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Controls camera external trigger.

Name Type Description
inDeviceID String* Serial number, display name, unique name or base name of the camera
inEnable Bool External trigger state


Camera driver software

This filter is intended to cooperate with a camera using its vendor SDK. To be able to connect to a camera, it is required to install ICImagingControl SDK software. Currently Adaptive Vision Studio requires ICImagingControl SDK version 3.4.

Proper camera drivers and ICImagingControl SDK (IC Imaging Control .NET Component, C++ Class Library ) can be downloaded from the following website: To work with the Imaging Source SDK you need to install SDK on the target machine or copy manually the .dll files from the Documents\IC Imaging Control 3.4\redist\c++\win32\ directory on your computer (or Documents\IC Imaging Control 3.4\redist\c++\x64\ if you use Adaptive Vision Studio x64) and add them to the Adaptive Vision Studio directory in Program Files.

Camera identification

When there is only one camera connected to the computer, field inDeviceID can be set to Auto. In such case, the first available camera will be found and connected.

inDeviceID can be used to pick one of multiple cameras connected to the computer. inDeviceID can be set to:

  • serial number,
  • display name,
  • unique name,
  • base name of the camera.

Multithreaded environment

This function is not guaranteed to be thread-safe. When used in multithreaded environment, it has to be manually synchronized.

Complexity Level

This filter is available on Basic Complexity Level.

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