The ConnexThing Toolkits, says the company, is designed to accelerate the deployment of IoT solutions by enabling customers to quickly connect new and existing manufacturing test assets to ThingWorx. Each toolkit targets a specific programming language or test sequencer to accelerate the implementation and deployment of an IoT solution with ThingWorx.
"The Averna ConnexThing Toolkit is the first in a series of new operational technology (OT) solutions designed to help clients gain insight on manufacturing and test processes and deploy Smart Connected Operations," says Jean-Levy Beaudoin, VP Platforms & Innovation for Averna. "By leveraging the power of PTC's ThingWorx Industrial IoT Platform together with our test assembly automation and machine vision expertise, Averna is uniquely qualified to help organizations achieve their digital transformation, enabling further productivity and quality improvement."
JP Provencher, VP Manufacturing Strategy and Solutions at PTC adds, "PTC is pleased to have Averna in the PTC Partner Network, allowing for their recognized quality and test expertise to be made readily available to ThingWorx customers. The ThingWorx extensions they have built help manufacturing companies improve test and quality processes by making them connected, real-time, predictive, and augmented."
The ConnexThing Toolkit for NI TestStand, which is available for download now, streamlines the connection between TestStand's ready-to-run test management software and ThingWorx's end-to-end IoT platform. It comes complete with templates, data shapes, widgets, and dashboard examples that easily link test stations.
The ConnexThing Toolkit for NI TestStand offers the following key features:
- Accelerates the integration of ThingWorx with TestStand
- Enables easy monitoring of test stations and asset management using the configurable ThingWorx dashboard tool
- Orchestrates bi-directional communication
- Provides guidance for clean code and architecture