Machine Vision Imaging Training Class

Smart Vision Lights is the go-to for the how-to for machine vision education and training.

Our free onsite training program pairs fundamentals of machine vision lighting with real-world examples in our state-of-the-art demo lab.

In this well rounded training led by Steve Kinney, Director of Training at Smart Vision Lights, attendees will gain an understanding of lighting and imaging principles, available solutions, and hear our view of the future, all while having ample time and interaction with Smart Vision Lights’ knowledgeable staff.

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Machine Vision Imaging – training overview

Here’s some of what will be covered in this two-day training:

  • Machine vision lighting techniques
    • Common form factors
    • Lighting geometry
    • Use of wavelength
    • Optical filters
  • Camera fundamentals and practical optics
  • Live demonstrations and hands-on experience
  • Advanced lighting for computational imaging
    • Photometric stereo (PMS)
    • Pattern area lighting (PAL)
    • Structured light projectors
    • Multi-shot high resolution color
    • Multispectral imaging
  • Technology preview
    • Get a preview of what’s coming next in lighting innovation

Why attend the training?

Learn from the experts
Gain insights and knowledge from our machine vision experts.

Build your skills
Elevate your technical proficiency and problem-solving capabilities in machine vision. We cover everything from foundational principles to advanced techniques, enabling you to tackle more complex challenges with ease.

Solutions for your specific needs
Have particular parts or challenging applications you’d like help with? Bring them along to work through your unique challenges with our expert staff.

State-of-the-art demo lab
Experience our demo lab in action, where cutting-edge machine vision lighting techniques and technologies are showcased through real-world examples.

Make your life easier
Discover new techniques and tools that can simplify your tasks and improve efficiency. Our focus on practical solutions means you can apply what you learn immediately to your job.

Training FAQ

Who should attend this training?
This training is open to anyone 18 and up in the machine vision industry. Integrators, distributors, machine builders, end users – beginners or advanced – if you’re in the industry and want to improve your skills, this class is for you.

Is this training just promoting your products?
We are a machine vision lighting company, but this class covers so much more – cameras, optics, as well as lighting techniques. You will leave the class being better at imaging as a whole.

How long is the training?

The class takes place over two days.

How much does the training cost?

There is no cost for the training. Attendees are responsible for transportation and lodging.

Are meals included?

Refreshments and lunches are provided.

I can’t make this date. Will there be more training classes?

Yes! There will be additional training classes throughout the year. You can sign up to be notified of future training dates.

Can our entire team come to the training?

Yes. If you have more than 10 people interested, contact us to request a private training class for your group.

When is the training?

We have a training calendar with upcoming dates so you can choose what works for you.

How do I sign up?

You can register on the event page. Visit the training calendar, choose the date that works for you, then RSVP.

How do I convince my boss I should go?
Here’s what you can tell your boss:

“I’ll bring back new skills and insights that can make our projects run smoother and faster. With the techniques I’ll learn, we may be able to solve our challenges without resorting to more expensive high-end equipment, saving us money. Plus the training is FREE!”

P.S. You can also invite your boss.

Training team

Steve Kinney

Director of Training

As the Director of Training at Smart Vision Lights, Steve Kinney brings over two decades of machine vision technology experience to our classes. His career began in 1998 at Pulnix America and has spanned roles with Basler, JAI, and CCS, giving him a broad perspective on machine vision imaging.

A committed A3 board member and instructor for the A3 Certified Vision Professional (CVP) program, Steve’s expertise offers participants practical insights into the latest in machine vision lighting techniques.

Jeremy Brodersen

Optical and Lighting Engineer

Chris Morris

Applications Manager

Chris Morris, Applications Manager at Smart Vision Lights, brings nearly three years of specialized experience in machine vision.

With a solid foundation from the Certified Vision Professional (CVP) Basic certification and actively working toward the CVP Advanced level, Chris is not only advancing his skills, but is driven by solving client challenges in the machine vision field. He excels at identifying machine vision application issues and crafting tailored, innovative solutions to address customers’ unique needs.

Register for Machine Vision Imaging Training

To sign up for training, view the training calendar to find available dates. There is also a one-day product training the day after the Imaging class. Attend one or both.

View Machine Vision Imaging Training dates to register for this class.

View full training calendar to view and register for all classes.

Get information on the one-day SVL Product Training