ExpressCard frame grabber from Imperx supports full frame rate acquisition

Imperx announces the release of its new NTSC/PAL/RS170 frame grabber, the VCE Express.

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Imperx announces the release of its new NTSC/PAL/RS170 frame grabber, the VCE Express. This plug-n-play ExpressCard/54 module supports real time, full frame rate video acquisition of NTSC, PAL and RS170 formats from composite or S-Video analog interfaces.

It is ideally suited for the most demanding portable vision systems. Applications include military, aerospace, medical, machine vision and traffic management, to name a few.

The VCE Express is available in either regular or flat (embedded cable) ExpressCard formats and comes complete with 32/64 bit Windows 7/XP/Vista, DirectX, Labview and Matlab drivers, a full-featured application program and a comprehensive SDK.

The card is fully backwards compatible with existing VCE-PRO software. VCE-PRO SDK based application programs will run without requiring any modification or recompilation.

a. Supports NTSC, PAL, RS170 and SECAM video sources
b. Supports composite and S-Video inputs
c. Provides an external trigger capability
d. Saves 16 bit YCrCb 4:2:2, 4:4:4 or 24 bit RGB data
e. RAW, BMP, TIFF, AVI or adjustable JPEG file formats
f. ExpressCard/54 compliant providing 2.5 Gbps of bandwidth
g. Intelligent scatter/gather DMA for fast, efficient use of ExpressCard bandwidth and system memory
h. Flow-thru pipelined architecture for low latency
i. Many advanced features including histograms, RGB gain/offset with auto-white balance, hex pixel dump, lookup tables, Gamma correction, etc.
j. Plug-n-play operation with hot insertion/removal
k. Full software suite including drivers, application program and SDK

Web site:
Imperx, inc.
6421 Congress Ave.
Suite 204
Boca Raton, FL 33487

-- Posted by Vision Systems Design

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