New SDK allows ease of set up for cameras in diverse applications

All Baumer GigE and USB3 Vision cameras are now available with the newly released version 2.2 of the Baumer GAPI software development kit (SDK).

Thanks to end-to-end compliance with the GenICam standard, the peak-performance programming interface enables easy implementation of Baumer cameras into diverse applications. In addition, the new improvement allows integration into application-specific environments. As another new feature, the cameras now support USB3 Vision standard. The further enhanced Camera Explorer is intuitive to operate, delivers the first picture with just one click and allows for easy camera evaluation. Numerous sample programs and documentation support camera integration.


Baumer GAPI version 2.2 supports the C++ and C# programming languages under Windows or Linux and can be used with all Baumer GigE and USB cameras.

The Baumer Group is an international leading manufacturer and developer of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image-processing. Baumer combines innovative technology and customer-oriented service into intelligent solutions for factory and process automation and offers a uniquely wide range of related products and technologies.

With more than 2,500 employees and production plants, sales branches and agencies in 36 subsidiaries and 18 countries, the family-owned company is always close to the customer. Industrial clients in many sectors gain vital advantages and measurable added value from the worldwide consistency of Baumer's high quality standards and its enormous innovative potential.

The Baumer Group is an international leading manufacturer and developer of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image-processing. Baumer combines innovative technology and customer-oriented service into intelligent solutions for factory and process automation and offers a uniquely wide range of related products and technologies. With around 2,300 employees and 37 subsidiaries and in 19 countries, the family-owned company is always close to the customer. Industrial clients in many sectors gain vital advantages and measurable added value from the worldwide consistency of Baumer's high quality standards and its considerable innovative potential.

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