Training Services

Cognex Advanced Tools Training

Build the skills to evaluate and develop a simple Machine Vision application using best practices.  This online class requires no hardware, students will use the In-Sight emulator.

In these three days of 4-hour sessions you will obtain comprehensive knowledge from Olympus Controls Applications Engineers. By the end of the class, the student will be confident in setting up a Machine Vision application, control the application environment, make basic Machine Vision programs and understand common Machine Vision tools.


  • Software Environment
  • Logic Tools
  • Vision Tools
  • Calibration
  • Discrete I/O & communications
  • Operator controls

Upcoming Training
April 12-14, 2021 – 8:00am-12:00pm daily

Introduction to Machine Vision

Learn some fundamentals about Machine Vision.  This non-technical course will explain how Machine Vision differs from other types of vision, how Machine Vision works, and what applications are more successful vs. less successful applications.  By the end of the class, the student will be familiar with the concept of Machine Vision.  They’ll understand what Machine Vision is and why to use it, know the main components and able to identify good and bad applications.


  • What is Machine Vision?
  • Why use Machine Vision?
  • Parts of a Machine Vision System
  • Successful Applications
  • Challenging Applications

Upcoming Training

Cognex 3D-L4000 3D Vision Introduction Hands-on Training

Experience the new Cognex 3D-L4000 series 3D smart cameras. In this class you will learn how to connect to the camera, acquire a good image and how to program using IVS (In-Sight Vision Suite). Gain knowledge and understanding of 3D inspections and common tools, provided by an Olympus Controls Application Engineer, with plenty of hands-on experience. This in-person class will be COVID-safe with limited seats, REGISTER NOW!


  • In-Sight Vision Suite Environment
  • Producing A Quality Image for Inspection
  • Common Logic Tools
  • Common Inspection Tools
  • Creating A Vision Program

Upcoming Training
May 18, 2021 – Kent, WA
May 20, 2021 – Tualatin, OR

Universal Robots Hands-On Workshop

This three-hour event is an opportunity to operate a UR robot, experience the user interface and learn programming basics. This in-person class will be COVID-safe with limited seats, REGISTER NOW!

Attendees will learn about:

  • Move types
  • URCaps
  • Force Control
  • Variables
  • Operator Interface

An Olympus Controls Robot Specialist will be available for Q&A after the class.  Bring your project notes if you would like to discuss!

Upcoming Training

April 20, 2021 – 8:00am-11:00am – Tualatin, OR

April 20, 2021 – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Tualatin, OR

April 21, 2021 – 8:00am-11:00am – Tualatin, OR

April 21, 2021 – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Tualatin, OR

May 4, 2021 – 8:00am-11:00am – Kent, WA

May 4, 2021 – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Kent, WA

May 5, 2021 – 8:00am-11:00am – Kent, WA