Allied Vision Issues Full GenICam Compliant Vimba X

By Chad Cox

Production Editor

Embedded Computing Design

February 09, 2023


Allied Vision Issues Full GenICam Compliant Vimba X
Image Credit: Allied Vision

Stadtroda, Germany. February 9, 2023 – Allied Vision ratified its Software Development Kit Vimba X delivering GenICam compliant and current standards revisions. The Vimba X is collaborates with the Alvium camera series with full Alvium feature set support.


Included is an updated Vimba Viewer to automatically configure the camera through transport layers, ability to save settings and load them in their own application, and graphical widgets. It is compatible with most operating systems like Windows 10 and 11, Linux, and Linux ARM (all 64-bit). Support for C, C++, and Python is provided for the ability to manage camera interfaces with the same API

The Vimba X framework enable easy access to third-party software such as Mathworks Matlab, MVTec Halcon, Matrox Imaging Library, and Stemmer Common Vision Blox. The software update contains a guide to migrate from Vimba to Vimba X and both can be installed on the same system for easier migration.

New Features:

Vimba X is available free of charge as download on Allied Vision’s website.

(From Allied Vision: Vimba X is mainly designed for the use with Alvium cameras.  For all other Allied Vision camera series the use of Vimba 6 as the SDK of choice is still recommended.)

Chad Cox. Production Editor, Embedded Computing Design, has responsibilities that include handling the news cycle, newsletters, social media, and advertising. Chad graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Cultural and Analytical Literature.

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