SoftWIRE, the popular graphical programming extension for Visual
Studio .NET is now FREE!
MasTec Ltd, the distributor of the Graphical Programming Language
Softwire for New Zealand, has an important announcement, Oct 6th, 2004
SoftWIRE Technology have just announced that SoftWIRE will now be offered
FREE of charge to any individual or corporation worldwide, by download from
The award winning SoftWIRE package allows users to quickly and easily create
software applications in .NET, without writing any code. Users simple select the
GUI controls required for the application from over 200 provided, then connect
the controls with simple drag-and-drop wires.
“By offering this product for free, we will provide an open graphical programming
standard which will benefit the entire measurement industry,” said Bendrix Bailey,
CEO of SoftWIRE Technology. “We already have a number of OEMs that have
committed to standardize on SoftWIRE, and that number will rise dramatically as
people consider the powerful software they may now provide their customers at no
It is now possible to build sophisticated DAQ systems using Softwire and low cost USB
DAQ for minimal outlay of about $300NZ.