Standards ease system integration

Thanks to a number of standards, interfacing digital cameras to frame grabbers and computers will become much easier.

Thanks to a number of standards, interfacing digital cameras to frame grabbers and computers will become much easier.

Members of the Camera Link, GigE, GenICam, and European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) 1288 standard committees have all made great strides in the past year to make specifying and interfacing these cameras to machine-vision systems more "plug-and-play" compatible. While Camera Link remains the de facto standard for high-speed cameras, improvements have already been made, including the addition of a small Camera Link connector and, this year, the addition of power of Camera Link.

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