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In-Sight Spreadsheets and Vision Controller Standard

In-Sight® Spreadsheets and Vision Controller Standard class teaches the basic topics of how to configure a vision application using the spreadsheets programming environment and user interface along with the Cognex Vision Controller.

In-Sight® Spreadsheets and Vision Controller Standard product class gives In-Sight users an overview of the hardware and software used by In-Sight Vision Systems. With the focus on getting the most from the latest In-Sight Explorer and spreadsheet interfaces, users learn how to walk through the process of setting up a vision application, step by step in the in spreadsheets and Vision Controller, and spreadsheet programming best practices. The Vision Controller development environment requires some programming and uses intuitive menus enabling them to focus on solving their application quickly and effectively.

 TRN - In-Sight Vision Controller Standard 4


TRN - In-Sight Vision Controller Standard 5



Familiarity with Microsoft® Windows® environment

Familiarity with In-Sight spreadsheets programming environment

Familiarity with basic programming concepts (JavaScript preferred)

Learning Objectives:     

  • Demonstrate how to connect the In-Sight camera to the network
  • Capture an image with the camera
  • Calibrate the image using ‘real world’ measurements
  • Utilize a variety of Locator Tools to find their part 
  • Inspect their part using various Identification and Defect Tools 
  • Configure a Discrete Input and a Discrete Output line
  • Describe the use of communications within EasyBuilder 
  • Utilize the various tools available to deploy the system
  • Explain the fundamentals of Lighting and Optics
  • Troubleshoot when the camera/network/tools are not working as expected
  • Navigate through a Spreadsheet
  • Create basic mathematical formulas involving If & And functions
  • Implement fixturing in an In-Sight job using a sample part or an image bit map
  • Import and Export Snippets
  • Describe the purpose of calibration
  • List the four conditions that can affect whether In-Sight is Online or Offline
  • Describe different forms of communication – PLC Protocols, FTP and TCP/IP
  • Create a custom view in a job, including status indicators, results or vision analysis, and a button to control the region of the Histogram tool
  • Explain the fundamentals of Lighting and Optics
  • Demonstrate how to connect the In-Sight Vision Controller and its cameras to the network
  • Navigate through the development environment
  • Create a custom user interface accessible from other devices, including status indicators, results and controls to view and affect the vision application
  • Add a second camera to the project
  • Explain how values are passed from a Script to a Tag
  • Create blocks to solve common vision inspections

Training Session Info

Begins:06-05-2018 08:30 AM EST
Ends:06-08-2018 03:00 PM EST
Location:Cognex Headquarters, Natick, MA
Price:$1395.00 USD
Open Seats: 12

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  1. Hardware and Connections
  2. Software Overview and Image Acquisition
  3. Pattern Matching and Logic
  4. Histogram and Edges
  5. Blobs and Image Filters
  6. Calibration
  7. Digital I/O
  8. Communication
  9. GUI Building
  10. Maintenance and Deployment
  11. Lighting and Optics
  12. Vision Controller Hardware Setup
  13. Software and Image Acqusition
  14. Tasks and Tools
  15. Building and HMI
  16. Application Building
  17. Communication
  18. Deployment