Chameleon CoaXPress™ Camera Simulator

CoaXPress Camera Simulator Overview

 

The Chameleon is the industry’s first CoaXPress Camera Simulator. This simulator is capable of generating video streams and test patterns of up to 4 CoaXPress links in single, dual and quad modes. Each link supports standard CoaXPress bitrates up to 6.25 Gbps.
This product is ideally suited for development of industrial, defense and aerospace Machine Vision Systems and applications. The Chameleon can easily transmit generic test patterns, customer’s specific pre-processed data or custom video streams on the CoaXPress links. It also provides GPIO for machine control signals, such as triggers, shaft encoders, exposure control and general I/O, which can be simulated together with the video streams. The simulator enables transmitting the video streams from on-board memory as well as run time uploading the streams from computer memory.
The Chameleon uses standard DIN connectors as an interface to the Frame Grabber board and standard headers for general purpose I/O. The Simulator utilizes PCIe Gen2 x4 links for communication with Host PC for video uploading and configuration.
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Applications

  • Vision system testing
  • Vision systems development
  • Vision algorithm development
  • Vision systems integration
  • Reliability system testing

Features

  • Video output modes:
    • Static and dynamic test patterns
    • BMP/RAW/TIFF/JPEG etc. image files
    • RAW video files
    • Streaming video (up to 12Gbps)
    • Multiple pre-recorded video in sequential or loop modes
    • Fully programmable image timing
    • Fully programmable configuration parameters
    • Emulation of Camera controls and triggers
    • Up to 4 CoaXPress device links
  • Flexible machine I/O:
    • 8 TTL configurable I/Os
    • 4 LVTTL configurable I/Os
    • 4 LVDS inputs
    • 4 LVDS outputs
    • 4 opto-isolated inputs
    • 4 opto-isolated outputs
    • 4 quadrature rotary encoder simulators
  • CoaXPress compliant
  • GUI interface
  • Supporting Windows and Linux OS
  • API for developing custom applications
  • Plug-ins modules for Matlab and LabView
  • Gen<i>Cam compliant
  • Up to 32GB image buffer
  • 4 DIN connectors for CoaXPress links
  • PCIe Gen2 x4 Half-length PCIe card
  • data rates up to 6.25Gpbs per link
  • 0°C to 55°C operating environment temperature

Deliverables

  • CoaXPress Camera Simulator
  • Hardware user manual
  • Software installation CD
  • Power supply (optional)
  • Coaxial cables (optional)

Ordering Codes

  • KY-Chameleon

Downloads

downloadRecent Version of our Software and Documentation
can be downloaded from here

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Product Brief

 

Complimentary Products

CoaXPress Frame Grabber

CoaXPress Frame Grabber

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