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Code and Compile presents you with an amazing cloud-based emulation platform i.e. Simumatik to use all your ideas to create intelligent Mechatronics systems using PLC, Conveyors, sensors, or IIoT devices.

In these videos, you will learn:

  1. 1.
    How to develop virtual mechatronics systems
  2. 2.
    How to interface the system with Codesys and Siemens S7-1200 to control the system using your algorithm
  3. 3.
    How to interface the system with MQTT Broker via Node-RED to connect to the IIoT world


  • Reduce commissioning time and cost
  • Develop and test PLC and Robot logic in digitizing physical lab
  • Train operators in a safe environment from anywhere and anytime in a web based environment
  • Connect to third-party hardware & software via various drivers
  • Create your own components and collaborate in real-time

Hardware & Software

The following is the recommended hardware and software to use along with this course:
  • Codesys: Used for interfacing Simumatik via OPC UA
  • Node-RED: An open-source software for IIoT tools
  • TIA Portal v16: The programming software for Siemens PLCs
  • S7-1200 PLC: SIemens PLC used to interact with the industrial system via OPC UA
Check the web links for hardware and software on this page Hardware and Software​

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