Local Virtual Instrument Remote Virtual Instrument Events Messages DAQ System DLL Sockets Java RMI
Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA
This paper presents functional model, organization, a programming architecture and an
implementation of Virtual Instruments as an essential part of educational laboratory tools. The Virtual
Instruments are designed in event- driven programming environment and are capable of performing
instrumental functions in local or remote level. The possibility of realization of real time operations from signal
information point of view is discussed.
∗ Thematic Harmonisation in Electrical and Information EngineeRing in Europe,Project Nr. 10063-CP-1-2000-1-PT-ERASMUS-ETNE.