Quanser Interactive Labs for MATLAB

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High-fidelity digital twins of Quanser’s world renowned controls, mechatronics, and robotics hardware for teaching and research.


Updated 24 Mar 2023

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Quanser Interactive Labs for MATLAB

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Download, install, and launch Quanser Interactive Labs from within MATLAB®

Quanser Interactive Labs (QLabs) is a hardware-inspired, scalable way to bring credible, high-fidelity interactive lab experiences to students in blended, hybrid, or remote laboratory configurations. QLabs delivers a collection of virtual hardware-based laboratory activities that can supplement traditional or online courses. The virtual hardware is based on industry leading Quanser physical systems and offers academically appropriate experiences offline on desktops and laptops on and off campus.

Getting Started

If you have a MathWorks Campus-Wide License, you can gain access to the QLabs Virtual QUBE-Servo 2 DC Motor virtual experiment for free. Otherwise, please visit Quanser for more information.

  1. If you have not done so already, please visit the Quanser registration page before installing, to create your account.
  2. If Quanser Interactive Labs for MATLAB is already installed and you would like to install a different version, first type QLabs.remove, to uninstall the current version.
  3. For your desired version, click the Add button on the Quanser Interactive Labs for MATLAB page of the Add-On Explorer.
  4. Once the add-on is installed, type QLabs.setup in MATLAB to start the installation process.
  5. Once installation completes, type QLabs.launch.

More Information

The add-on contains several commands to make it easy to download, install, and use Quanser Interactive Labs:

Command Description
QLabs.register Opens the Quanser registration page.
QLabs.setup Installs Quanser Interactive Labs. Downloads, if needed.
QLabs.launch Launches Quanser Interactive Labs. Downloads and installs, if needed.
QLabs.remove Uninstalls Quanser Interactive Labs and deletes temporary downloaded files.

System Requirements


  • MATLAB R2021a or later
  • Simulink®
  • Windows 10 or later, or macOS Mojave 10.14.6 or later

Minimum Hardware

  • Video Card: Intel HD 520 or equivalent DX11 GPU
  • Processor: Core i5-6300U series mobile CPU, or equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM

Recommended Hardware

  • Video Card: Intel UHD 620 or equivalent GPU
  • Processor: Core i7-8665U mobile CPU, or equivalent
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM

Cite As

Quanser (2023). Quanser Interactive Labs for MATLAB (https://github.com/quanser/Mathworks_QLabs/releases/tag/v2.15.0.2), GitHub. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2021b
Compatible with R2021a and later releases
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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Version Published Release Notes

See release notes for this release on GitHub: https://github.com/quanser/Mathworks_QLabs/releases/tag/v2.15.0.2

To view or report issues in this GitHub add-on, visit the GitHub Repository.
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