PVCAM Release Notes

Version Number:

Date: September 28, 2015

Notes: The PVCAM SDK is no longer part of the PVCAM runtime package and is available for download as a separate package at this link:

Please, check that your PVCAM and SDK package versions match in Programs and Features dialogue.

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  • USB 3.0 now officially supported

SDK updates

  • Stream Saving sample application has been updated
  • Added three new post-processing features: Defective Pixel Correction, Dynamic Dark Frame Correction, and High Dynamic Range

Known Issues

  • PCIe LVDS interface not functional on Windows 8
  • Error handling when using multiple cameras at the same time, in the same process, is not fully implemented.
  • Opening the camera in OPEN_EXCLUSIVE mode does not guarantee it will not fail when opened from another application
  • Acquisition fails in USB cameras with ROIs smaller than 10x10 pixels