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How to Programmatically Generate Global Virtual Channels with LabVIEW

How many times have you had to create numerous global virtual channels for a project? It’s the tedious task of going into NI MAX and creating a channel one by one based on an IO sheet. In this tutorial, I will show you how to programmaticall...


Unleashing the Power of VBA Using NI Report Generation Toolkit

Built-in functionality from the Report Generation Toolkit (RGT) is an awesome way to get started programmatically manipulating Word using LabVIEW. This tutorial will demonstrate how to further customize your report's formatting by creating VIs. ...


The Guide to Life at DMC Houston

Houston has produced some of the nation’s gems, including NASA and Beyoncé. Now, a new masterpiece has arisen—the new and improved DMC Houston office.  New Building New Me Prior to the pandemic, DMC Houston relocated to th...


Communicating Between a Siemens PLC and LabVIEW Using Modbus TCP

Have you ever needed to integrate LabVIEW into a Siemens PLC project or vice versa? PLCs offer features such as reliability and safety, whereas LabVIEW has plug and play libraries for a variety of hardware. The list of different benefits these two...


How to Create an Object-Oriented Dynamic User Interface in LabVIEW

It’s not uncommon for DMC to develop applications for flexible test stands with interchangeable devices. With these test stands, the type of data acquired can change at a given time, so it makes sense to pair it with a user interface that adapt...


LUSH Welcome Party

After training in Chicago and kicking off my career at DMC by helping out in Reno, I finally made my way back to my home office of Houston. Being back permitted me to have my very own welcome party which every employee at gets. Everyone ...