Can Scorpion be extended by the .Net Framework?

.Net with Scorpion opens up Scorpion to the large .Net Framework and the possibility to easily integrate your own .Net object expanding the capabilities of Scorpion Vision Software. The main new features are:

  • Add custom status information to Scorpion tab-pages
  • Add custom dialog and status windows to Scorpion
  • Implement project specific GUI
  • Add high performance – high priority image aquisition and custom interfaces to external devices

The use of .Net with Scorpion is based on Python for .Net (http://www.zope.org/Members/Brian/PythonNet).  The “readme” page here is an important source for information regarding the use of .NET components from python scripts.

Python for .NET is a near-seamless integration of the Python runtime with the .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR). It lets you script and build applications in Python, using CLR services and components written in any language that targets the CLR

  • Scorpion Vision 4.2 to 7.3 supports .Net Framework version 1.1
  • Scorpion Vision 8.0 support .Net Framework 2.0

Read more in Scorpion Online Help.

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