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On this page you will find various tutorial videos for our software products HALCON and MERLIC.

If you are completely new to HALCON or MERLIC, these are a few tutorial recommendations to get you started:


Integrate HDevelop code into a C++ application using the Library Project Export

In this tutorial, you will learn how to integrate machine vision code that you developed with HDevelop into an existing C++ Visual Studio application....


Edge-supported Surface-based 3D-Matching with MVTec HALCON

In this tutorial, you will learn how to extend the functionality of surface-based matching with MVTec HALCON by also using edges of objects in the 3D...


Optimize your 3D Data for Surface-based 3D-Matching with MVTec HALCON

In this tutorial, you will learn how to optimize your surface-based matching results with MVTec HALCON by properly preparing the 3D input data.



Introduction to Surface-based Matching with MVTec HALCON

This tutorial introduces surface-based matching with MVTec HALCON.

Surface-based matching can be used to locate objects using a 3D sensor. As an...


Check the fill height of a cookie box in 3D data with MVTec MERLIC

In this video, we create an application using the height image tools that were introduced in MVTec MERLIC 4.

The goal of the application is to check...


Hand-eye calibration with MVTec HALCON (stationary 2D camera)

In this tutorial, we use HDevelop to perform a hand-eye calibration. This hand-eye calibration is necessary to pick and place objects, which are...


Pick and place with shape-based matching (stationary 2D camera)

In this tutorial, we use shape-based matching to locate an object on a planar surface. Then, we teach a robot how to approach the object. In a...


Debugging an MVTec HDevEngine application running on an embedded device

In this video, we run an MVTec HDevEngine machine vision application on a Raspberry Pi, an Arm®-based embedded device. The application returns the...


Image acquisition with MVTec HALCON & HDevelop

In this tutorial, you learn how to simply acquire and use live images within HDevelop: using the Image Acquisition Assistant, we simply generate the...


Deep learning classification with MVTec HALCON – 03 - Evaluate a trained classifier

Please note, that the classification approach shown here is legacy from HALCON 19.11 on. With HALCON 19.11, classification is done using the same...