PATENT NOTICE

National Instruments Software Related Patents
With respect to the National Instruments software product(s) being used, t
he
following patents may apply:
LabVIEW
The LabVIEW software is covered by one or more of the following Patents:
United States Patent No(s).: 4,901,221; 4,914,568; 5,291,587; 5,301,301; 5,301,3
36;
5,475,851; 5,481,740; 5,481,741; 5,497,500; 5,504,917; 5,583,988; 5,610,828; 5,6
52,909;
5,732,277; 5,734,863; 5,737,622; 5,764,546; 5,784,275; 5,821,934; 5,847,953; 5,9
05,649;
5,920,479; 5,966,532; 5,974,254; 5,987,246; 5,990,906; 6,053,951; 6,064,409; 6,0
64,812;
6,064,816; 6,102,965; 6,138,270; 6,173,438; 6,282,699; 6,370,569; 6,411,987; 6,4
37,805;
6,505,247; 6,526,566; 6,584,601; 6,690,981; 6,751,653; 6,874,148; 6,876,368; 6,8
80,130;
6,954,904; 6,971,065; 6,976,222; 6,990,652; 7,000,190; 7,017,123; 7,024,631; 7,0
28,222;
7,043,693; 7,043,696;
Design Patent No(s).: D384050; D384051; D384052, D387750
European Patent No(s).: 0242131; 1004072
Japanese Patent No(s).: 3,016,783
Canadian Patent No(s).: 1285655
LabVIEW FPGA Software/Hardware
The LabVIEW FPGA software and hardware is covered by one or more of the
following Patents:
U.S. Patent No(s).: 6,219,628; 6,311,149; 6,608,638; 6,934,667; 6,934,6
88;
6,954,724; 6,961,686; 6,983,228; 6,993,466; 7,010,470; 7,016,811; 7,024,660; 7,0
28,222
LabVIEW Real Time
The LabVIEW Real Time (LabVIEW-RT) software is covered by one or more of
the following Patents:
U.S. Patent No(s).: 6,173,438; 6,715,139; 6,961,686; 6,993,466; 7,028,2
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LabVIEW Signal Processing Toolset
The LabVIEW Signal Processing Toolset is covered by one or more of the
following Patents:
U.S. Patent No(s).: 5,353,233; 6,108,609; 6,434,515; 6,697,766; 6,882,9
58;
6,965,068
European Patent No(s).: 0632899
Japanese Patent No(s).: 2,697,957
LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module
The LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module is covered by one o
r
more of the following Patents:
U.S. Patent No(s).: 5,966,532; 6,053,951; 6,721,677; 6,745,175

6. 5.9 81.S.557.486.751.505.: 5.515.116. Patent No(s).401.673.453.569. 6. 6. 6.134. 5.S.577.707. Patent No(s).: 6.775.: 5.907.366.893.S. 6.: 5.726.487.640.775.405.754. 6.987. 5.247.629 LabVIEW Spectral Measurements Toolkit The LabVIEW Spectral Measurements Toolkit is covered by one or more of t he following Patents: U.507.963.473.477.S.388.259. Patent No(s).428.988.411.247 IVI Driver Toolset The IVI Driver Toolset is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.614. Patent No(s).S.: 6.987.542. 6. Patent No(s).332. 6.317. 6.088. 6. 6. 6.47 2 Lookout The Lookout software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U. 6. 5. 6.572.411.850. 6.411.727.370.637. 6.868. 6.569.721.LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Analysis Toolkit The LabVIEW Sound and Vibration Analysis Toolkit is covered by one or mo re of the following Patents: U.S.971.842.S. LabVIEW Order Analysis Toolset The LabVIEW Order Analysis Toolset is covered by one or more of the foll owing Patents: U. Patent No(s).S. 5.257. Patent No(s). 6. NI-VISA The NI-VISA software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.220.771.627.: 6.733.S.682.156.: 5.397.717. 6.673. 6.273. 5.145.247 TestStand The TestStand software is covered by one or more of the following Patent s: U.272 .721.629 LabVIEW PID Control Toolset The LabVIEW PID Control Toolset is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.: 6. 6.166 LabWindows/CVI The LabWindows/CVI software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.505.974.710.223.370. Patent No(s).S. 6.508.724. Patent No(s).847. 6. 6. 6.9 87.085. 6.583.378.3 92 Measurement Studio The Measurement Studio software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.418.998. 6.084. 6.: 6.870. Patent No(s).505. 5. 6.955 .829.324.: 6.081. 6.862. 6.

