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Rethink Embedded Vision

One platform.
Unlimited flexibility.

Designed around one revolutionary platform, the Alvium Series of embedded vision cameras offers you unprecedented levels of flexibility and performance on industrial applications.

Alvium opens up your options by combining the latest in embedded camera technology with the very best in industrial-grade camera design. Thanks to their shared hardware platform and driver, Alvium cameras are easy to integrate and upgrade. For the best solution, just select the right sensor, feature set, and hardware options for your application.

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Robust industrial hardware

Efficient power management

Bare board and open housing

On-board image correction

Long-time availability

Alvium Series – Designed to do more

Alvium 1500 Series

Industrial-grade camera module for embedded vision

  • MIPI CSI-2 interface with D-PHY
  • Video4Linux2 and Direct Register Access control
  • one driver for all models
  • open source Vimba drivers available
  • 3 sensors with up to 5 megapixel
Alvium 1800 Series

Embedded/machine vision camera crossover

  • USB3 Vision interface
  • additional closed housing variant
  • easy integration into embedded and PC-based systems with free Vimba software suite
  • compatible with GenICam compliant image processing libraries
  • advanced triggering functions
  • 5 megapixel

Choose your model

Whether it’s the 1500 Series of high-performance embedded camera modules or the 1800 Series of embedded-ready machine vision cameras, every model in the Alvium range can be configured to suit your precise needs. Depending on your application, choose between different lense mountings, housing options, connectors, including a 90° USB option, as well as monochrome or color sensors.

Alvium 1500 C-050 mipi logo
Interface MIPI CSI-2
Resolution: 800 × 600 0.5 MP
Sensor ON Semi PYTHON 480
Format Type 1/3.6
Frame Rate 116 fps
Alvium 1500 C-120 mipi logo
Interface MIPI CSI-2
Resolution: 1280 × 960 1.2 MP
Sensor ON Semi AR0135CS
Format Type 1/3
Frame Rate 50 fps
Alvium 1500 C-500 mipi logo
Interface MIPI CSI-2
Resolution: 2592 x 1944 5 MP
Sensor ON Semi AR0521
Format Type 1/2.5
Frame Rate 67 fps
Alvium 1800 U-500 usb logo
Interface USB 3.0
Resolution: 2592 x 1944 5 MP
Sensor ON Semi AR0521
Format Type 1/2.5
Frame Rate 67 fps
Alvium 1800 U-050 usb logo
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 1
Resolution: 808 x 608 0.5 MP
Sensor ON Semi PYTHON 480
Format Type 1/3.6
Frame Rate 116 fps
Alvium 1800 U-120 usb logo
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 1
Resolution: 1280 x 960 1.2 MP
Sensor ON Semi AR0135CS
Format Type 1/3
Frame Rate 52 fps

Easy software integration

Alvium 1500 Series – One driver, numerous options

All Alvium 1500 models rely on the proven Video4Linux2 or Direct Register Access control. They share the same driver for each host platform.

  • Video4Linux2 (V4L2)
  • Direct Register Access (DRA)
  • GStreamer and OpenCV support
  • Open-source drivers provided on GitHub

coming soon:

  • Wandboard's i.MX6-based development boards
  • Nitrogen6_MAX with iMX6QP from Boundary Devices
  • NVIDA Jetson TX2 / AGX Xavier / Jetson Nano
  • several NXP-iMX8-based boards

Alvium 1800 Series – Machine vision standard compatible

All Alvium 1800 cameras are easy to integrate with Allied Vision’s Vimba software suite.

  • GenICam-compliant USB3 Vision interface
  • compatible with all popular third-party software libraries
  • free Allied Vision Vimba Suite, including driver, software development kit, viewer, tools, and programming examples
  • multi-platform compatibility, including Windows, Linux, Linux for ARM
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Easy software integration

  • Software for Alvium 1500 Series

    One driver, numerous options

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    Alvium 1500 Series – One driver, numerous options

    All Alvium 1500 models rely on the proven Video4Linux2 or Direct Register Access control. They share the same driver for each host platform.

    • Video4Linux2 (V4L2)
    • Direct Register Access (DRA)
    • GStreamer and OpenCV support
    • Open-source drivers provided on GitHub

    coming soon:

    • Wandboard's i.MX6-based development boards
    • Nitrogen6_MAX with iMX6QP from Boundary Devices
    • NVIDA Jetson TX2 / AGX Xavier / Jetson Nano
    • several NXP-iMX8-based boards
  • Software for Alvium 1800 Series

    Machine vision standard compatible

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    Alvium 1800 Series – Machine vision standard compatible

    All Alvium 1800 cameras are easy to integrate with Allied Vision’s Vimba software suite.

    • GenICam-compliant USB3 Vision interface
    • compatible with all popular third-party software libraries
    • free Allied Vision Vimba Suite, including driver, software development kit, viewer, tools, and programming examples
    • multi-platform compatibility, including Windows, Linux, Linux for ARM

One chip, unlimited possibilities

ALVIUM® Technology supports a growin range of sensors and ensures that every sensor can be accessed via a single shared MIPI CSI-2 driver.

On-board image pre-processing

For added performance or lower system costs, ALVIUM® Technology can transfer image correction and pre-processing tasks from your board to the Alvium camera.

Energy-efficient

ALVIUM® Technology supports the energy-efficient operation of our cameras by disabling unused functionalities.

Flexible camera control

ALVIUM® Technology supports embedded as well as machine vision camera control standards for LINUX and Windows systems.

ALVIUM® Technology – the innovative core to our cameras

ALVIUM® Technology – the innovative core to our cameras

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One chip, unlimited possibilities:

ALVIUM® Technology supports a growing range of sensors and ensures that every sensor can be accessed via a single shared MIPI CSI-2 driver.

On-board image pre-processing

For added performance or lower system costs, ALVIUM® Technology can transfer image correction and pre-processing tasks from your board to the ALVIUM camera.

Energy-efficient

ALVIUM®Technology supports the energy-efficient operation of our cameras by disabling unused functionalities.

Flexible camera control

ALVIUM® Technology supports embedded as well as machine vision camera control standards for LINUX and Windows systems.

Accessories

To get the best out of Alvium, we’ve developed an extensive range of accessories to help you optimise your solution. Including S-mount lenses, embedded and adapter boards, all these components have been precisely tailored to offer you even more options and provide maximum compatibility with the Alvium camera series.

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CSI-2 connections

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