The Gidel HawkEye-CXP frame grabbing and real-time image processing system provides the core infrastructure required to realize the most demanding vision and imaging applications. The HawkEye series offers a number of options to accommodate diverse application needs, from plug-and-play high-performance frame grabbers to a full system solution comprising acquisition, open-FPGA image processing, and flexible custom camera interface. Off-the-shelf HawkEye solutions include support for Camera Link and CoaXPress cameras.
The HawkEye-CXP is CoaXPress Version 1.1 compliant and supports up to four CoaXPress (cXp-6) channels. The HawkEye-CXP family is based on PCIe Gen. 3 x8, providing CPU-free ultra-fast offload capacity of up to 64 Gb/s. Huge data buffers of up to 16 GB fortify the acquisition bandwidth and the image processing capabilities on powerful Arria 10 FPGA. The HawkEye-CXP is supported by Gidel’s Proc Developer’s kit, which is composed of the ProcFG GUI application, an API library and examples for developing a customized application, and the ProcWizard application for efficient development of image processing algorithms on FPGA.