Press Release Summary:
With Extended Display Identification Data (EDID), Nexeon HD Frame Grabber can be directly connected to display devices and communicate capabilities for plug-and-play support. EDID contains information about device, including vendor information, maximum image size, color characteristics, frequency range limits, and character strings for device name and serial number. EDID information is stored in EEPROM and uses Display Data Channel to communicate to display device.
Original Press Release:
dPict Imaging Adds Configurable EDID to Nexeon HD
dPict Imaging today announced the addition of user configurable EDID to the popular Nexeon HD high-definition frame grabber. With EDID, the Nexeon HD can now be directly connected to display devices and communicate its capabilities for plug and play support. Through the dVeloper Foundation SDK, OEM's can configure the Nexeon HD to support only those capabilities necessary for their application, giving another level of customization.
EDID is the Extended Display Identification Data is a VESA standard data format that contains basic information about a device and its capabilities, including vendor information, maximum image size, color characteristics, frequency range limits, and character strings for the device name and serial number. Normally used for display monitors, EDID information is stored in an on-board EEPROM and uses Display Data Channel (DDC) to communicate to the display device. More information on EDID and DDC can be found at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extended_display_identification_data.
To aid in EDID configuration, dPict Imaging also announced an easy to use EDID editor tool that will allow users to create and modify EDID structures to be stored on the Nexeon HD frame grabber. This EDID editor will be part of the dVeloper Foundation SDK for Nexeon HD.
More information on the Nexeon HD can be found at http://www.dpictimaging.com/Products/NexeonHD.html.
About dPict Imaging, Inc.
dPict Imaging, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of PC-based video acquisition products and development software for the machine vision, medical imaging, image analysis, and security applications. dPict Imaging, Inc. is a privately held company based in Indianapolis, IN, USA.