⋯ (April 3, 2014) - The Imaging Source, an international manufacturer of industrial cameras for machine vision, has just announced the immediately availability of Open Source Linux support for all of its cameras.
The source code - which is released under the Apache License 2.0 - is available as an Open Source project and allows the integration of all cameras with GigE, USB and FireWire interfaces into popular distributions, such as Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS and Red Hat.
Rolf Bollhorst, CEO and founder of The Imaging Source states:
We have seen customer demand for Linux support continually grow in the past few years. In the meantime, we work with Linux every day. Therefore, it makes sense for us to offer comprehensive Open Source software at GitHub.com to integrate our cameras into popular distributions. We look forward to the feedback from our customers.
You can download the Open Source source code from The Imaging Source at GitHub.com and compile it directly into your own applications.
The Imaging Source is a multinational enterprise with branches in the US, Taiwan and Germany. Established in 1990, The Imaging Source is one of the leading manufacturers of imaging products for scientific, industrial and medical applications. The industrial cameras, converters and frame grabbers manufactured by The Imaging Source are highly robust and are designed to run maintenance free for years in many applications: machine vision, AOI (automated optical inspection), visual inspection, factory automation, quality control, medical, life science, and microscopy, and amateur astronomy.
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Established in 1990, The Imaging Source is one of the leading manufacturers of industrial cameras, frame grabbers and video converters for production automation, quality assurance, logistics, medicine, science and security.
Our comprehensive range of cameras with USB 3.1, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, GigE interfaces and other innovative machine vision products are renowned for their high quality and ability to meet the performance requirements of demanding applications.