BANGALORE, INDIA: National Instruments (NI), a technology pioneer and leader in Graphical System Design announced its new Research & Development facility at its India centre in Bangalore.
The already established R&D centre has moved to a new location, which will allow NI to efficiently provide strategic and operational support and services for its growing clients.
The new NI facility is equipped with best-in-class product development infrastructure and employee workspace to provide the tools and environment required for efficient product innovation and R&D.
As part of the strategic growth, NI will hire new talent and take on more work in the areas of product development in NI core products such as NI LabVIEW graphical system design software, RF, and Vision to the new Bangalore center. This will help in driving product development with sufficient room for growth over the next three years.
Jayaram Pillai, MD, said: “India is emerging as a huge market for our operations. With an engineering and professional services team already in place, our focus is to meet strategic business goals. This has begun to yield results and we have decided to further strengthen the R&D team here with an investment in physical infrastructure and human resources.”
Phil Hester, Senior Vice President of R&D added: “India R&D center is one of the strategic growth areas for National Instruments. We plan for it to become a centre of excellence in R&D, with focus on innovation, value creation, and enhancing our intellectual property.”
In addition, the new facility will also focus on filing patents in the field of Motion Control algorithms, RF, and software development. India R&D has received more than seven patents for innovations in in these areas.
NI R&D operations in India have seen tremendous growth over the past four years. This growth is both in terms of fresh talent and the number of strategic product development activities that the center is involved in. Algorithm development and Software Test will be key areas of growth for R&D in Bangalore.