Point Grey Camera Support from Image Acquisition Toolbox

Use Point Grey cameras with MATLAB and Simulink to acquire video and images

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Using Point Grey cameras with MATLAB® and Simulink®, you can directly capture live video and images into your image processing and computer vision workflows.

MathWorks provides a support package that installs all required third party software. If you are unable to use the Point Grey support package, some of these cameras also support common vision standards. Check your specific camera model for hardware compatibility with your platform.

Choosing Between Manufacturer and Industry Standard Support

Point Grey support uses the Point Grey Fly Capture Driver, enabling all supported functionality for Point Grey cameras. However, this is only supported on Microsoft Windows. To work on other platforms, use the industry standard support for your camera model. If your camera or frame grabber is supported by both the industry standard and the manufacturer, it is recommended that you use the manufacturer support.

The following table shows which support packages can be used with each Point Grey camera based on the platform and industry standard. Note that you can also use the Point Grey hardware support package on Windows for all industry standards.

Please see the Troubleshooting section of the Image Acquisition Toolbox™ documentation for additional information.

Platform and Release Support

See the hardware support package system requirements table for current and prior version, release, and platform availability.

Related Hardware Support Views: Automotive, Biotech and Pharmaceutical, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, FireWire, GigE Vision, Image Acquisition Toolbox, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Industrial Automation and Machinery, MathWorks Supported, MATLAB Product Family, Metals, Materials, and Mining, Point Grey, QuickTime, Semiconductor, Simulink Product Family, Support Package Installer Enabled, Webcam (USB Video)

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Support Package


Support Package Installer installs this support package. To start the installer, go to the MATLAB toolstrip and click Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages. For more information, read the documentation.

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MATLAB Release Driver Version
16a or later FlyCapture Viewer 2.11 (Installed by support package)
14a – 15b FlyCapture SDK 2.5 (Installed by support package)
12b – 13b FlyCapture SDK 2.2

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