Point Grey Research has successfully dealt with many of the following third-party FireWire/IEEE-1394 and digital camera accessory manufacturers. Please note: Point Grey is not responsible for incompatibilities between FireWire or camera accessories and your Point Grey IEEE-1394 digital camera unit. In addition, we do not officially recommend any manufacturer over another.
IEEE-1394 (FireWire) Device Drivers and Software
Point Grey Research provides a full Software Development Kit with each of our camera products. For customers interested in Point Grey IEEE-1394 camera compatibility with other third-party camera drivers or software applications, refer to our Software Partners page.
IEEE-1394 (FireWire) Host Adapter Cards
Point Grey Research provides a variety of IEEE-1394a and 1394b host adapters.
Laptop / notebook CardBus (PCMCIA) and ExpressCard solutions can be purchased from the following vendors:
IEEE-1394a fiber optic extenders can be purchased from the following vendors:
IEEE-1394 (FireWire) Cables
Point Grey Research provides a wide variety of IEEE-1394a and 1394b cables, with an assortment of connector (e.g. 4-pin, 6-pin, 9-pin) ends, flex capabilities (e.g. high flex, skinny) and lengths (e.g. 0.5, 4.5, 10m).
Custom cable solutions can be purchased from the following vendors:
IEEE-1394 (FireWire) Hubs and Repeaters
Point Grey Research provides a variety of IEEE-1394b hubs and repeaters as part of the FirePRO family of FireWire components.
IEEE-1394a hubs and repeaters, fiber optic extenders, and other extenders can be purchased from the following vendors.
IEEE-1394 (FireWire) Bus Analyzers
Lenses / Optics
The following manufacturers provide a wide array of C/CS-mount lenses and microlenses that may be used with Point Grey IEEE-1394 digital cameras. Please contact the individual manufacturers to determine the lens model(s) best suited to your application and camera specifications.
Illumination and Lighting
The following manufacturers provide a variety of light sources for illuminating your project environment.
Cases and Enclosures
The following manufacturers provide custom camera cases and environmental/protective enclosures that are compatible with some Point Grey camera models.