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Creating Custom Adaptors

Use the Image Acquisition Toolbox™ Adaptor Kit to create an adaptor

The Adaptor Kit is a C++ framework that you use to create an adaptor to support new hardware. The kit is not necessary to use Image Acquisition Toolbox. Use it only if you are writing a custom adaptor.


imaqhwinfoInformation about available image acquisition hardware
videoinputCreate video input object
imaqresetDisconnect and delete all image acquisition objects
imaqregisterRegister third-party custom adaptor


Setting Up Your Build Environment

Providing Hardware Information

Defining Your Adaptor Class

Acquiring Image Data

Defining Device-Specific Properties

Storing Adaptor Information in an IMDF File

Using the Test Suite for Adaptor Writers or Hardware Vendors