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Ensenso_GrabImage


Module: ThirdParty

Captures an Image using Ensenso.

Name Type Description
inDevices EnsensoCameraInformationArray Structures identifying devices
inParametersFile File* Initial global parameters
outImage Image Captured Surface

Remarks

Initial parameters

Initial parameters are only set during capture start. To change parameters either restart the stream, or use appropriate Set/Get filters.

Settings

To obtain settings from the camera:

  • From NxView Parameters window
    • Launch NxView
    • Open camera
    • Open Parameters window (menu Capture->Parameters...)
    • Adjust settings as wanted
    • Use Save... button
  • From NxTreeEdit application
    • Either:
      • Launch Adaptive Vision Studio, add Ensenso_GrabPoint3DGrid filter, Run it
      • Launch NxView, open camera
    • Launch NxTreeEdit, connect to wanted instance
    • Adjust settings as wanted, either in NxView or NxTreeEdit
    • right click on /Cameras/BySerialNo/WantedSerialNumber and select Copy value as JSON string
    • save to a simple text file using an editor

The settings include all camera parameters, including Link, Calibration and Parameters The saved file can be then used in inCalibrationFile and inSettingsFile arguments.

To obtain global parameters, follow previous NxTreeEdit step, but save the global /Parameters node.

Camera identification

When there is only one Ensenso camera connected, the field inDevices can be set to Auto. In this situation, the first available camera will be used.

inDevices can be used to pick one or many of multiple cameras connected to the computer.

Camera driver software

This filter is intended to cooperate with cameras using their vendor's SDK. In order to connect with the camera, it is required to install Ensenso SDK software, and uEye driver (same as in IDS camera filters)

Ensenso SDK can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.ensenso.com/support/sdk-download/

uEye driver can be downloaded from the following website: https://en.ids-imaging.com/download-ueye.html

Recommended Ensenso SDK version for Adaptive Vision Studio usage is 2.2 and uEye driver 4.90.

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.

Disabled in Lite Edition

This filter is disabled in Lite Edition. It is available only in full, Adaptive Vision Studio Professional version.

Filter Group

This filter is member of Ensenso_GrabImage filter group.

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