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Module: ThirdParty

Returns the state of digital inputs or outputs from matrix vision cameras.

Name Type Description
Input value
inDeviceID String* Device name or serial number of device
Input value
inIOIndex Integer Index of input or output line
Output value
outValue Bool State of IO line


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 mvGenTL Acquire SDK software with camera dedicated drivers.

mvGenTL Acquire SDK software can be downloaded from the following website: For Adaptive Vision Studio 32-bit, mvGenTL Acquire x86 version is needed. For Adaptive Vision Studio 64-bit, mvGenTL Acquire x86_x64 version of SDK is required.

Recommended mvGenTL Acquire SDK version for usage with Adaptive Vision Studio is 2.36.0.

Camera identification

When there is only one camera connected to the computer, field inDeviceID can be set to Auto. In such case, 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 - it should be specified on the device casing(e.g. GX001559),
  • product name - it finds camera by name (might be the same for many cameras). The product name is a bit more specific than the family name, but less specific than the serial number(e.g. mvBlueCOUGAR-X100wG),
  • product number - it finds camera by family name(e.g. mvBlueCOUGAR).

Parallel execution

This filter cannot be placed in multiple Workers.

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.

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