Welcome to the IDS Vision Channel

In the IDS Vision Channel, machine vision specialists share their expertise with you - free of charge and conveniently on your screen, with live sessions on trending topics or on-demand in the extensive media library. The platform gives you access to technical and application knowledge that helps you stay on the cutting edge of technology and optimise your applications.

Use of the IDS Vision Channel (channel language: English) and participation in is live events is free of charge. All you need is a user account for the IDS website to benefit from tips and tricks for applications as well as expert input on technologies and trends in image processing in 2D, 3D or with artificial intelligence. To sign up or log in, please click here.

The platform is hosted by IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH, one of the leading manufactureres of industrial cameras. The company develops powerful USB, GigE and 3D cameras which can be used in a wide variety of non-industrial and industrial sectors. Visionary thinking and modular concepts enable customers to create innovative applications. The combination of quality “Made in Germany”, long-term availability and exceptional ease of use makes the products unique.


Do you have a question? You may find the answer you need here:

How are live sessions hosted?

We broadcast our live sessions using Zoom. Once you have registered for an event, you will receive an email with the link and password to join the webcast. Zoom enables digital, personal exchange via video and chat, which is also helpful for the Q&A parts of the virtual meetings.

How can I access content in the IDS Vision Channel?

The IDS Vision Channel content is accessible to all customers and interested parties who have a user account for the IDS website. Signing up is free and requires just a few clicks. Afterwards, you can watch the IDS Vision Channel's numerous videos and participate in future online sessions. Additionally, you can access other helpful content on the IDS website such as datasheets and manuals.

How do I participate in a live session?

All upcoming sessions are featured on the IDS Vision Channel homepage. Simply log into the website and select the event you are interested in, click the "sign up" button and enter your data. Please note that you are required to add your name and email address during the event registration, which is needed for the event invitation and reminder mailings.

I have further questions, or would like to suggest a session, who can I contact?

The IDS team is happy to hear from you and at your disposal for any questions, suggestions and feedback. Please use our contact form to get in touch with us.