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IR Cameras & Single Board Computers

IR Cameras & Single Board Computers

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Hi everyone,

I am trying to be able to control an IR camera on a remote single board computer with a Linux OS to no avail. Part of the condition is that it must function with Linux via a USB connection, be able to control exposure/gain as well as take photos of reasonable quality to recognize text on passing vehicles.

I have tried an IDS Machine Vision camera which worked well when installed in the office on a Windows PC, but not on the Linux single board computer.

Has anyone had any experience trying to manipulate an IR camera on a Linux machine via USB that might be able to provide guidance? Any product recommendations?

Thanks in advance.

RE: IR Cameras & Single Board Computers

(OP)
Of those that are functional with Linux, we've found that the quality is much lower compared to those running on Windows. It isn't something I deal with every day so forgive my naivety. It's hard to describe what constitutes 'reasonable quality' on a forum but if anyone has product suggestions based on experience working with Linux it would go a long way.

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