Frame Grabbers

For over 25 years, Gidel’s FPGA based frame grabbers and accelerators have been utilized for real-time, high bandwidth Vision and Image Processing applications. Gidel’s Frame Grabbers offer exceptional diversity, from the low-cost solutions to ultra-high performance systems, from off-the-shelf standard grabbers to high-end multi-camera tailored solutions.


In addition, Gidel’s frame grabber software and development tools enable tremendous flexibility ranging from out-of-the-box grabbers to tailored solutions.

HawkEye Frame Grabber Family

Low-profile PCIe Gen. 3 x8, up to 16 GB buffer, supporting:

CoaXPress: PoCXP-6 1, 2 or 4 links version 1.1
Camera Link: PoCL Camera Link 2.0
MIPI: up to 6 Po-MIPI cameras / board
SFP+: up to 4x SFP+, including option for up to 4 Camera Link cameras

CoaXPress (CXP-12) Frame Grabbers

  • PoCXP-12
  • 1, 2, 4, 8 links/board
  • Up to 12.5 Gbps per link

Multi-Camera Grabbing and Processing

  • Ability to synchronize 100 cameras / sensors and more
  • Build for system reliability
  • Grabbing capability of varying incoming data sizes
  • Option for inline FPGA ISP (Image Signal Processing)
  • Option for inline FPGA image compression
  • Ability to tailor FPGA/host ISP, recording, etc.
compass pointing to customized solutions

Customized Solutions

  • Option for custom camera interface
  • FPGA ISP tailoring including custom IP(s)
  • Ability to add new grabber API
  • Optional real-time image compression (including Lossless compression)
  • Ability to combine off-the-shelf sub-systems and custom designs