Activate Your DigiMetrix Toolkit or Library in LabVIEW

Updated Jul 12, 2021

Environment

Software

  • DigiMetrix Robotics Library
  • Robotics Toolkit for FANUC
  • Robotics Toolkit for Visual Components
  • Robotics Toolkit for Stäubli
  • Robotics Toolkit for Epson
  • Robotics Toolkit for Kawasaki
  • Robotics Toolkit for Yaskawa Motoman
  • Robotics Toolkit for Mitsubishi
  • Robotics Toolkit for DENSO
  • Robotics Toolkit for KUKA KR C2
  • Robotics Toolkit for ABB

This article explains how to activate a robotics toolkit or library from DigiMetrix for use in LabVIEW.

In order to use a DigiMetrix robotics toolkit or library for use in LabVIEW, you will first need to download the appropriate toolkit/library to your development PC. These toolkits can either be downloaded from NI's site, for example, the Robotics Toolkit for Visual Components, or can be downloaded through VI Package Manager by searching for "DigiMetrix" in the add-on browser. Once this is downloaded, follow the appropriate steps below depending on your target.

VIPM search results for digimetrix robotics libraries and toolkits.

PC

To activate a DigiMetrix toolkit or library for use on your development PC:
  1. If LabVIEW is running, close it before moving to the next step.
  2. Reopen LabVIEW when logged in on an administrator account or by using the "Run as Administrator" Windows option.
  3. Open the Third Party Add-On Activation Wizard by going to Help -> Activate Add-Ons through the LabVIEW splash screen.
  4. Select the DigiMetrix robotics toolkit or library you're looking to activate, and select Activate. 
Initial window for third party addon activation in LabVIEW.
  1. Select "Automatically activate through an Internet connection," enter the License ID and password you received via email when you purchased your toolkit or library, and activate your software.
Activation method for online activation of DigiMetrix addon.
  1. Alternatively, you can activate your software using the Web Browser option and obtain an activation code with your License ID and password by browsing to the link listed in the window.
Activation window for activating DigiMetrix addon using online link.

Real-Time cRIO or PXI

To activate a DigiMetrix robotics toolkit or library, you'll need to send your contact information and licensing information to DigiMetrix support at support@digimetrix.com. DigiMetrix will be able to assist you with the activation of your toolkits/libraries on your remote target.


You should receive your activation email with your License ID and Password within a week of purchasing a DigiMetrix robotics toolkit or library through NI. If you don't receive this email, or need to request your License ID or password again, you should reach out to the LabVIEW Tools Network Team, who manages the activation data for DigiMetrix add-ons, at labviewtoolsnetwork@ni.com.