IPEmotion features a unique PlugIn concept

By its open PlugIn concept, IPEmotion supports any hardware. Its open interfaces make IPEmotion a highly customizable DAQ software. You can either use the PlugIns in our library or write one yourself. Our SDK will support you. You'll find more information on the PlugIn Development page.


  • Developers can create individual plugins for their hardware
  • Easy-to-use software development kit including application examples
  • Extensive PlugIn design tools
  • Large online PlugIn library for various applications
  • Synchronous data acquisition for any hardware
  • One DAQ software for any hardware

PlugIn overview

Find more information on our current PlugIns and downloads here.


  • Version:

    Configuration and data acquisition (Strain gage, ICP, Voltage, High Voltage, mA, RTD, TC, DIO, PWM, Encoder) of the IPETRONIK CAN modules.

  • Version:

    Configuration and data acquisition for all IPETRONIK data logger series and add on modules like: Video Extender, FlexRay Extender, COMgate etc…

  • Version:

    Configuration and data acquisition for the X-LINK device series. Mx-SENS2 4, Mx-SENS2 8 and Sx-STG modules via Ethernet and the M2 module series via CAN-Bus.

Other PlugIns

Automotive applications
PlugIn Version Description Links
CAN-AcquisitionCAN-Acquisition CAN-Acquisition 01.06.00

Direct data acquisition from ECU (Electronic Control Unit) via CAN bus. The signal configuration files are imported to IPEmotion via CANdb or Autosar files. CANdb and XML CANdb exports are supported, as well.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

CAN-SendCAN-Send CAN-Send 01.02.00

Sending CAN message to stimulate CAN controllers and ECUs, or other software packages suitable for CAN communication. Configuration via .DBC and Autosar files.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

IPEsensorsIPEsensors IPEsensors 01.01.00

Configuration and data acquisition with IPETRONIK CAN bus devices IPElambda and IPEspeed.

Ipemotion - PlugIn - PLINIpemotion - PlugIn - PLIN PLIN 02.01.00

LIN bus measurement with configuration as master, slave or listener. Signals are imported via .LDF description file.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

ProtocolsProtocols Protocols 02.00.00

Data acquisition from ECU based on XCP, CCP, KWP and GM-LAN protocol. This PlugIn is supporting the standardized measurement of OBD-2 (On Board Diagnostic) signals, as well.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

Dynamic systems
PlugIn Version Description Links
Ipemotion - PlugIn - Addi-DataIpemotion - PlugIn - Addi-Data ADDI-DATA 01.00.00

Device, channel configuration and data acquisition based on TCP/IP.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG


Device configurations can be automatically detected. TestCommander software is needed for modifying the device configuration.
Vendor: Gantner Instruments GmbH

GoldammerGoldammer Goldammer

Data acquisition boards for dynamic applications. The boards support many real-time functions with one exception of the on board FFT calculation. Automatic Hardware detection is implemented.
Vendor: Goldammer GmbH

HBM-QuantumXHBM-QuantumX HBM-QuantumX 01.00.00

Configuration and data acquisition of the 8-channel universal signal conditioning unit for Current, Volt, RTD, Thermocouple and Strain Gauge measurement.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

IOtechIOtech IOtech 01.00.01

Device configuration and data acquisition of DaqBook 2000 series devices and IO modules. The PlugIn also requires the IOtech DATACom device driver.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

NI-DAQmxNI-DAQmx NI-DAQmx 01.01.00

Channel configuration and data recording of the National Instruments USB DAQmx devices. Automatic hardware detection via USB interface is supported. The DAQmx device driver library is also needed.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

Evaluation kits
PlugIn Version Description Links
Technikmedia-ATMEL 01.01.02

The PlugIn supports data communication to the analog and digital processor IOs together with the ATMEL program.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

TechnikmediaTechnikmedia Technikmedia-AvrNetIO 01.00.02

Experimental board from Pollin with an Ethernet interface. The K8 relay card with all IOs is included in the PlugIn.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

