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Module: ThirdParty

Captures a frame using SynView.

Name Type Range Description
Input value inDeviceID String* Tries to find the camera in all available IDs (UserID, VendorName, ModelName...)
Input value inInputQueueSize Integer 1 - Capacity of input frames queue
Input value inColorFormat SynViewColorFormat Image color format
Input value inAcquisitionParams SynViewAcquisitionParams
Input value inImageFormatParams SynViewImageFormatParams
Input value inAnalogParams SynViewAnalogParams
Output value outImage Image Captured frame
Output value outFrameID Long Output frame number; 0 if not supported
Output value outTimestamp Long Output image timestamp; 0 if not supported


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 SynView SDK software with camera dedicated drivers.

SynView SDK can be downloaded from the following website:

To verify the driver installation, you can run SynView Explorer (in the directory where camera drivers where installed). If the camera was detected and you can see the view from the camera, you can use SynView camera SDK in Aurora Vision Studio.

Recommended SynView SDK version for Aurora Vision Studio usage is 1.03.014.

Camera identification

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

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

  • UserID - User ID (also known as nickname) of the selected device,
  • VendorName - Name of the manufacturer of the device,
  • ModelName - Model name of the device,
  • DisplayName - Device display name,
  • IPAddress - Current IP address of the selected device (GigE Vision devices only),
  • MACAddress - MAC address of the selected device (GigE Vision devices only),
  • SerialNumber - String representation of camera's unique serial number.
Camera parameters

All parameters passed to camera filters are optional, setting them to 'Auto' leaves related parameters unchanged in the camera (device default or user set configuration).

To change other and more advanced camera parameters use the configuration tool "SynView Explorer" available with SynView SDK. Refer to the SDK documentation to find information about parameters and how to create default startup configuration.

Complexity Level

This filter is available on Basic Complexity Level.

Filter Group

This filter is member of SynView_GrabImage filter group.

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