Agilent Technologies Announces Updates to Electronic Instrument Control, Automation Software

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the newest version of its Command Expert software for faster and easier instrument control in many test application development environments.

This release includes support for Python, a common development environment for engineers. It also includes updates to the newest versions of the other development environments, along with continuing software enhancements.

This release of Command Expert simplifies connecting to and controlling instruments using Standard Commands for Programmable Instruments or IVI-COM command sets in many application environments. Features include:

  • •Support for Windows 8.1 and add-on support for new versions of Excel, Visual Studio, MATLAB, SystemVue and LabVIEW.
  • •A new Python add-on.
  • •More programming examples, with a new search capability to more easily find the appropriate example for faster startup.
  • •More SCPI command sets.
  • •A Connection Wizard for easier connection to instruments.

The free software can be downloaded at; registration is required.