393. Patent No(s).681. 6.873. 5.073. 6.464. 6. Patent No(s).530.175.S.781.875.493.028. Patent No(s).743.850. 5. 6.968. 6.: 5.: 5.032.416 NI-DNET The NI-DNET software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.978. 6.845.937. 6.043. 6. 5.020. 6. 6. 6.937.052.438.775 .137.541.777. 6. 5. 5.122.154 NI-CAN The NI-CAN software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.161.148. 6. 5. 5. 5.: 6.965.057 NI Fieldbus The NI Fieldbus software.257.S. 6.2 (NI-GPIB) software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.796.974. 6.S.565 Vision Processing Related Software The Vision processing related software (including IMAQ Vision) is covered .221.2 05.109.713. 7.800.049. 5.138.738.205 . 6.243. 6.854.890.S. 6. 5.141.964.511. 6.403.958.619.572. 6. Patent No(s).028. 5.926.S.953.713 NI-SoftMotion The NI-SoftMotion software is covered by one or more of the following Pa tents: U. 5.944. is covered by one or more of the follo wing Patents: U.349.606.839. 6.: 6.NI-DAQ The NI-DAQ software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.633.012.298.702.S. NI-Motion The NI-Motion software is covered by one or more of the following Patent s: U.S.584. NI-488 The NI-488 or NI-488.777.865.441. 5.412. 6.: 5.S.721.850 .094. Patent No(s).869 Serial Bus Related Software NI software which involves communication over a serial bus may be covere d by one or more of the following patents: U.8 79. 6.122.823.838.987.820.581.096.112.530. 6.313. including one or more of the NI-FBUS Configurato r software or the NI-FBUS Monitor software. 6.274. Patent No(s).596 NI-IMAQ The NI-IMAQ software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.987.073.205.: 6.980.: 6.067. 6. 6. 6. Patent No(s). Patent No(s).952.: 6. 5.928.974.523. 5.109.0 73. 6. 5.: 5.925.016.971.892.987.839. 6.076.781.530.S. Patent No(s).926.

6. 6.366.: 6.046.985.120.158.914.S.S.921. 4. Patent No(s).S. 6.165.909.701. 6.985. 6.977.284.686. 6.: 6.221.763. Patent No(s). 6.104.944. 6.229.493.866. 6.121.: 6.560.950. 6.by one or more of the following Patents: U.7 57. 6. Patent No(s).783 SoftWire The SoftWire software is covered by one or more of the following Patents : U.931.612.665. Patent No(s). Patent No(s).625.045.917.633. 6.370.959.066. 6.831.291.385.390 PXI Configurator The PXI Configurator software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.S. 6.S.133.5 68. 6. 7. 7.886. 6.138 LABVIEW Simulation Interface Toolkit The LABVIEW Simulation Interface Toolkit has numerous patents pending Diadem The Diadem software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.222.515 MatrixX The MatrixX software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U. 6.963.710.801.S.: 6. 6. Patent No(s).535.335.219.: 6.425.039. 7.615.S. 5.S.428. 5. 7.425. 6.665.: 6.301.336 IEEE 1394 Related Software The IEEE 1394 related software is covered by one or more of the followin g Patents: U.640.640.9 63. 6. 6.034.796.047.901.934.684.079.256. Patent No(s).842 Vision Builder Software The Vision Builder software is covered by one or more of the following P atents: U.S.017.876 Switch Executive Software The Switch Executive software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U. Measurement and Automation Explorer (MAX) The MAX software is covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.312.452.513 Electronics Workbench The Electronics Workbench software is covered by one or more of the fol lowing Patents: U.270 . Patent No(s).587. Patent No(s). 5. 5.: 4.: 7.013.940.179. 6.690.S.: 6.572 .681.331.552. 4.229. 6.425.: 6.667. Patent No(s). 6. 6.

