With the release of the latest version of National Instruments NI-DAQmx Base driver software, Linux and Mac OS X users now can develop applications with 80 National Instruments data acquisition (DAQ) devices, including 26 new NI M Series multifunction DAQ devices. NI-DAQmx Base 1.5 delivers M Series benefits, including improved accuracy, increased sampling rates and more I/O – to engineers and scientists working on Mac OS X operating systems or supported Linux distributions using kernel 2.6.