BVS SmartCamera Training

Smartcamera with tablet showing BVS Cockpit software

This course is designed to introduce participants to the basic functionality, capabilities, operating principles, and benefits of the BVS SmartCamera and the Cockpit software. Participants will learn fundamentals of machine vision, lenses, lighting and receive hands-on experience using the SmartCamera tools, Cockpit suite, and accessories.

Course structure

The BVS SmartCamera course takes a hands-on approach to learning. Each participant has his own vision station including a BVS Smart Camera, various size lenses, several types of lighting and filtering and all the necessary media and power supplies.

Course content

  • Fundamentals of machine vision
  • Fundamentals of lenses
  • Getting an image
  • Fundamentals of lighting
  • Infrared lighting technology and techniques
  • Laser types and techniques
  • External camera filters
  • BVS internal camera filters
  • Find object (position compensation)
  • Brightness tool
  • Check object
  • Measure object (distances, angles and radius)
  • BVS Blob tool
  • 1D and 2D bar codes
  • Read text (OCR)
  • Expressions and outputs
  • Import, save and select images
  • PLC interface – send and receive data
  • Review of BVS color camera and SmartVision controller (GigE & USB3)

Target audience

Anyone who would like to learn about the Balluff SmartCamera operation, features, and applications.




3 days

Upcoming dates

  • No dates scheduled at this time

Event location

Balluff, Inc.
North American Training Center
7055 Industrial Rd
Florence, KY 41042

Route planner
Balluff's office building in Florence, Kentucky