Vehicle Communication Toolkit

The Vehicle Communication Toolkit works with NI-XNET-supported devices to handle Restbus simulation for automotive networks.
The Vehicle Communication Toolkit is a software add-on that provides a LabVIEW API that is compatible with Windows and NI Linux Real-Time operating systems, and a C/C++ API that is compatible with Windows. Additionally, this add-on includes a custom device for VeriStand. You can use the add-on with communication database files such as AUTOSAR XML to send and receive controller area network (CAN), local interconnect network (LIN), Flexray, or automotive Ethernet signals to and from NI-XNET-supported PXI, PCI, CompactDAQ, and CompactRIO devices. With the Vehicle Communication Toolkit, you can monitor, send, or receive signals to test a device under test (DUT). The Vehicle Communication Toolkit incorporates intellectual properties and products such as PROVEtech:RBS from AKKA technologies. The registered trademark Linux® is used pursuant to a sublicense from LMI, the exclusive licensee of Linus Torvalds, owner of the mark on a worldwide basis.
+ Read More


The operating systems that are natively compatible with this product.

Indicates the specific revision of the product. Most products use year-based versioning.

Included Editions

Indicates the software editions that are included in the download option.

Indicates whether the download includes 32- or 64-bit software. This value does not refer to your OS.

Language used in the software user interface.

Release Date
Included Versions
Supported OS
File Size

Product Support Resources

Activation Instructions

Get help activating NI software products, whether you're a software administrator, student, or engineer.

Finding Examples

Learn how to find example code within NI products and through the NI Community.


Network, share, and ask questions with other members of the NI community.