Interfaces and Standards
What different interfaces and standards are available for industrial cameras? Find answers to these questions and more here!
USB 3.0 – Interface of the Future
USB 3.0 is the latest generation of camera interfaces. Read more about the benefits of USB 3.0 and why it is the interface of the future.
What is an Interface?
The right interface is always an important factor in choosing a camera. Our video explains how to find the right interface for your camera.
High bandwidth paired with convenient use — that's the lure of Camera Link. We'll explain everything you need to know about this interface.
GigE is an abbreviation for "Gigabit Ethernet" and is the name of a specific camera interface. The benefits of that interface and its factors to consider can be read here.
A series of standards have been developed for industrial image processing. GenICam is one of them. Read more about it here.
USB 3.0 and USB3 Vision Standard
Most people are familiar with USB interfaces from their home computers. The special features of USB 3.0 and its influence on image processing can be found here.
FireWire or IEEE 1394
FireWire is an older, but still frequently encountered camera interface. More on this topic can be found here.