This training is also available upon request. Please contact us to schedule and customize this training to meet your unique requirement at [email protected]


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In-Sight Explorer is Cognex's powerful and fully integrated vision sensor software. The In-Sight software allows you to Connect, Configure, Emulate, Operate, and Maintain your Vision Sensors and Vision Systems all from an integrated user environment.

The In-Sight Explorer software includes both the EasyBuilder® environment as well as a brief intro into the classic Spreadsheet programming environment. The EasyBuilder software interface offers everything required to easily set up reliable applications. Using a drag and drop interface, no programming is needed and you are able to build and deploy applications quickly and easily. This includes automatic extraction of features, setting smart parameters and limits.

Who should attend

Anyone who is responsible for production, quality, automation, maintenance, and system integration or engineering in a manufacturing environment. Those just interested in learning about machine vision will also gain valuable knowledge. The course material is applicable for all In-Sight Vision Systems.

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Attendees will learn how to use the Cognex In-Sight Explorer with EasyBuilder software interface and get a brief introduction to Spreadsheet programming as well. Topics Covered:

  • Imaging & Calibration
  • Acquisition Settings
  • Location Tools
  • PatMax & PatMax Redline Tools
  • Presence/Absence Tools
  • Measurement Tools
  • Digital I/O
  • Communications Options
  • Emulator
  • Operator Interfaces
  • Round Tripping
  • Color Applications
  • Math and Logic
  • EasyView, VisionView and WebHMI
  • OCR Max
  • Defect Detection Tools


Please click on the Registration Link to see the location of the training. Some trainings are in-person at one of our training facilities and some are held on-line. The requirements change based on whether the training is in-person or online. Please see below.

In-Person Class Details

In-person classes utilize hardware provided by Gibson Engineering at our training facilities. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops with the In-Sight software preinstalled. This software is a free download from Cognex’s website.

Online Class Details

Online classes utilize the built-in Emulator provided by the In-Sight software.


  • Computer with In-Sight Software pre-installed prior to the start of class. The instructor will confirm which version prior to start of class. Some other packages may also be requested such as VisionView PC Demo.
  • Quiet workspace to sit for the duration of the class away from distractions where the instructor can be heard easily
  • Webcam so that you can interact with the class and the instructor
  • Either a headset or speakers and a microphone

Upcoming Sessions

There are no upcoming sessions for this class available at the moment. Please contact our training department at [email protected] to schedule a custom class at your facility or ours.