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Module: ThirdParty

Captures PointCloud structure using Photoneo.

Name Type Description
Input value inDeviceID String* Device identification string
Input value inCaptureSettings PhotoneoCaptureSettings
Output value outGrid Point3DGrid


PhoXi Control

PhoXi Control process needs to run for the filters to work.

Camera Setup

It is advisable to use Photoneo_StartAcquisition filter and setup inCaptureSettings with proper values. Some values might not be set to values the user expects and acquisition will fail or wait infinitely, when wrong trigger source or output type is selected.

Camera identification

When there is only one Photoneo 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 camera 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 Photoneo PhoXi Control software.

Photoneo PhoXi Control can be downloaded from the following website:

Supported PhoXi Control version for Aurora Vision Studio usage is 1.11.1.

Environment variable PHOXI_CONTROL_PATH which should point to the installation folder of PhoXi Control. PHO_LOG_FILES_DIR environment variable must contain a path to accessible folder. PHO_LOG_FILES_DIR is not set automatically after SDK installation. Manual configuration of this variable may be a requirement. Failure to meet these requirements may result in unexpected termination of the application.

Rebooting computer after SDK installation is mandatory.

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, Aurora Vision Studio Professional version.

Filter Group

This filter is member of Photoneo_GrabPoint3DGrid filter group.

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