PCI frame grabber fits in half slot

The PCVision frame grabber comes on a half-slot 32-bit PCI bus card. It provides four 8-bit analog video inputs that can digitize monochrome images from variable scan cameras, as well as RS-170, CCIR, and progressive-scan cameras with resolutions to 1024 ¥ 1024 pixels. On-board memory of 4 Mbytes helps transfer a 512 ¥ 512-pixel image to the host CPU in less than 4 ms. The card reduces CPU overhead and sustains data-transfer rates of 120 Mbytes/s to the PCI bus. Software support includes

Dec 1st, 1998

PCI frame grabber fits in half slot

The PCVision frame grabber comes on a half-slot 32-bit PCI bus card. It provides four 8-bit analog video inputs that can digitize monochrome images from variable scan cameras, as well as RS-170, CCIR, and progressive-scan cameras with resolutions to 1024 ¥ 1024 pixels. On-board memory of 4 Mbytes helps transfer a 512 ¥ 512-pixel image to the host CPU in less than 4 ms. The card reduces CPU overhead and sustains data-transfer rates of 120 Mbytes/s to the PCI bus. Software support includes the ITEX software-developers kit, Sherlock applications, MVTools libraries, and Camera Configurator. Prices start at less than $800 in quantities of 100.

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