What is Scorpion Watchdog?

Scorpion WatchDog is an application used to manage multiple Scorpion Instances in a Vision Server configuration.

More information about Resuscitator is located here..

Resuscitator can be downloaded from the Scorpion Support Web.

Download the User Manual.

What is Scorpion VisionX?

The VisionX is a complete software component for adding image processing and camera support to any windows application.
The component contains the following elements:
  • Scorpion 2D and 3D Image Processing
  • Interface to Web, Network, Area and Line Scan cameras over USB, GigE, CameraLink and Firewire
  • Camera Viewer with zoom, measurement, save and overlay graphics
  • Python Scripting Engine

More information:

With the release of Scorpion 8 the following is added to VisionX:

  • A new low cost entry level for 1D and 2D barcodes decoding
    • list price  starts at 375 euro includes image capture
  • OpenCV version starts at 375 euro listprice
    • A complete vision system including image capture

VisionX is a runtime component with a standard SDK purchace requirement.

Need to know more about 1394 in Windows-7?

The 1394 bus driver was rewritten for Windows 7 to provide support for higher speeds and alternative media, as defined in the IEEE-1394b specification. The 1394 bus driver that is included with Windows 7 replaces the 1394 bus drivers that were included with earlier versions of Windows. This paper provides information about the differences between the new 1394 bus driver implementation and the earlier implementation, as well as information about the new functionality that is included in the 1394 bus driver for Windows 7.


Cannot locate NumPy or other python modules?

Verify that the PythonPath is set to site-packages.

The default PyhtonPath is:   c:\python26\lib\site-packages

The settings in located in the Control Panel.

PythonPath set to locate SitePackages

How to locate your hidden virtual store in Windows 7?

If the security is set to default there is created a virtual store for each user.

The location of the virtual store is default:

The INI file goes to the “virtual store” on windows-7

  • c:\users\<username>\Appdata\local\Virtual Store\Program Files\

You need adminstrator rights to access this store.

This might be where your lost files and directories reside.

How to upgrade to Scorpion Vision 8?

The procedure to upgrade to Scorpion 8 is located in the Scorpion Online Help.

What is the procedure when requesting a Scorpion Licence?

We need the following information to process your licence request:

  • Scorpion Licence #
  • Version #
  • Type
  • Other Options
  • User Name / Usage Desription
  • E-mail to return licence data
  • Optional MC #
    • MC is short for  Maintenance Contract Agreement

The Scorpion Licence #  is your key to support and maintenance for your Scorpion Licence. All the information is located at the Licence Certificate. The Licence Certificate is the proof of Scorpion Licence Ownership.

The request is forwarded to support@tordivel.no

It is possible to visualize a tool ONLY when an object is located?

Yes – this can be done in tool eventhandlers. Modify the endExecute event.

def endExecute(self): # use self.name to get this tool instance # Return 1 for OK, 0 for error t=GetTool(self.name) t.visible = (t.getIntValue('Count') >= GetIntValue('Setup.PelletsLimit')) return 1

The tool visible property is True if the Count is high.

Is there a PointInPolygon function?

The is a STC – Scorpion Tool Component.

How to register for the Scorpion Vision Newsletter?

Newsletter registration is available at http://www.scorpionvision.com/35.html