Product News: Software
Software Development Kit supports USB3 Vision cameras.
Press Release Summary:
June 20, 2014 - With ActiveUSB SDK, users have access to multiple USB3 Vision™ cameras through number of programming interfaces. COM-interface guarantees integration into virtually any programming environment including C++, C#, VB6, VB.NET, Delphi, Java, Python, Matlab, and Labview. SDK offers full control over camera attributes, as well as multi-camera AVI and image sequence recording, real-time image processing, transparent color overlays of graphics/text, and full-screen mode with monitor synchronization.
Original Press Release
Hardware-Independent SDK and Driver for USB3 Vision Cameras
Press release date: August 16, 2014
Responding to the high demand for a hardware-independent Software Development Kit for USB3 Vision™ compliant cameras, A&B Software has released the new ActiveUSB SDK. The SDK provides developers and end-users with an immediate access to multiple USB3 Vision™ cameras through a number of programming interfaces, including a simple drop of ActiveX objects on an application surface. The COM-interface guarantees a quick and easy integration into virtually any programming environment including C++, C#, VB6, VB.NET, Delphi, Java, Python, Matlab, and Labview.
The SDK offers comprehensive property dialog boxes with a full control over the camera attributes. Among other features are the following: multi-camera AVI and image sequence recording, instance access to image buffers and pixels, real-time image processing, transparent color overlays of graphics and text, full-screen mode with monitor synchronization, histogram and statistical calculations, built-in background and hot-pixel correction. Included TWAIN and DirectShow drivers offer a universal plug-and-play interface between USB3 Vision™ cameras and third-party imaging and video recording applications. Provided with ActiveUSB are multiple code samples in different programming languages. ActiveUSB is highly optimized for speed and fine-tuned to a number of popular camera brands.