All The Imaging Source cameras can be addressed under Linux. Some legacy hardware is not supported by the tiscamera libraries.

supported devices

Firmware Update

In the event a firmware update is required, take the following steps:


The following tools are required for a firmware update:


tcam-firmware-update is not part of a standard tiscamera installation. You can find it here:

Identifying the Camera

To identify the available devices, execute the following command in a terminal:

tcam-firmware-update -l

Locate the Firmware

Go to the directory <tiscamera>/data/firmware/usb2/.

Locate the latest firmware for the camera.

Writing the Firmware

sudo tcam-firmware-update -u -d <SERIAL> -f <path to firmware file>