The Point Grey adaptor includes support for the following types of Point Grey devices:
If you are having trouble using the Image Acquisition Toolbox™ software with a supported Point Grey camera, follow these troubleshooting steps:
Verify that your image acquisition hardware is functioning properly.
For Point Grey devices, run the application that came with your hardware, FlyCapture, and verify that you can receive live video.
Select Start > Programs > Point Grey FlyCapture2 > Point Grey FlyCap2.
In FlyCapture, select your device and click OK to open the dialog box that shows the video feed to test that the hardware is working properly.
With previous versions of the Image Acquisition Toolbox, the files for all of the adaptors were included in your installation. Starting with version R2014a, each adaptor is available separately through MATLAB® Add-Ons. In order to use the Image Acquisition Toolbox, you must install the adaptor that your camera uses, in this case, the Point Grey Hardware support package. See Image Acquisition Support Packages for Hardware Adaptors for information about installing the adaptors.
If your hardware is functioning properly, verify that you are using a hardware device driver that is compatible with the toolbox.
The Image Acquisition Toolbox software is compatible only with specific driver versions provided with the Point Grey software and is not guaranteed to work with any other versions.
Find out the driver version you are using on your system. To learn how to get this information, see Determining the Driver Version for Point Grey Devices.
Verify that the version is compatible with the Image
Acquisition Toolbox software.
For the correct driver information, check the list of supported drivers
on the Image
Acquisition Toolbox product page at the MathWorks
Web site (
If you discover that you are using an unsupported driver version,
visit the Point Grey Web site (
to download the correct drivers.
If you are using a Point Grey camera that is a GigE Vision device, do not try to use both the Point Grey adaptor and the GigE Vision adaptor at the same time. You should use the Point Grey adaptor.
For use of the Bumblebee 2 cameras, certain video formats may be suppressed. To see the available video formats for your Bumblebee camera, open the Image Acquisition Tool and check the format list shown in the Hardware Browser under your device node.
To determine the Point Grey driver version you are using, run the Point Grey FlyCapture utility.
to see the driver version number.
Select Start > Programs > Point Grey FlyCapture2 > Point Grey FlyCap2 to open FlyCapture.
The driver number appears on the banner of the FlyCapture dialog box.