ViSP  2.8.0
Online documentation for ViSP 2.8.0


ViSP [11] is a modular C++ library that allows fast development of visual servoing applications. ViSP is developed and maintained by the Inria Lagadic team located at Inria Rennes.

ViSP official site is

If you have any problems or find any bugs, please report them at If you may need help, please use the available forums or mailing lists

It is also possible to contact ViSP main developers using:


From you can either download the latest stable release or the current development distribution using Subversion.


Because ViSP is a multi platform library that works under Linux, OSX and Windows, to install ViSP you need the CMake configuration tool available from Furthermore, depending on your operation system and the capabilities (framegrabber, display, simulation, ...) you need, prior to install ViSP you may install third party libraries

ViSP full installation procedure using CMake is explained in the getting started documents available from


Here after you will find a list of tutorials that shows the basic use of ViSP classes with a small first code.

Using ViSP

ViSP C++ classes are organized in modules that may help the user during his project implementation.

From the example page, you will also find examples showing how to use the library to acquire and display an image, compute a camera pose, estimate an homography, servo a real robot or a simulated one using a 2D, 2D half or 3D visual servoing scheme, ...

How to help ?

ViSP library is an open source C++ library which is developed at Inria by Lagadic team. If you enjoy using ViSP, you may contribute to the project in different ways. This will motivate us to continue the efforts.

  • You can help VISP to be more widely known, by displaying a ViSP flyer at work, in your lab or school.
  • You can submit a bug report using the tracker.
  • You can submit patches or new functionalities here.
  • You can write new tutorials, new documentations or simply improve the existing documentation.
  • If you just want to say you've been happy with the library, you can send us a postcard from your place, to the following address: Inria Rennes Bretagne Atlantique, Lagadic team, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes Cedex, FRANCE.

You can also ask for help using either the french or the english forum, or ViSP users mailing list.