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Quick Start Guide

Step-by-step guide from unboxing to capturing high-quality 3D images

First things first

Here's what's included in the box

  • 1x Zivid 3D camera
  • 1x Power Supply
  • 1x USB 3.0 Cable (Machine Vision Certified)

Install Zivid Studio


  • Windows 7 / 8 / 10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 / Ubuntu 18.04 (Q1 2019)
  • DirectX 11 Compatible GPU

For best results, your GPU should support 1000 GFLOPS and have 3 GB RAM.

Download Zivid Studio

Connect your camera 


  • USB3 cable to "DATA"
  • Power Supply to "24V"

Mount your 3D camera preferably at an angle


Launch Zivid Studio

Zivid Studio provides a simple graphical user interface (GUI) which enables you to explore the functionality of Zivid.

There are three important views:

  • 3D Point Cloud
  • 2D Image
  • Depth Map
See the Zivid Studio User Guide for tutorials.

Capture high quality 3D images


Basic settings

Iris Control (aperture)

  • Specify the active Iris (aperture) used during single and HDR image capturing.
  • Adjust Iris settings according to the nature of your object and scene.
  • NOTE: Additional Iris settings can be added for HDR imaging.


  • Captures a single image of your objects in the camera's field of view.
  • Uses the single setting indicated by "Active Iris" slider.
  • Output is a single 3D point cloud.

HDR - High Dynamic Range

  • Captures two or more images of your objects in the camera's field of view
  • NOTE: HDR Uses two or more Iris settings added to the list.
  • Output is a single, combined 3D HDR point cloud.


  • Live mode gives you a real-time point cloud.
  • Use this mode to position objects and quickly refine settings such as e.g. Iris.


Zivid Studio User Guide
  • Contains in-depth information and examples on how to capture 3D images.
Zivid Studio knowledge base
  • Contains sample programs and examples settings.