High-speed imaging system for laptops

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Firstsight Vision can now offer a low cost alternative for high-speed imaging for use with cameras that operate at variable frame rate but do not have their own on-board memory. Using a codec from Cineform in conjunction with Streampix 3 software from Norpix, it is possible to record images directly to a laptop disk drive or USB memory stick connected to the laptop in real time, with a choice of resolution and speed.

There are a host of high-speed applications throughout manufacturing industry where it is important to study fast-moving objects without the effects of motion blur. These could include assessing the events occurring during explosive phenomena such as automobile airbag deployment, troubleshooting fast moving machinery, or making measurements on products on high-speed assembly lines.

The CineForm codec can use all available CPU core, loading up to 100 per cent if needed. Typical pixel processing is up to 90 Megapixels per second on a dual-core 2.4GHz machine.

The system is compatible with HDTV GigE Vision cameras. Simultaneous direct recording to disc from two HDTV cameras is possible using StreamPix 4 with a Quad Core desktop computer and the CineForm codec.

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