Through a separate real-time scheduler, IntervalZero’s RTX64 real-time software transforms the Windows general-purpose operating system into a fully functional RTOS that runs entirely on x64 multicore hardware. The RTX64 scheduler uniquely enables embedded real-time applications to directly access the 512GB of addressable physical memory available on 64-bit Windows.
“Running the vision applications on RTX64 ensures that the mission-critical portion of the application responds in a predictable and consistent manner, delivering quality, performance and high throughput,” said Brian Calder, vice president, sales, for US-based IntervalZero. “MIL for RTX64 is the right solution for customers who need to implement vision within highly deterministic settings and do it all within the Windows development environment.”
“MIL is the first and only vision library to take advantage of IntervalZero’s ground-breaking real-time software,” said Sam Lopez, director sales and marketing, Matrox Imaging. “This introduction of MIL for RTX64 means that the most demanding machine vision applications can be implemented at a fraction of the previous cost. Proprietary real-time hardware can be replaced by software applications that run on standard PCs, without sacrificing performance or reliability.”
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About Matrox Imaging Library (MIL)
First released in 1993, Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) is a comprehensive collection of software tools for developing industrial imaging applications. MIL includes tools for every step in the process: from application feasibility, to prototyping, through to development and ultimately deployment. The toolkit features interactive software and programming functions for image capture, processing, analysis, annotation, display, and archiving. These tools are designed to enhance productivity, thereby reducing the time and effort required to bring machine vision solutions to market.
Early access to support for RTX64 is now available as an update to MIL 10. The update provides support for video capture using GigE Vision® cameras and selected Matrox Radient frame grabbers. Official release is planned for Q2 2015. More information can be obtained by contacting a local sales representative
IntervalZero’s customer-centered philosophy, combined with more than three decades of embedded software innovation and the proven value of its RTX64 and RTX hard real-time software have enabled the company to build a global customer base of market-leading OEMs and end users in Industrial Automation, Medical Systems, Digital Media, Test & Measurement, Military & Aerospace, and other industries. Headquartered in Massachusetts IntervalZero also has offices in Nice, France; Taipei, Taiwan; and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit www.intervalzero.com