PixeLINK® Expands USB 3.0 Camera line to include support for Linux.


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada –June 4, 2015 – PixeLINK®, a global provider of industrial cameras for the machine vision and microscopy markets, today announced its support for Linux operating system for its highly successful line of USB 3.0 cameras. Complementing its existing Microsoft Windows support for its USB 3.0 CMOS camera line, PixeLINK now offers full support for the Linux Ubuntu operating system. By supporting Linux Ubuntu, PixeLINK customers can use the PixeLINK SDK in both the Linux Ubuntu and Microsoft Windows operating environments.

One PixeLINK customer that has adopted Linux support is NASA. PixeLINK worked cooperatively with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) to meet their needs. PixeLINK cameras running on this platform are now being incorporated into future NASA systems.

“With the addition of the Linux Ubuntu support for our USB 3.0 line of cameras, PixeLINK has continued to expand our offerings to have the strongest line of USB 3.0 high speed industrial cameras in the market.” states Paul Saunders, President of PixeLINK.

All USB 3.0 cameras with support for Linux are available directly from PixeLINK or from its network of certified channel partners. Here is additional information on PixeLINK’s USB family of cameras.

About PixeLINK
PixeLINK® manufactures, optimizes and markets industrial cameras for machine vision applications, medical imaging, biometrics applications, and microscope cameras. Offering a wide range of CMOS and CCD cameras, PixeLINK® system integration services help OEM and end-user customers select and integrate the best camera solution for their particular machine vision or microscopy need.

PixeLINK® is a leader in both the OEM and end-user imaging markets. Our broad product offering of CMOS and CCD sensors, coupled with state-of-the-art digital bus technologies such as USB 3.0, USB 2.0, Firewire (IEEE1394), and Gigabit Ethernet, make PixeLINK® the vendor of choice for machine vision imaging, medical imaging, biometrics, and microscopy applications. Boasting more than 20 years of experience providing standard and custom camera solutions, PixeLINK® is recognized around the world for its quality of images and reliability, industry-leading imaging software and unmatched customer service.

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