LabVIEW Instrument Drivers

LabVIEW™ instrument drivers package instrument capabilities as a set of standard VIs. Each VI corresponds to a programmatic operation, such as configuring, reading from, writing to, and triggering the instrument.

LabVIEW™ instrument drivers reduce test program development time and simplify instrument control by eliminating the need to learn the complex, low-level programming protocol for each instrument.

The drivers are written in G, the graphical programming language of LabVIEW™, so the block diagram source code can be examined and modified.

The source code is included with all drivers. The drivers are easy-to-use icons to combine into higher level test programs.
The VXIplug&play Systems Alliance has endorsed LabVIEW™ instrument drivers as a core technology and the basis for industry standardization. LabVIEW™ can automatically detect and load any VXIplug&play driver that is installed on the system.

ELCOM, a.s., Division of Virtual Instrumentation is one of the major suppliers of instrument drivers for world leading instrument manufacturers. LabVIEW™ instrument drivers developed by ELCOM, a.s., Division of Virtual Instrumentation are available at Rohde&Schwarz driver library and National Instruments driver library.