Common Vision Blox - Support


Download: CVB 2017 - Linux

CVB supports both Windows (7, 8, 10) and Linux (Ubuntu/Debian based) for 32 and 64 bit Intel and ARM architectures. The fully implemented GenICam standard in conjunction with GigE Vision and USB3 Vision on all platforms provides complete hardware independence.

Get CVB software and drivers for Linux

The new version CVB 2017 is available for Linux (Ubuntu/Debian based) both in 32 bit and 64 bit versions for Intel and ARM architectures. It comes with support for GigE Vision and USB3 Vision cameras complying the GenICam standard. CVB 2017 also supports the OpenEmbedded Linux-Yocto operating system which allows users to create an individual configuration of OS components to optimize the systems footprint.

CVB 2017 with new features

  • Ubuntu 16.04 support is now provided in addition to Ubuntu 12.04 support. This is the current long-term support release of Ubuntu and is supported on 32-bit and 64-bit platforms on both Intel and ARM architectures.

  • CVB can now also be used with aarch64 devices such as the NVidia Tegra X1 and Snapdragon 810, thanks to ARM 64-bit support. These are the newest ARM designs and offer both power and performance advantages.


CVB for ARM based SoC

There are several ARM based SoC (System on a Chip) systems available that include more or less different hardware components such as USB 3 or Gigabit Ethernet. STEMMER IMAGING provides packages for Debian/Ubuntu to install Common Vision Blox on those systems. They all contain drivers for GigE Vision as well as USB3 Vision camera devices. Furthermore STEMMER IMAGING provides tarballs that can be used with Yocto based systems, in order to set up an embedded system with minimal footprint.

Apart from installation packages and archives, STEMMER IMAGING also provides ISO images for particular ARM-based systems. This way, setting up a ready-to-use systems becomes fast and easy.


Application notes for ARM