.
The National Instruments Graphical System Design Achievement Awards 2011 has four main categories.
Overall Winner: 1st & 2nd Prizes. NI India will recognize the top two applications showcasing the most innovative projects in any field based on NI hardware and software.
Alliance Partner Category Award: This award recognizes the National Instruments Alliance Partner that has developed an interesting application in any field using NI products.
Planet NI Category Award: This award recognizes the most interesting application in any field using NI products by a Small & Medium Enterprise.
Humanitarian Category Award: This award recognizes the submission that has the potential for making the biggest improvement to and profound impact on everyday life.
Jayaram Pillai, MD, IndRA (India, Russia and Arabia), National Instruments said: “NI is built on core values which includes dedication to serving our customers and strong commitment to innovation. The graphical system design platform accelerates development of any system that requires measurement and control. Engineers who have used this approach have been truly successful in translating their imagination into reality.
“We believe recognizing and rewarding them for their vision and efforts will only give impetus to others especially students, young innovators and budding entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams to create companies and evolve as job creators.”