National Instruments sponsors RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition

Sept. 5, 2007

Framingham, Mass. – September 4 – Robotics Trends and EH Publishing today announced that National Instruments will sponsor the inaugural RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition (, which will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California Oct. 25-26, 2007. Additionally, Ray Almgren, vice president of product marketing and academic relations at NI, will be delivering a keynote session at the event, "A Robotics Development Platform from Kindergarten to Rocket Science." The RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition is the international technical design and development event for the mobile robotics and intelligent systems industry.

“I am very pleased to announce the participation of National Instruments in the RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition as a sponsor,” said Dan Kara, conference chairman and president of Robotics Trends. “National Instruments is a well known and highly respected provider of industry-leading tools for designing, prototyping and deploying complex, automative systems including autonomous robots and robotic technology.”

"NI is proud to sponsor the RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition, the first robotics industry event that is focused on the technical design and development of commercial mobile robots and intelligent systems," said Ray Almgren of NI. "It provides an excellent opportunity for us to educate technical professionals on how graphical system design can be applied to simplify the development of such sophisticated robotic systems."

The RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition is a multifaceted educational forum and trade show dedicated to addressing the technical issues involved with the design and development of commercial robotic products. Tracks within the 2007 RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition include:
Design, Development and Standards, Tools and Platforms, and Enabling Technology.