The Aphelion™ Imaging Software Suite proposes a broad range of software interfaces for popular image acquisition systems. The camera settings and the image capture are controlled through a single interface for all the cameras supported by Aphelion. No need to develop a specific interface for every camera brands, enabling users and developers to save time.
The Aphelion DirectShow interface is available by default in the Aphelion Dev, Aphelion Lab, and Aphelion SDK software products. This interface enables to set the camera parameters and control the image acquisition from the Aphelion environment from all the acquisition devices compliant to Microsoft DirectShow interface.
Most USB cameras are compliant to DirectShow, such as webcams. Most brands of industrial camera manufacturers provide the DirectShow interface in addition to their own interface, such as Allied Vision Technologies, Basler, IDS, PixelLink, Sony, and Teledyne Dalsa. While the parameters available from this interface are limited, it enables to meet the need for most applications.