About NI

For more than 45 years, NI has been at the forefront of the test and measurement industry, providing engineers with best-in-class hardware and software to ensure precise test data when there’s no margin for error. Through deep industry expertise, NI takes on complexity, so you don’t have to - combining automated systems with enterprise software to connect data across the product lifecycle, enable advanced analytics and uncover actionable insights. We view test not simply as a necessity but as an opportunity to realize the full potential of your product and business performance.

The acquisition of Kratzer Automation Test Systems further expands NI’s investment in the high growth area of vehicle electrification and enhances connections with automotive customers leading the EV transformation. By providing EV testing software and fully integrated test systems, NI will help enable customers to achieve the scale at which the EV market is growing, driven by consumer demand, global regulations, and the push for sustainable transportation. The combined strength of NI’s flexible EV hardware and software test platform with Kratzer Automation AG’s application specific EV software and integration capabilities will provide holistic customer solutions that will enable faster responses to changing test needs, accelerating time to market and lowering total cost of test for a broader set of EV technologies.

Read the full news release.

NI is Electrifying the Mobility Revolution

Electric Vehicles (EV) promise blue skies and sustainability that’s driving innovation at an unprecedented scale and speed. As automakers invest aggressively to be first and gain market share, engineers must test for uncompromising safety—and evolving performance expectations—with no playbook and no shortcuts. The test they do on EV batteries, inverters, and chargers can be the difference between announcing the best-performing EV ever or a recall.

Learn more about NI’s EV test capabilities.