5.359. 5. 6.S.949.765.678.660. GPIB and VXI hardware products implementing IEEE 1394. and USB Hardware Products hardware products that interface to one or more of PC 1394.298. 6.516.0 42. 5. Patent No(s). 5.347.118. 6.749. 6.098.418. 6.781.188. 5.086.583. 6.373.459.423.528. 5.659.694.037. 5.875.380.383.572. PXI. Patent No(s).8 86.016. 6. are covered by one o r more of the following Patents: U.684. 5. t he following patents may apply: PCI. and USB are covered by one or more of the 5.838. 5.298. Patent No(s).980.124.841.525.897. 6.673.838.686.5 29. 5.536. 6.376. 6. 6.S. 6.781. 6.0 98.033 Flex Hardware Products National Instruments flexible resolution ( Flex ) products are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.359. 6. 6.287.660.137. 5.020.313. 6. 6.020. PXI. National Instruments I.946.311.034. 5.792.917.979.S. 5.: .859. 6. 5. 6.511.654.504.575 Measurement Hardware Products National Instruments measurement hardware products (including data acquisi tion (DAQ). 6.125.138. 5.572. 5.909. 6. CompactPCI.S.: 5.970. 6. 6.796.608.781. 5.016. VXI. 5. 6.918.232.608. CompactPCI.425.466.232.140.542.937. including DAQ.622. computer-based instruments. 5. VXI.239 (arbitrary waveform generator).S.648.166. 6.049. 6.755 IEEE 1394.955. 5. 5. 6.831.649.935.138. Patent No(s). Patent No(s).: 5.355.243.323.838. 5. 6. 6.979. 7.298.: 5.533. 5. 5.016.092.897. and signal sources) are covered by one or mor e of the following Patents: U. 6.124.620.781. 5. 5.953. 5.706.National Instruments Hardware Related Patents With respect to the National Instruments hardware product(s) being used.664.S.874. 7.707.654 .842.734.175. 6.: 6.989.112.049.249. IEEE following Patents: U.149.513.955. Patent No(s).751. GPIB Hardware Products National Instruments GPIB hardware products are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.123 .112 . IEEE 1394 Hardware Products National Instruments hardware products implementing IEEE 1394. .594.095.232.612.741. 6.2 85.006.261.063. 5.957.: 5.333 Modular Instruments National Instruments modular instruments are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.315.646. 6.663. 6.261.734.313. 5.137. 6.

5.: 6.987.932.690 . 6.179.S.822.754 MXI-3 and MXI-4 Module Products National Instruments MXI-3 and MXI-4 Module products are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.968 . 5.823.690.941.033.129.068. 5. 4.622. 6.066 VXI Hardware Products National Instruments VXI hardware products are covered by one or more of t he following Patents: U.5. 6.554.S.: 5.504.968.: 5. 6.970.154.117.916.938.876. 6. Patent No(s).552.086. 5.012. Patent No(s). 5.418.815.748.S.065.411.182.649.971. CAN and DeviceNet) are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.850.981.963. 6.: 6.: 0465221 Vision / IMAQ Hardware Products National Instruments Vision or IMAQ hardware products are covered by one o r more of the following Patents: U. 6. Patent No(s). 6.720.075. 5.505.796. 6.098.109.283 PXI Express National Instruments PXI Express products are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.: 6.571 FieldPoint Products National Instruments FieldPoint products are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U.995.038.161. Patent No(s). 5.313.: 4.S.S.: 6.226. 6.175. 6. 6. Patent No(s). Patent No(s).425.896.182.972.390 PC Cards PC Cards manufactured and/or sold by National Instruments are licensed und er one or more of the following Patents: U.617 European Patent No(s). 6. 6. 6.247 Design Patent No(s).S.: D417198 Fieldbus Hardware Products National Instruments Fieldbus hardware products (including Foundation Fiel dbus.: 5.734.440.S.762 .464 CompactRIO Products National Instruments CompactRIO products are covered by one or more of the following Patents: U. 6. Patent No(s).842. 5. Patent No(s). 6.950.006.470 NI-ELVIS The NI-ELVIS product is covered by one or more of the following Patents: .320.603.376.S.

Patent No(s).563 Other U.S.895. and International Patents Pending .S.U.: 6.