Velleman-K8055 / Velleman-VM110NVelleman-K8055 / Velleman-VM110N Velleman 02.01.00

K8055 evaluation board. Automatic hardware detection over the USB port. All IO functions are supported.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

PlugIn Version Description Links
ADAM_4000ADAM_4000 ADAM_4000 01.00.00

Data acquisition and device configuration is based on serial communication interfaces.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG


Data acquisition via Ethernet TCP/IP field bus coupler for all digital and analog signals. The Module configuration is done with the .NET Utility software.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG


Configuration and data acquisition of Beckhoff TCP/IP field bus couplers with K bus terminals. Interfacing to TwinCAT PLCs based on EtherCAT EL terminals is also supported.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

Dataforth PlugInDataforth PlugIn Dataforth

Configuration and data acquisition of the MAQ20 COM4 interface including all IO modules.
The supported device interfaces are USB and Ethernet TCP/IP.
Vendor: Dataforth Corporation

OPCOPC OPC 00.00.05

Integration of variables (reading and writing) with the OPC DA interface.
The PlugIn operates as OPC slave.
PlugIn is licensed.


Integrating OPTRIS PI infrared thermal imaging cameras.
PI Series: 160, 200, 400, 450, 640.
PlugIn is licensed.
Vendor: PMR Handels GmbH


Access to the Profibus PLC network where the PlugIn can perform its actions as master or slave.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG


Access to Siemens S7 automation systems though different interfaces. Configurations can be created by importing *s7p project files in order to select the variables of interest.

Technikmedia-MODBUSTechnikmedia-MODBUS Technikmedia-MODBUS

Interfacing any Modbus device using either RTU (serial) or TCP (LAN) interface. 
Supporting many function codes for setting and reading registers.
PlugIn is licensed.
Vendor: Technikmedia Ingenieurbüro


Configuration and data acquisition via Ethernet TCP/IP field bus couplers for digital and analog signals.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

WAGO SPS ControllerWAGO PLC WAGO PLC 01.00.00

Controller programming via CODESYS PLC software. IPEmotion imports the process image (IO teminals, variables) from the controller. Read / Write access to channel variables. Modifying the channel configuration is not supported.
PlugIn is licensed.

Serial devices
PlugIn Version Description Links
EASYbus 01.05.03

Data recording with the Easybus devices from Greisinger.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

INNOVA-Gas-Monitor-1412INNOVA-Gas-Monitor-1412 INNOVA-Gas-Monitor-1412 01.00.00

Data recording of CO2, flow and temperatures from the photo acoustic gas monitor device.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG


Serial communication to weighing devices.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

SerialSerial Serial 01.01.00

Reading data from any serial devices. The PlugIn provides the framework for any devices specificly DLL to handle data communication.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

YokogawaYokogawa Yokogawa 01.00.00

Data recording of current, volt and power and many characteristics from power analyzers.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

PlugIn Version Description Links
Demo SignalsDemo Signals Demo Signals 01.05.00

Generating different wave forms. Suitable for software demos without any DAQ hardware.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

ETHETH ETH 01.01.00

Send and receive ASCII data records via the UDP or TCP protocol. MOTLOG EE engine current recording devices and MAHA roller test benches are also supported.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

Excel Add-InExcel Add-In Excel Add-In 01.00.00

The IPEmotion Excel Add-In is an Add-In to Microsoft Excel 2010 and later versions. It allows to open IPEmotion IAD files with Excel directly. The Excel table fills with the channel information and channel values contained in the IAD file.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

GPSGPS GPS 01.05.00

Recording GPS data based on the NMEA standard protocol.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

SoundSound Sound 01.01.00

Recording the sound signal from the PC microphone.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

StatusStatus Status 01.00.00

Recording of single process variables and system variables such as CPU load and storage.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG

VideoVideo Video 01.02.00

Recording of video data in IPEmotion from USB web and IP cams with the Real Time Streaming Protocol.
Vendor: IPETRONIK GmbH & Co. KG