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Add-on to enhance user experience of the VEX EDR hardware support packages


Updated 14 Jan 2020

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This is a MATLAB App that allows easy access to VEX support package components from a single user interface. With this App you can:

+ Create new models pre-configured for the VEX EDR systems.
+ Automatically configure an existing model for use with the VEX Microcontrollers.
+ Open the VEX Cortex Microcontroller library
+ Open the tutorials and demos for the VEX Microcontroller Support Package.
+ Open the Documentation for the VEX Microcontroller Support Package.
+ Open the example models that are shipped along with the VEX Microcontroller Support Package.
+ Install and open additional examples for VEX Simulink Support Packages

NOTE: This App is installed as a 3rd party Add-on as part of the VEX Microcontroller Support Package. If you install this App before the Support Package, you will get a button on the App to install the Support Package.

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MathWorks Student Competitions Team (2021). VEXCompanionApp (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (4)

Will McCrite

This is my favorite companion app as i have no other companions

Marcus Mudano

Andrew Smith

very good

Terry Sides

To get the example models, this package requires that you run Win or MAC OS and is not compatible with GNU/Linux. It is a great package but a GNU/Linux compatible version would be greatly appreciated if not too troublesome. Thanks!

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019a
Compatible with R2019a and later releases
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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