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2016: VISION Show, Stuttgart, Germany
Colin Pearce, CEO of Active Silicon, introduces the company and explains the live product demonstrations running at VISION 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany.
2014: FireBird GPUDirect
An impromptu demo of Active Silicon’s FireBird frame grabber with GPUDirect drivers – acquiring and painting onto a rotating cube, while using no CPU. Further details on GPUDirect technology can be found here: https://developer.nvidia.com/gpudirectforvideo
2014: VISION Show, Stuttgart, Germany
Colin Pearce, CEO of Active Silicon, talks about the company, the products and the demonstrations running live at VISION 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany.
2013: SPIE Defense, Sensing and Security
Colin Pearce, CEO of Active Silicon, describes the product demonstrations at the Active Silicon booth during the SPIE DSS show in Baltimore, USA.
2012: Recording high resolution at 500 frames per second
Recorded at HD resolution 500 frames per second, Active Silicon’s acquisition hardware captures a Stirling engine and some other fun activities!
2010: At the International Standards Booth, VISION 2010, Stuttgart, Germany
Chris Beynon gives an overview of the CoaXPress standard and talks about alternative chipsets and triggering.
2010: A Brief Explanation of how the CoaXPress trigger works
Chris Beynon gives a demonstration and explanation of how CoaXPress triggering achieve high accuracy and low jitter.
2008: Time-lapsed photography of new office fit-out, UK
With an interest in engineering and expertise in vision, the challenging removal of a trussed roof (from the inside) as part of the fit-out of Active Silicon’s custom built office, is photographed over several months and condensed into a three minute video.
2007: Orbital Express
Active Silicon was contracted to manufacture a space qualified version of one of their video acquisitions cards for use on the NASA/DARPA/Boeing mission called Orbital Express. This video sequence was taken just after launch, using the robot arm with camera fitted to inspect the vehicle prior to deployment.