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Image Acquisition Toolbox

Acquire images and video from industry-standard hardware

Image Acquisition Toolbox™ provides functions and blocks that enable you to connect industrial and scientific cameras to MATLAB® and Simulink®. It includes a MATLAB app that lets you interactively detect and configure hardware properties. The toolbox enables acquisition modes such as processing in-the-loop, hardware triggering, background acquisition, and synchronizing acquisition across multiple devices.

Image Acquisition Toolbox supports all major standards and hardware vendors, including USB3 Vision, GigE Vision®, and GenICam™ GenTL. You can connect to 3D depth cameras, machine vision cameras, and frame grabbers, as well as high-end scientific and industrial devices.

Getting Started

Learn the basics of Image Acquisition Toolbox

Device Connection

Establish and manage connection between image acquisition device and MATLAB

Image Preview and Device Configuration

Preview image and adjust acquisition parameters such as brightness, resolution, and region of interest (ROI)

Image Data Acquisition

Specify acquisition parameters and acquire image data

Image Acquisition in Simulink

Bring live video data into Simulink models, generate code

Creating Custom Adaptors

Use the Image Acquisition Toolbox Adaptor Kit to create an adaptor

Supported Hardware

Install support packages for image acquisition hardware