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High-Speed Vision Inspection Presentation at NIWeek 2014

This year at National Instrument's annual conference, NIWeek, DMC was invited to present on "Real-world Techniques in High-Speed Vision Inspection." DMC is an NI Silver Alliance member with a specialization in vision. Ken Brey and I are...


LabVIEW Interface: Boolean Graphics

LabVIEW is a graphical programming language in many ways. In this blog post I'll focus on the User Interface (UI) aspect of the LabVIEW language and explain how to deviate from it's traditional palette graphical elements. Specifically I'l...


DMC featured in ISA InTech Magazine

The International Society of Automation (ISA) featured DMC’s pediatric thermoregulatory test chamber project in InTech Magazine. The article, entitled “Pediatric Hospital Works with CSIA Member to Develop Unique Test Chamber,”&...


Creating a mOOnster: Practical Adaptions of LabVIEW Object Oriented

For DMC's 2014 Fed Ex Day, I spent time working on adapting the SEA Monster into a LabVIEW Object Oriented (LVOOP) format. DMC has, for many years, been developing a state machine architecture, in LabVIEW, well suited for industrial applications....


Improved Straight Edge Fitting in LabVIEW Vision Applications

When writing a vision application, it’s easy to imagine noise within an image as a sinister character hiding in the shadows and fingering the end of a grease-slick mustache. "That’s a nice straight line you have there," his voic...


Engineering Meets Pediatric Medicine at Lurie Children's Hospital

Being an engineer means you have unique skills to contribute to the world. These contributions can include improving quality of products, increasing efficiency, and generally allowing workers and companies to be more successful in their goals.  ...


Using LJ-V Keyence Lasers in LabVIEW

Using the LJV-7000 laser head is a no-brainer for any high speed imaging measurement system. This blog will discuss how to use LabVIEW to gain full control of the many useful settings and sampling speeds (up to 64 kHz) that the laser head boasts. ...


DMC is recognized as a National Instruments Vision Specialty Partner

DMC is proud to be recognized as a National Instruments Vision Specialty Partner. Alliance Partners with the Vision Specialty understand system-level solutions for vision applications and can specify and integrate all of the necessary system componen...


Chicago LabVIEW User Group Meeting Hosted at DMC

DMC hosted another great LabVIEW User Group Meeting at our Chicago office last week. This year’s agenda included a recap of the recent NIWeek 2013 with personal anecdotes from the DMC team and a peek at new features and capabilities o...


NI Week 2013 Recap

I've just finished attending my first NI Week, and I've definitely picked up a bunch of useful skills! Having started with LabVIEW less than a year ago, I took advantage of learning the latest technologies, best practices, and tried and true ...


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