FirePackage (TM) - Properties

Powerful software package for secure communication via IEEE1394 (FireWire, ILink) with the following features:

  • Optimized for high performance with low CPU load when transferring isochronous data
  • Conforms to 1394-1995, 1394a and 1394b
  • 100% error control and logging
  • Full 800 MBit also under Windows XP, Vista
  • Extremely robust and stable due to own WDM driver
  • Internally based on hardware and operating system independent protocol module
  • Compatible with OHCI and PCILynx chipsets
  • Available for NT4, 2000, 2003, XP, XP64, Vista, Vista64
  • Easy to install and use

FirePackage (TM) - Components

FirePackage consists of the following components:

  • Powerful, signed and extensively tested kernel mode driver 'FireDrv.sys'
  • 'FireStack'-Windows-DLL to control all IEEE1394 bus functions 'FctlMain.dll'. Allows complete control of the IEEE1394 bus with all functions.
  • C++ class library for FireStack
  • Demo applications for "FireStack" incl. source code
  • "FireGrab"-Windows-DLL for controlling DCAM-compatible cameras 'FGCamera.dll'. Very easy, object-oriented interface with complete encapsulation of the IEEE1394 bus. Four lines of C++ code and your application acquires images.
  • Demo applications for "FireGrab
  • PDF documentations for all modules
  • Driver installer for easy installation/uninstallation

FirePackage (TM) - Distribution and Purchase

Since 10.4.2008 camera and computer licenses can only be purchased through our exclusive distributor Allied Vision Technologies GmbH ( FirePackageTM can be downloaded free of charge from our download page. In addition, AVT offers its own extended version as AVT FirePackage. Manufacturers of image processing libraries or similar please contact us for questions about alternative forms of licensing!

FireStack for Microcontrollers

The internal protocol module is also available as a portable library for microcontrollers and is already ported to PSOS, RTOS. Please contact us for details!

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FirePackage (TM) - Online License Creation

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Online Licensing