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

February 22-24, 2021, 8:00am – 12:00pm, daily – REGISTER

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

March 9, 2021, 10:00am – 11:30am – REGISTER

3D Scanning & Inspection Training

Learn how to setup and use the 3-Dimensional scanning and inspection tools of the Gocator, including best practices. Students will learn to navigate the Gocator User Interface, understand profile and surface tools and combine tools to build an inspection and troubleshoot common issues.


  • Gocator processing and files
  • Profile measurement tools
  • Surface measurement tools
  • Part detection

Upcoming Training

March 23, 2021, 8:00am – 12:00pm – REGISTER