Industrial IoT Lab is available in NI LabVIEW Tools Network

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14 August, 2017 RAFA Solutions today announced that their new educational product “Industrial IoT Lab” is now available in NI LabVIEW Tools Network.

The educational lab was recently released, and now it became available for our customers through LabVIEW Tools Network. Latest release of the product was announced for the Basic version of the software, which includes five labs.

The purpose of the IIoT Lab is to provide software and hardware platform for learning the concepts of the IIoT. The software application is based on National Instruments’ myRIO embedded device.

As a cloud technology, the IIoT lab is using ThingWorx from PTC, and IBM Watson platforms, which are currently the most known and advanced platforms for the Internet of Things.

The IoT links smart objects to the Internet, enabling an exchange of data never available before, and brings users information in a more secure way.

Industrial IoT is when the Internet and networks expand to places such as manufacturing floors, energy grids, healthcare facilities, and transportation. Industrial devices, such as sensors, actuators, embedded controllers are being connected to the internet allowing online and remote control and monitoring.The lab provides opportunity to get acquainted with diverse spheres of Industrial IoT. One of the main advantages of the kit is the existence of comprehensive curriculum, covering various aspects of the Internet of Things. It includes topics, such as sensors and actuators, data acquisition systems, statistical analysis, etc.

The next release of the IIoT lab is planned for the Standard version, which comes with more labs.


The main features of the IIoT Lab are:

  • The cloud connectivity is presented with the support of IBM Watson and PTC ThingWorx platforms
  • 5 diverse labs covering different aspects of Industrial IoT
  • Includes exercises on creation of automation solutions, alarming and monitoring systems, etc.
  • Based on NI myRIO hardware platform
  • User Manual with curriculum and detailed exercise instructions
  • Does not require any programming environment availability or knowledge to start using the software and doing the labs

You can find the lab in LabVIEW Tools Network.


About RAFA Solutions

RAFA Solutions provides Robust and Flexible Advanced Solutions for Industrial Automation.
We are a system integrator company with extensive software as well as hardware development expertise leveraging advanced technologies. Our high-quality automation systems are a result of engineering excellence.

Our engineers have the expertise to build high quality, reliable and cost-effective products and solutions that can take industrial or manufacturing operations to a whole new level of productivity.
RAFA Solutions team can develop detailed system requirements and designs to solve your automation problems starting from a sketch on a piece of paper or your well thought out concept. For more information, visit

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