Embedded system eliminates need for add-in acquisition hardware

MAY 6, 2009--The Matrox 4Sight XB is an industrial and medical imaging platform and the latest addition to the 4Sight family of embedded systems.

May 7th, 2009

MAY 6, 2009--The Matrox 4Sight XB is an industrial and medical imaging platform and the latest addition to the 4Sight family of embedded systems. It is powered by an Intel Core2 Duo processor. Support for full-height, half length PCIe boards gives developers a choice of standard Matrox Imaging frame grabbers as well as third-party standard add-in cards for I/O and more. With integrated support for image-acquisition technologies such as GigE Vision and IEEE-1394b IIDC, the system helps reduce overall costs by eliminating the need for add-in acquisition boards. It runs on Windows XP Professional for embedded systems, enabling the straightforward use of device drivers for third-party add-in cards. Applications are programmed with the Matrox Imaging Library (MIL).
Matrox Imaging
Montreal, QC, Canada
www.matrox.com/imaging

-- Posted by Carrie Meadows, Vision Systems Design, www.vision-systems.com

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PRESS RELEASE

New Matrox 4Sight XB features high-powered flexibility in a small package

May 4, 2009, Montreal, QC - Matrox Imaging is pleased to announce Matrox 4Sight XB, an industrial and medical imaging platform and newest member of the Matrox 4Sight family of embedded systems.

The Matrox 4Sight XB offers power and flexibility in a small footprint. Matrox 4Sight XB is powered by an Intel Core2 Duo processor. Support for full-height, half length PCIe boards gives developers a wide choice of standard Matrox Imaging frame grabbers as well as third-party standard add-in cards for I/O and more.

With integrated support for the leading image acquisition technologies such as GigE Vision and IEEE-1394b IIDC, the Matrox 4Sight XB helps reduce overall system costs by eliminating the need for add-in acquisition boards.

Matrox 4Sight XB runs on Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems which allows the straightforward use of device drivers for third-party add-in cards. Applications are programmed with the Matrox Imaging Library (MIL). Matrox 4Sight XB is manufactured in-house with Intel embedded lifecycle components and with stringent change control. Ensuring long-term availability makes Matrox 4Sight XB an ideal solution for OEMs looking to maximize their return on investment.

The 4Sight XB is available now.

About Matrox Imaging
Established in 1976, 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 company information, visit: matroximaging.com/about/.

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