SME WORLD Bureau
Since 1976, National Instruments (NI) has been a driving force for engineers and scientists to face a plethora of challenges of productivity and innovations. With its felxible technology solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation in a variety of industry verticals - from healthcare to automotive, from consumer electronics to particle physics, NI has been facilitating professionals and technocrats come onboard its integrated hardware and software platform to improve the living conditions of the teeming millions across nations.
NI India was set up in 1998 to propagate virtual instrumentation technology in the country. The consistent growth and increased investment by NI in India is a testament to the success the company has enjoyed in the adoption of virtual instrumentation technology in India. NI understands the nuances and issues that Indian engineers and scientists face and has introduced various initiatives to enrich the lives of these engineers.
With an R&D facility in Bangalore, NI India's has received more than seven patents for innovations in the fields of motion control algorithms, RF and software development.
Encouraged by the growth story of the sprawling SMEs sector in India, NI has designed a dedicated program called 'The Planet NI SME Program' which is an 'extremely special' National Instrument's initiative affording start-ups and SMEs access its latest trchnology and ecosystem with better affordability. According to NI, in the last 5 years, the program has impacted 200 SMEs providing them with more projects due to reduced development time which means increased economic prosperity.
Says Jayaram Pillai, Managing Director, National Instruments (India, Russia and Arabia), “we at National Instruments, “we truly believe that innovation and technological breakthroughs are often developed by small, entrepreneurial technology companies. We share our roots to the same innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of our founders and we want to help similar individuals and companies across the world. Our long-term vision and focus is on improving society through our technology. The planet NI program falls perfectly in sync with our vision.”
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