NI has recently introduced its latest solution, known as the Software-Defined Battery Lab Solution, aiming to assist automakers and their suppliers in proactively adapting to the evolving landscape of electric vehicle (EV) batteries. This innovative offering enables them to stay ahead in the face of ongoing technological advancements.
According to the company, their newly introduced solution encompasses all the fundamental components necessary for a contemporary battery lab. It provides companies with the essential test and measurement hardware required to develop superior batteries on a significant scale. This capability is crucial for achieving a future where electric cars, trucks, and other vehicles become affordable for the general population.
In terms of its operational approach, the solution is referred to as “software-defined” since it leverages software tools to integrate all the aforementioned components into a unified platform. This platform enables the validation of battery cells, modules, and packs, while also managing and analysing data. NI stated that the software’s adaptability and open nature facilitate the swift development of customized test systems and the efficient reuse of code.