Pixelink Support

API Usage

Basic Principles of API Usage
Notation, Libraries and Other Useful Info API Function Notation Definitions, Types and Structures Camera Sequence Controlling a PixeLINK cam...
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019 at 1:42 PM
Retrieving Image Data from the Camera
After the camera has been initialized and the camera features determined and set appropriately, it is ready for streaming and capturing image data. Star...
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019 at 11:17 AM
Image Data Formats
This document describes the layout of information within a frame of image data populated by a call to the PixeLINK API's function PxLGetNextFrame or a ...
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019 at 11:12 AM
API Function Notation
Notational Conventions In this section, italics are used to represent variables, function names, and program names, courier is used to repres...
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019 at 11:15 AM
Changing, Tracking, and Recording Frame Features in Descriptors
A descriptor is the set of feature properties that characterize a frame of image data by recording the camera features in effect at the time that frame was ...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 2:10 PM
Creating and Using Custom Descriptors
Overview A descriptor is a collection of camera feature properties that is applied to a frame.  You receive descriptor information on every frame as the...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 2:31 PM
Lookup Tables - API Usage
The Pixelink API accommodates the use of a user-specified lookup table (LUT) for custom image adjustment.  The LUT is an array that maps each possible pixel...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 2:32 PM
API 3.2 to API 4.0 Conversions and Equivalences
Use the tables below to determine the relationships between the functions in the previous PixeLINK Camera API (Release 3) and the current PixeLINK Camera AP...
Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 at 12:15 PM
Tips and Tricks, and Gotchas
A few tips, tricks and gotchas when it comes to using the PixeLINK API. Query A Feature's Capabilities and Limits Before using a feature, query...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 3:02 PM
Frame Descriptor
The following structure defines the frame descriptor, which contains the settings for the captured frame. /* Frame Descriptor */ typedef struct _FRAME_...
Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 at 3:07 PM