IC AIK Extension

Features.pixelformat Property

Features.pixelformat Property

Set a new pixel format or return the current pixel format.
Usage:
[C#]
Feature.SetFeature("pixelformat", "Raw8"); String Result = Feature.GetFeature("pixelformat");
Values Meaning
Mono8

This pixel format provides the raw data from the video capture device. If a mono video capture device, e.g. a "DMK", is in use, then this is the apropriate pixel format to select.

If a color camera, e.g. "DFK" is use, then the raw data from the CCD will be provided. In this case, a pattern of the Bayer Mosiac filter can be seen. The image appears as gray scale image.

Raw8

If a color camera, e.g. "DFK" is in use, then Vision Pro will calculate a color image. This pixel format is suitable only on Y800 video formats.

RGB24

This pixel format is not supported, but implemented for future use. If a color video format, e.g. "UYVY" is in use, then a colored RGB image will be provided. While this format is not supported by Vision Pro AIK now, please do not use it. It is implemented for future use.

Limitations:

This feature can only be set, if no acquisition is running.

Remarks:

The RGB24 pixel format is currently not supported by Vision Pro.

The RAW8 pixel provides valid images only if an Y800 video format is used on a color camera, that delivers raw data.

See also: videoformat

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