Pixelink Support

Linux Support for PixeLINK’s USB 3.0 Camera Family

PixeLINK® Expands USB 3.0 Camera line to include support for Linux.


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada –June 4, 2015 – PixeLINK®, a global provider of industrial cameras for the machine vision and microscopy markets, today announced its support for Linux operating system for its highly successful line of USB 3.0 cameras. Complementing its existing Microsoft Windows support for its USB 3.0 CMOS camera line, PixeLINK now offers full support for the Linux Ubuntu operating system. By supporting Linux Ubuntu, PixeLINK customers can use the PixeLINK SDK in both the Linux Ubuntu and Microsoft Windows operating environments.

One PixeLINK customer that has adopted Linux support is NASA. PixeLINK worked cooperatively with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) to meet their needs. PixeLINK cameras running on a Linux platform are now being incorporated into future NASA systems.

“With the addition of the Linux Ubuntu support for our USB 3.0 line of cameras, PixeLINK has continued to expand our offerings to have the strongest line of USB 3.0 high speed industrial cameras in the market.” states Paul Saunders, President of PixeLINK.

All USB 3.0 cameras with support for Linux are available directly from PixeLINK or from its network of certified channel partners. Additional information on Linux support and PixeLINK’s USB family of cameras is available here.