Benchmark comparison (CPU Usage) for IEEE-1394 Digital Camera SDKs*

   

Mode

ActiveDcam

Basler

BCAM

Carnegie Mellon

NI-IMAQ

Sony IIDC

Unibrain

640x480x30fps, Mono8

3%

10%

22%

22%

15%

27%

640x480x30fps Mono16

7%

N/A

24%

29%

74%

43%

640x480x30fps, RGB24

8%

10%

24%

25%

N/A

27%

640x480x30fps, Raw8,

real-time RGB conversion

10%

40%

N/A

32%

43%

34%

640x480x30fps Raw16, real-time RGB48 conversion

22%

N/A

N/A

54%

92%

45%

640x480x30fps YUV422

33%

36%

44%

38%

47%

50%

1024x768x30fps Mono8

4%

15%

57%

33%

46%

54%

1024x768x30fps Raw8,

real-time RGB conversion

25%

54%

N/A

58%

71%

65%

 

 *Benchmark comparison was performed on Dell Latitude 1.73 GHz Intel Centrino notebook with Dynex PCMCIA 1394 adapter using ISG-1.3-8-C, Pixelink A741 and Sony XCD-SX-710CR cameras. Manufacturers’ provided viewer applications were used for testing.

This information is from Alrad Imaging, U.K. www.alrad.co.uk