DAQ Software & Analysis

Umbrella’s data acquisition software approach to implementing sophisticated software has been developed and deployed over several years in a number of challenging environments, from manufacturing, biotechnology laboratory control, aerospace and automation, to general electronics manufacturing. Umbrella is unique in developing solutions for manufacturing from both the enterprise and the plant floor perspective and in building long-term, robust solutions for our clients.
Speedy Deployment
Our rapid prototyping methodology gets software applications into your hands early in the development process, when refinements can be made with the least expense. Our flexible tools and software components allow us to quickly build highly customized, networked systems and help our clients achieve rapid success. We have in-depth knowledge of data-intensive manufacturing, engineering, and scientific environments. When combined with our flexible software tools, this knowledge allows us to deploy effective solutions in a fraction of the typical timeline.
Easy Integration with Existing Systems & Flexibility
We use flexible components from our extensive library of software routines to build systems that are compatible with add-on modules from National Instruments and with instrument drivers from Agilent, Tektronix, Keithly, Anritsu, and other hardware vendors. An important part of our rapid development technique is the use of LabVIEW from National Instruments. LabVIEW’s graphical programming language makes it easy to develop functional user interfaces. We adhere to both our own strict development guidelines and those suggested by National Instruments to ensure a product that is reliable, maintainable, and expandable. We assure interoperability between our products and other software by complying with industry standards and protocols. These include TCP/IP, DCOM/ActiveX, OPC, HTTP, HTML, XML, ADO, SQL, and GEM/SECS.
  • Automated cell and bio-material quantification
  • Process monitoring
  • Integrated imaging
  • Motion control
  • Laboratory automation
  • Manufacturing test systems
  • Mechanical parts inspection
  • Sensor and instrument interfacing
  • Real-time feedback and control
  • Networked SCADA systems
  • PLC integration
  • SPC, Pareto analysis