Data Record AD Plug-In Creation Toolkit 1.0 Readme

June 2021

This file contains important information about Data Record Autonomous Driving Plug-In Creation Toolkit 1.0 (Plug-In Creation Toolkit), including installation instructions. You can use the Plug-In Creation Toolkit to create and modify I/O plug-ins to interface with your Data Record System AD (Data Record System) based on your application needs.

You can find more release information on ni.com.


System Requirements

Supported Controllers and Operating Systems

Application Software Support

Installation Instructions

Product Security and Critical Updates

Accessing the Help

Automating the Installation of NI Products

Using NI Software with Microsoft Windows 10

Legal Information


System Requirements

Plug-In Creation Toolkit 1.0 has the following requirements:

  • 2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor (or equivalent)
  • Minimum disk capacity of 160 GB
  • Minimum 8 GB of RAM
  • Minimum .NET Framework: 4.6.2

Refer to the LabVIEW Readme for additional system requirements and supported operating systems for LabVIEW 2020.

Supported Controllers and Operating Systems

Plug-In Creation Toolkit 1.0 supports the following controllers:

  • PXIe-8861
  • PXIe-8880
  • PXIe-8881

Note  The PXIe-8881 controller is functionally supported, but its high power consumption levels must taken into account during power budgeting.

Plug-In Creation Toolkit 1.0 supports the following operating system:

  • Windows 10 (64-bit only)

Application Software Support

The Plug-In Creation Toolkit supports the following application software versions, including service packs.

  • LabVIEW 2020

Installation Instructions

Download the Plug-In Creation Toolkit as part of the Data Record AD Development Suite software installer from ni.com/downloads. NI software includes NI Package Manager to handle the installation. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.

Notes

  • The Plug-In Creation Toolkit is part of the Data Record AD Development Suite installer.
  • If Windows Update is enabled, the installation process might hang if Windows Update interferes with the installation of Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Run-Time. Visit ni.com/r/exjq43 for more information and steps to resolve this issue.

Product Security and Critical Updates

Visit ni.com/security to view and subscribe to receive security notifications about NI products. Visit ni.com/critical-updates for information about critical updates from NI.

Accessing the Help

Refer to the Data Record AD Plug-In Creation Toolkit Manual, accessible from ni.com/manuals, or the Data Record AD GitHub repository for information about the Plug-In Creation Toolkit.

Automating the Installation of NI Products

You can automate the installation of most NI products using command-line arguments to suppress some or all of the installer user interface and dialog boxes.

The .NET 4.6.2 installer may run before any NI software installs and may require a reboot before the installation of NI software begins. To avoid a .NET reboot, install .NET 4.6.2 separately before you install NI software.

For more information about automating the installation of NI products, refer to Automating an Installer in the NI Package Manager manual.

Using NI Software with Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, visit ni.com/windows10.


Legal Information

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End-User License Agreements and Third-Party Legal Notices

You can find end-user license agreements (EULAs) and third-party legal notices in the following locations after installation:

  • Notices are located in the <National Instruments>\_Legal Information and <National Instruments> directories.
  • EULAs are located in the <National Instruments>\Shared\MDF\Legal\license directory.
  • Review <National Instruments>\_Legal Information.txt for information on including legal information in installers built with NI products.

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