OCTUM GmbH, Renntalstraße 16, 74360 Ilsfeld, Germany

+49 (0) 7062 914940 info(at)octum.de

Octum GmbH

Visualization, parameterization and operation of intelligent cameras.

The OCTUMISEr system software is a central operating, monitoring and parameterization software for all connected inspection stations of a production line. OCTUMISEr manages up to 99 decentral cameras of the In-Sight family from Cognex, independently of the concrete application that they are currently performing (assembly, dimension, surface inspection, reading of 1D, 2D code, OCR/OCV, label inspection, color recognition, etc.). OCTUMISEr contains the complete functional scope of the Cognex In-Sight Explorer with all evaluation functions in unchanged form.

Compared to visualization with In-Sight Explorer or the Cognex VisionView visualization station, OCTUMISEr Basis offers the following advantages:

  • Control of all up to 99 cameras from a central location with consistent layout even after zoom/pan
  • Common user management for all connected systems
  • System protection by locking and blocking Windows functions
  • Integrated image storage with and without overlay Displays included
  • Memory monitoring for images and test programs
  • Image storage much faster
  • Visualization of the last x- NIO images (up to approx. 60 cycles/min)
  • Booting with last used test program (job)
  • Integrated PDF print functionality for the documentation of interventions and results
  • Touch operation
  • Customer logo can be displayed on request
  • Connection to Active Directory User management

OCTUMISEr CFR – visualization for pharmaceutical and medical technology.

OCTUMISEr is also available as a 21 CFR part11 version with integrated audit trails, the necessary safety precautions and extended documentation and diagnostic functions for the applications in the pharmaceutical industry. OCTUMISEr CFR offers the full functional scope of OCTUMISEr plus the following performance features and advantages:

  • Audit trails according to 21 CFR Part 11 *
  • User management according to 21 CFR Part 11 *
  • Automatic archiving in SQL database 
  • Continuous backup of the database on separate data medium
  • Time-controlled backup of the database
  • Unlimited number of users 
  • Jobs/inspection programs are stored in the database (not in camera)
  • Option: customer domain connection with active directory for Microsoft Windows Server (Kerberos).

* = electronic signature is not supported at present

OCTUMISEr – communication packages

OCTUMISEr also offers extended communication functions as TCP server communication with PC and PLC with the following additional functionality

  • TCP server communication as flexible and open communication interface to PC and PLC
  • Simultaneous communication with several cameras via TCP IP
  • Alternative: Simultaneous communication with several connected cameras via TCP dig. IO interface
  • Alternative: Simultaneous communication with several connected cameras via Profinet or EIP
  • Standard command scope according to description. Also other commands according to specification and special offer can be implemented at a surcharge.
  • Total communication functionality is also logged within the CFR version independently of the logged in user.
  • Several users are also logged separately with several interface cards.