On The Go Basler Camera Viewer

ABSTRACT

This application note aims to deliver mobility and efficiency of troubleshooting Basler cameras using Android smartphones by installing the application kit developed by SODA VISION Tech Team. This would allow machine vision users to have an on-the-go Basler camera viewer at their fingertips. 

INTRODUCTION

9 out of 10 people in this world are carrying a smartphone with them. Mobility and accessibility have become a significant part of us where we want everything to be at our fingertips, thus as the year goes by, smartphones are getting more advanced and there are several millions of phone applications were developed since the beginning of the smartphone era.

With this in mind, our tech team has devised a mobile application that allows both mobility and accessibility to connect to Basler cameras without having a laptop or desktop. Therefore, allowing an increase in productivity as one is no longer hindered by not being able to resolve an issue without a laptop or desktop around.

OBJECTIVES 

  • Allow mobility and increase efficiency in troubleshooting Basler cameras

COMPONENT LIST

  • Basler ace or ace 2 camera of your choice
  • Smartphone with Android software
  • USB Type C to USB Micro B cable
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Android Pylon Application Kit

The purpose of this application kit aims to allow individuals who deal with industrial cameras on day to day basis to increase efficiency and productivity by having an application installed on individuals’ smartphones. With this application installed, one can easily connect to their Basler cameras and conduct various actions such as:

  1. Capture and save images of the connected Basler camera vis smartphone
  2. Changing the acquisition frame rate
  3. Switching into fullscreen on a smartphone for better viewing

** Kindly do note that this application on works on smartphones running on Android software. Smartphones running on iOS or any other software are unable to run this application. 

The Basler camera viewer user manual and Pylon Android Application Kit are available for everyone to download for FREE!

Basler camera viewer screenshot
Pylon Android app screenshot

** Kindly do note that this application on works on smartphones running on Android software. Smartphones running on iOS or any other software are unable to run this application. 

The Basler camera viewer user manual and Pylon Android Application Kit are available for everyone to download for FREE!

Download the Pylon Android Application Kit for FREE!

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