The PixeLINK Data Stream file (.pds) is a binary file with the following format:
"magic number" 0X04040404, indicating that this is a valid PDS file
number of frames in the file
FRAME_DESC for the first frame
Note: The uSize field indicates the size of the FRAME_DESC used in the PDS.
Data for the first frame.
Note: Format and size of data can be determined by examining the FRAME_DESC for this frame.
FRAME_DESC for the second frame
Data for the second frame
And so on until...
FRAME_DESC for the last frame
Data for the last frame
See the PixeLINK Data Stream demonstration application, pdsreader, for an example of how to parse a PDS file.