Capturing images in Cognex VisionPro

This application note shows how to acquire images with an IDS GigE Vision camera and Cognex VisionPro QuickBuild.

Start VisionPro Quick Build

As far as the camera is configured correctly, you can open it in Cognex VisionPro QuickBuild in order to start the image acquisition.

Run the Cognex VisionPro QuickBuild as admin (right-click on the desktop icon and select "Run as administrator").

Run QuickBuild as admin

Open the IDS GigE Vision camera in VisionPro Quick Build

In Cognex VisionPro QuickBuild, select the image source by double clicking on the corresponding entry.

Select an image source
Connected IDS GigE Vision camera

Select the connected IDS GigE Vision camera as "Image Acquisition Device".

Click on the "Initialize Image Acquisition" button to set the camera properties and initialize the image acquisition.

Start the image acquisition

Return to the Job Editor and acquire image.

Acquire images