DECEMBER 20--EPIX Inc. (Buffalo Grove, Il; www.epixinc.com) has released the XCLIB library for Linux 2.4.8 and later kernels, which supports Intel (x86) platforms and allows programmers to create customized machine-vision, motion-analysis, or medical imaging applications. XCLIB for Linux provides the same application program interface as XCLIB for Windows; it also permits programmers to easily move from one operating system to another.
This new library for Linux supports all versions and options of EPIX PIXCI imaging boards and cameras, including analog cameras for NTSC, RS-170, CCIR, and PAL, as well as popular area-scan and linescan digital cameras with up to 4k x 4k resolution, up to 14 bits per pixel (gray), up to 42 bits per pixel (color), and at rates up to 16,000 frames/s. It enables the capture of full-resolution images at full video rate.
Camera manufacturers supported include Adimec, Atmel-Grenoble, Basler, Cohu, Dalsa, Dage-MTI, DVC, Hamamatsu, Hitachi, Indigo, Pulnix, Redlake MASD, Silicon Imaging, Silicon Video, Takenaka, Toshiba, Uniq, Varian, and Xybion.