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Software Partners

The following software vendors provide software packages and/or camera drivers that are known to be compatible with all currently active Point Grey camera products.

Vendor Software Package(s) OS Compatibility Point Grey
Compatibility

A&B Software is a leading provider of advanced products and services used in a wide variety of application areas including industrial automation, metrology, life science, X-ray inspection, food processing, aerospace, geology, traffic and security. A&B Software provides support for GigE Vision and DCAM compliant cameras.

For more information: www.ab-soft.com

ActiveDcam, ActiveGigE, ActiveUSB

Windows
All IEEE1394 imaging products
 
All GigE Vision imaging products
 
All USB3 Vision imaging products
 

CMU Brand

Developed at the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute, this is free driver as well as a C++ software library for cameras that comply with the 1394 Digital Camera Specification as published by the 1394 Trade Association www.1394ta.org. It is a fast, easy way to gain direct access to camera imagery and direct control of camera features.

For more information: www.cs.cmu.edu/~iwan/1394/index.html

CMU 1394 driver Windows All IEEE1394 imaging products.

Claron Technology Brand

Claron Technology is dedicated to the application of image processing technology in medicine. It has extensive experience in developing systems that help clinicians identify anatomy and tissues of interest, visualize and analyse them, and safely navigate their instruments during surgical procedures. Claron helps healthcare vendors, ranging from young start-ups to large multi-national device and IT vendors deliver more value to their clinical customers faster by incorporating its technology into their products. Claron's technology is licensed in a range of formats, including low-level modules, platforms, sub-systems, applications and custom engineered exclusive solutions.

For more details, please visit www.clarontech.com

MicronTracker, ClaroNav Win, Linux, OS X All IEEE1394 imaging products

Cognex Brand

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision sensors and systems, or devices that can "see." Cognex vision sensors are used in factories around the world to automate the manufacture of a wide range of items and to assure their quality. Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 500,000 machine vision systems since the company's founding in 1981. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, Cognex also has regional offices and distributors located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. 

For more information: www.cognex.com

VisionPro Windows
All IEEE1394 imaging products
 
All GigE Vision imaging products
 
All USB 3.0 imaging products
 
All USB 2.0 imaging products
 
 
Point Grey has a wide range of VisionPro compatible cameras. Visit Cognex's VisionPro Camera Support page for a complete list of VisionPro compatible cameras. 

Digital Optics specializes in producing high performance image processing software which is used all over the world in a myriad of diverse applications. Our flagship product is V++ which is the latest addition to our well known and award winning scientific imaging product line. V++ is designed like a standard office application so it makes advanced imaging easy.

V++ combines extraordinary sophistication with an industry leading user interface and will satisfy all of your imaging system requirements. It's suitable for every kind of user from beginners to experienced specialists.

For more information: www.digitaloptics.net/

V++ Windows All IEEE1394 imaging products

libdc1394 is an open-source library that provides a complete high-level application programming interface (API) for developers who wish to control IEEE-1394 cameras that conform to the IIDC/DCAM Specifications.

The library currently runs on Linux, Mac OSX and Windows. libdc1394 almost completely implements the latest IIDC standard and a flexible, high-performance DMA video capture is part of the library. libdc1394 also includes several extras such as support for vendor specific features, colour space conversion and a series of demosaicing algorithms for raw images. Example programs are proposed for both beginners and more advanced users.

For more information: www.sourceforge.net/projects/libdc1394/

libdc1394 Linux, Mac OS X All IEEE1394 imaging products

Matrox Brand

Matrox Imaging is a leading designer of PC-based hardware and software for machine vision, image analysis, medical imaging, and video surveillance. Products include frame grabbers, vision processors, imaging platforms, smart cameras, and development software. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Matrox is a privately held company with offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, and Hong Kong.

For more information: www.matrox.com/imaging/about/

Matrox Imaging Library Windows
All IEEE1394 imaging products
 
All GigE Vision imaging products
 
All USB3 Vision imaging products
 
All USB 2.0 imaging products
 

MVTec Software GmbH

MVTec Software GmbH is a leading international manufacturer of software for machine vision used in all demanding areas of imaging: semi-conductor industry, web inspection, quality control and inspection applications in general, medicine, surveillance etc.

Products: MVTec is the developer and vendor of the general purpose machine vision software HALCON. This tool, optimized for the needs of OEMs and system integrators, enables engineers to set up their own solutions for a specific machine vision task. Another powerful product of MVTec is ActivVisionTools. This family of tools allows OEMs and system integrators to develop powerful machine vision applications quickly and easily without the need of writing code. ActivVisionTools is based upon HALCON and therefore inherits the speed, robustness, and accuracy, but hides the complexity of machine vision from the user.

For more information: www.mvtec.com

HALCON, ActivVisionTools Windows, Linux
All IEEE1394 imaging products
 
All GigE Vision imaging products
 
All USB3 Vision imaging products
 
All USB 2.0 imaging products
 

National Instruments Brand

National Instruments pattern matching software simplifies machine vision and delivers 10X performance gains. Organizations use computer-based vision and automation tools in a wide variety of industrial and scientific applications, including electronics, automotive, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, and research applications. These systems perform process monitoring, information gathering, and feedback control on-the-fly to correct manufacturing problems. Laboratory automation and image processing applications use filtering and analysis techniques to perform cell and biomaterial counting and sizing. With computer-based vision systems, you can increase productivity, flexibility, consistency, reliability, lower production costs, and perform complex inspection tasks.

For more information: www.ni.com

LabVIEW, Vision Builder Windows
All IEEE1394 imaging products
 
All GigE Vision imaging products
 
All USB3 Vision imaging products
 
All USB 2.0 imaging products
 
 
Point Grey has a wide range of NI compatible cameras. Visit NI camera support page for a complete list of NI compatible cameras. 

Norpix Brand

NorPix is a leading developer of digital video recording software for acquiring live video directly to hard disk or RAM. User applications of NorPix products include motion analysis, image archiving, flow analysis, medical imaging and web inspection.

  • Hermes API: Customize your digital video application.
  • StreamPix: Digital video recording software single and multiple cameras
  • TroublePix: For event capture, monitoring, troubleshooting applications in various industries.

For more information: www.norpix.com

Streampix Windows
All IEEE1394 imaging products
 
All GigE Vision imaging products
 
All USB 2.0 imaging products

The MathWorks Brand

The MathWorks is the world's leading developer of technical computing and Model-Based Design software for engineers and scientists in industry, government, and education. With an extensive product set based on MATLAB® and Simulink®, The MathWorks provides software and services to solve challenging problems and accelerate innovation in automotive, aerospace, communications, financial services, biotechnology, electronics, instrumentation, process, and other industries.

The MathWorks was founded in 1984 and employs more than 1,600 people worldwide, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts.

For more information: www.mathworks.com

Image Acquisition Toolbox Windows
All IEEE1394 imaging products
 
All GigE imaging products
 
All USB 3.0 imaging products
 
All USB 2.0 imaging products
 

Unibrain Brand

Unibrain is one of the earliest adopters of the 1394 standard and provides a complete range of software and hardware solutions for the Industrial, Vision/Imaging, OEM and Consumer markets. Flagship products are the FireAPI™ development toolkit and drivers for controlling 1394a or 1394b devices and IIDC cameras. Unibrain also manufactures a broad range of FireWire products, such as IIDC industrial and OEM cameras, firewire adapters, optical repeaters and cables.

For more information: www.unibrain.com

FireAPI, ubCore, Fire-i API Windows

All IEEE1394 imaging products