An interesting and important report has been published on the e-Cat Site blog in which the admin (couldn’t find a full name) reports on correspondence with Julia Betts, Corporate Communications Manager at National Instruments. In this correspondence, Ms. Betts confirmed that Andrea Rossi’s account of the relationship between NI and Leonardo Corporation was accurate. She even cited Rossi’s recent statement about his dealings with NI as being accurate.
Here’s an excerpt from the e-Cat Site article:
[Ms. Betts] was in fact was very friendly and helpful, and did in fact provide a very important clarification that many of us missed and others perhaps intentionally obscured.
While Ms. Betts reiterated once again that Leonardo Corp was not currently a customer of National Instruments, there have been ongoing discussions between the two parties . . . After my conversation with Ms. Betts, it would seem that the word “discussion” as used in this context has a meaning with somewhat more depth, with that meaning being ongoing technical collaboration between the parties . . . Over the past several months [Rossi] has frequently stated that he was working with National Instruments on E-Cat development. I specifically asked Ms. Betts if these statements were exaggerations or outright lies on Mr. Rossi’s part and she informed me that THEY WERE NOT, and that indeed Mr. Rossi has been portraying Leonardo Corp’s work with National Instruments accurately.
This should be important information for those who have been looking for some corraboration of Rossi’s statements about his work with National Instruments. There have been a number of people commenting that the recent reports about Rossi no longer being a customer of NI are more evidence that he is involved in some kind of hoax or scam. From the information provide here by Julia Betts it seems that he has accurately reported the situation.