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Harrier series for long-reach, real-time HD video transmission
This video explains how our Harrier interface board and adapter are revolutionizing long-reach video transmission.
ActiveCapture - an introduction
ActiveCapture is the front-end software for Active Silicon FireBird frame grabbers. Watch this video to learn about its features. The video covers live acquisition, analysis, display and recording of video sequences.
Setting up a pcf configuration file when using a non-GenICam Camera Link camera
Watch this tutorial to learn about setting up a camera - frame grabber system when using a non-GenICam Camera Link camera with a FireBird frame grabber. This is easily done in ActiveCapture, our front-end software for FireBird frame grabbers.
Active Silicon Product Overview 2018 – recorded at VISION 2018, Stuttgart
See our embedded systems, frame grabbers and interface boards in action as we demo our cutting-edge technology.
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
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.
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.