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NI hardware and software supports any camera that complies with the AIA USB3 Vision Specification version 1.0 or later. There are cameras that communicate over USB 3.0 but are not USB 3.0 Vision compliant, so care should be taken to ensure that the manufacturer’s documentation indicates compliance. Here is a list of the companies that are currently certified for USB 3.0 Vision.If you find that your camera is just a USB 3.0 camera and not USB 3.0 Vision compliant, you still may be able to use the camera's driver (if it is available) and call it using the Call Library Function Node. You may then be able to bring in the images and camera information into LabVIEW and then use the Vision Analysis libraries available in Vision Development Module. However, you would then need to talk with that company if issues with the driver came up.
NI hardware and software supports any camera that complies with the AIA GigE Vision Specification version 1.0 or later. There are cameras that communicate over Ethernet but are not GigE Vision compliant, so care should be taken to ensure that the manufacturer’s documentation indicates compliance.
NI hardware and software supports Camera Link cameras that conform to the Camera Link standard (base, medium, full, and extended). In contrast to other standards however, Camera Link cameras require a camera file to tell the driver how the camera’s attributes are exposed, so not all Camera Link cameras are supported.To verify if a specific frame grabber is compatible with NI-IMAQ or NI-IMAQdx, check the Vision Acquisition Software Read Me files.To verify if a specific camera is compatible, NI recommends checking the Industrial Camera Advisor. If your camera is not found then NI has not tested the camera and does not officially support it, but the following options are still possible:
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