Fast VCR software for XIMEA cameras
XIMEA company is a well-known camera manufacturer with great achievements. The company offers super compact and high quality products with various resolutions, frame rates, bandwidths, interfaces, spectral sensitivities, image sensors, and hardware platforms. XIMEA cameras could be supplied with PCI-Express interface which significantly improves the bandwidth and enables reatime applications for high resolution and high fps cameras.
You can test any XIMEA camera with their CamTool software, but it's intended just for testing or for low fps solutions. To overcome that limitation we've developed a GPU-based software to work with XIMEA cameras to allow maximum performance and the highest image quality at realtime. You can download that software from that site and test it with available XIMEA cameras (8/10/12-bit monochrome or bayer).
xiC and xiX camera series
The xiC is an extremely diversified and highly modular camera family designed for the Sony Pregius™ image sensor series. It offers multiple choices of combining sensors and interfaces. Even though it is a board stack, for system integrators it has all the benefits of a single board design and is incredibly small.
The xiX cameras are based on the same board-level concept and can stream images to the host computer via 2 lanes on a PCI Express Gen2 bus. Together with minimal latencies and CPU load, the cameras are a perfect fit for embedded vision and multi-camera applications. Thanks to flat flex cabling, the board-level and semi-housed variants allow integration in tight spaces and close proximity between cameras.
Fast VCR software for XIMEA camera control
Fast VCR: image processing pipeline for XIMEA cameras on GPU
Fast VCR software outputs
Optional image processing modules on GPU
All the above features are designed on the basis of our CUDA image processing SDK. Now our customers have an opportunity to utilize GPU-accelerated software components in their applications as a part of video processing pipeline. Here you can find other benchmarks for our SDK.
GPU Camera Sample Project on Github
We've released a gpu-camera-sample project on GitHub which is intended for building your own application with the Fastvideo SDK. This is open source software project for Windows/Linux/ARM to create camera application with GPU-based image processing. That application can capture raw images from machine vision cameras and process them on NVIDIA GPU very fast. You can download both source codes or binaries for evaluation. The software could also work with raw images in PGM format, which is very valuable to test image quality and processing time even if you don't have a camera.
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