Active Silicon

Active Silicon is a leading manufacturer of imaging products, embedded systems and custom solutions. We provide camera electronics for image data transmission, frame grabbers for data acquisition, and embedded systems for imaging processing and machine control.

Competencies

  • We at Active Silicon are experts in electronic hardware design for frame grabbers, camera interface boards and custom embedded systems.
  • We have expertise in FPGA design for frame grabbers, camera interface boards and custom embedded systems.
  • We design and develop software libaries and applications to support vision hardware products.
  • We have unique skills in kernel driver development for a wide range of operating systems.
  • We have long-term experience with the manufacture of a diverse range of electronic hardware products

 

Products & Services

Active Silicon is a leading manufacturer of imaging products, embedded systems and custom solutions. We provide camera electronics for image data transmission, frame grabbers for data acquisition, and embedded systems for imaging processing and machine control.

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Frame Grabbers
Active Silicon designs and manufactures a wide range of acquisition solutions based around leading-edge hardware technology and versatile software toolkits. The range includes acquisition solutions for CoaXPress, Camera Link, HD-SDI, SDI and LVD in different form factors. Operating system support includes 32/64-bit versions of Windows 7/Vista/XP, Linux, QNX, and Mac OS X.

Camera Interface Boards
The Active-FCB range of interface modules offer a complete interface solution to acquire digital images in real-time from the Sony FCB-H11, FCB-SE600, FCB-EH series and the FCB-EV series of block cameras. All modules feature very low clock jitter and stable outputs over a wide temperature range and are suited to many applications in broadcast, industrial, security and defense applications.

Embedded Systems
Active Silicon designs and manufactures custom embedded systems, often integrating our leading-edge image acquisition technology.  Typically, units are designed for a specific OEM application often in the field of medical devices, industrial automation or remote monitoring. Systems are designed to meet various safety, quality and medical standards as appropriate, as well as being designed for long product life – retaining the same fit, form and function for many years.

Software
Active Silicon offers a range of software to support its vision hardware products across several operating systems. There are also drivers for 3rd party machine vision and scientific imaging packages as well as Twain and NetMeeting support. Independent of the hardware we have a variety of other image processing tools such as JPEG and wavelet compression and patented vision algorithms.

 

Company Details

Founded in
1988
No. of employees
> 30
Locations
Active Silicon Ltd., Iver, United Kingdom
Active Silicon Inc., Severna Park, MD, USA
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