Release 3.0 - Linux SDK
Modified on: Tue, 9 Feb, 2021 at 12:30 PM
Added support for new 10 Gigabit Ethernet (PL-X) cameras. This includes support for new API features that takes advantage of the new functionality added with the camera platform (see What's New with the API).
Added the Pixelink Python wrapper (for Ubuntu 20.04, x86 64-bit 'PCs')
Added support for Ubuntu 20.04 (on Intel x86 'PCs'), and Ubuntu 20.10 (on ARM v8 64-bit platforms).
Added new application, captureOEM.
Added support for new Auto features, AutoRoi, AutoGain, and AutoExposure limits.
Added support for 10-bit packed pixel formats.
Added support for Ubuntu 16.04.
Folded in v2.1 patch containing JPEGDLL32v1.1. This patch eliminates namespace collisions with some libraries, such as OpenCV.
Added FEATURE_FOCUS control to captureOEMLite.
Added support for (H264) video capture. Specifically, added the methods:
Added support for General Purpose Input (GPI), whereby the hardware trigger resource can be re-mapped to serve as GPI.
Added support for 64-bit ARM installs (ARMv8 -- aarch64).
Improvements in image quality of the preview window; hardware acceleration is now used utilized if the platform supports it.
Support for USB3 cameras with binary files that are USB3 Vision (U3V) certified, as well as cameras that contain binaries that are pre-U3V certified.
FEATURE_FOCUS can now accept 2 parameters when PxLSetFeature is called with the FEATURE_FLAG_ONEPUSH bit of the flags parameter is set (to perfrom a one-time auto focus operation). These two additional parameters (if supplied) will represent the range over which the auto focus it to be applied.
Added support for CAMERA_INITIALIZE_EX_FLAG_ISSUE_STREAM_STOP with PxLInitializeEx to assist with recover from unexpected termination of camera applications.
Cleanup operations are now performed on signals SIGINT and SIGTERM.
Support for cameras equipped with a General Purpose Input.
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