IDS NXT ocean

We make the inference easy

Using an intelligent camera has never been so easy

The all-in-one package IDS NXT ocean provides you with everything you need to create your own inference camera. Focus on your application. It has thus the ability to apply "knowledge" acquired through deep learning to new data. Don't think about how to design or program your image analysis. With IDS NXT ocean, deep learning is easy to use. Work intuitively with images and load individual neural networks directly onto your IDS NXT industrial camera. AI is ready for your image processing application in no time.

Simple workflow

It takes only a few steps from the image acquisition and handling of the training of the AI to the finished working inference camera. All components of IDS NXT ocean work together optimally and are provided as a one-stop solution. This makes it particularly easy and convenient for you as a user.


Create training images and upload them to IDS NXT lighthouse


Assign labels (e.g. "good" / "bad") so that the AI can learn from your knowledge


Next, start the fully automatic training of your neural network

Run AI

Execute the trained neural network in your camera and start your application!

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IDS NXT ocean Design in Kit

Get started right away!
With the complete AI package

With the IDS NXT ocean Creative Kit you get everything you need to set up an inference camera for your application.

  • IDS NXT rio camera with 1.6 MP Sony colour sensor
  • Gigabit Ethernet cable
  • Camera power supply with necessary adapters
  • Camera tripod adapter
  • High quality 16mm IDS lens
  • 6-month license for the use of IDS NXT lighthouse

Order your IDS NXT ocean Creative Kit today and discover how easy AI can be.

How to grab images for the IDS NXT ocean AI workflow

In step 1 of our IDS NXT ocean tutorial series you will get a short overview of our AI inference camera solution with its components and you will become familiar with the workflow with 4 simple steps. The setup of a training dataset and how to capture camera images for this purpose will then also be demonstrated in this first part.

How to label the data in IDS NXT lighthouse

In step 2 of our IDS NXT ocean tutorial series, we will familiarize you with our cloud-based training software IDS NXT lighthouse and show you how to upload and label your captured training images.

How to train CNNs for classification and object detection

In step 3 of our IDS NXT ocean tutorial series, you learn to deal with projects, managing datasets and controlling the training process in IDS NXT lighthouse. We show the most important setting options to adjust the CNN training and how you can check the achieved accuracy and speed of the trained CNNs.

How to deploy and run CNNs on IDS NXT cameras

In last step 4 of our IDS NXT ocean tutorial series you will learn how ready-trained CNNs are deployed and executed in an IDS NXT camera within vision apps.

Introducing IDS NXT ocean 2.0

Milestone for AI-based image processing: A free update for the IDS NXT camera platform adds object detection to the system's AI capabilities, offers turnkey solutions with Vision Apps and gives developers more design options with the "IDS NXT Vision App Creator" SDK. In the video, we explain the new functions, introduce use cases for object detection and classification and position the solution in the competitive environment.

IDS NXT ocean Tutorials

Make your own picture!

On our YouTube channel you will find many helpful videos about the possibilities and features of the IDS NXT ocean AI complete package - from deep learning basics to the implementation of AI applications such as object detection and the integration of IDS NXT ocean into factory automation. Our video offer is continuously being expanded. Follow the channel so that you will be the first to know about new videos in the future!