Downloads

The official public releases of the GenICamTM standard are available for download below.

GenICamTM package

GenICamTM Standard Version 3.0.1
consists of GenApi 3.0.1, GenTL 1.5, SFNC 2.3, GenTL SFNC 1.0, GenCP 1.2 and CLProtocol 1.1, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 3.0
consists of GenApi 3.0, GenTL 1.5, SFNC 2.2, GenTL SFNC 1.0, GenCP 1.1 and CLProtocol 1.1, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.4.1
consists of GenApi 2.4.1, GenTL 1.4, SFNC 2.2, GenTL SFNC 1.0, GenCP 1.0 and CLProtocol 1.1, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.4.0
consists of GenApi 2.4.0, GenTL 1.4, SFNC 2.1, GenTL SFNC 1.0, GenCP 1.0 and CLProtocol 1.1, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.3.1
consists of GenApi 2.3.1, GenTL 1.3 and SFNC 1.5.1, CLProtocol 1.1, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.3.0
consists of GenApi 2.3.0, GenTL 1.3 and SFNC 1.5.1, CLProtocol 1.1, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.2.0
consists of GenApi 2.2.0, GenTL 1.2 and SFNC 1.5, CLProtocol 1.0, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.1.1
consists of GenApi 2.1.1, GenTL 1.2 and SFNC 1.5, CLProtocol 1.0, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.1
consists of GenApi 2.1, GenTL 1.2 and SFNC 1.4, CLProtocol 1.0, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenICamTM Standard Version 2.0
consists of GenApi 2.0, GenTL 1.1 and SFNC 1.3, refer to individual module downloads below.

GenApi

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 3.0.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 3.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 3.0 – new major release of the GenApi reference implementation: complete re-implementation (faster, smaller footprint, additional platforms), still based on the GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.4.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 2.4.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.4.0 – new minor release of GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation, adding new functionality, but still based on GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi Standard Document 2.1.1 (PDF) – download only the GenICamTM GenApi Standard Document in PDF format.

GenApiSchema_Version_1_1.xsd – official GenApi schema location, version 1.1 (part of GenApi standard 2.x)

GenICamTM GenApi Standard Document 2.0 (PDF) – GenICam GenApi Standard version 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi Standard Document 1.0 (PDF) – GenICam GenApi Standard version 1.0.

GenApiSchema_Version_1_0.xsd – official GenApi schema location, version 1.0 (part of GenApi standard 1.0)

SFNC (Standard Features Naming Convention)

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 2.3 (PDF) – download the GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention (SFNC).

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 2.2 (PDF) – SFNC version 2.2.

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 2.1 (PDF) – SFNC version 2.1.

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 2.0 (PDF) – SFNC version 2.0.

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 1.5.1 (PDF) – SFNC version 1.5.1.

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 1.5 (PDF) – SFNC version 1.5.

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 1.4 (PDF) – SFNC version 1.4.

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 1.3 (PDF) – SFNC version 1.3.

GenICamTM Standard Features Naming Convention 1.2.1 (PDF) – SFNC version 1.2.1.

PFNC (Pixel Format Naming Convention)

GenICamTM Pixel Format Naming Convention 2.1 (PDF) – download the GenICamTM Pixel Format Naming Convention (PFNC).

GenICamTM Pixel Format Values (PDF) – download the list of official GenICamTM Pixel Format Values.

GenICamTM Pixel Format Naming Convention 2.0 (PDF) – PFNC version 2.0.

GenICamTM Pixel Format Naming Convention 1.1.01 (PDF) – PFNC version 1.1.01.

GenTL (Transport Layer)

GenICamTM GenTL 1.5 (PDF) – download the GenICamTM GenTL document in PDF format.

GenICamTM GenTL 1.4 (PDF) – GenTL version 1.4.

GenICamTM GenTL 1.3 (PDF) – GenTL version 1.3.

GenICamTM GenTL 1.2 (PDF) – GenTL version 1.2.

GenICamTM GenTL 1.1 (PDF) – GenTL version 1.1.

GenICamTM GenTL 1.0 (PDF) – GenTL version 1.0.

GenTL SFNC (GenTL Standard Features Naming Convention)

GenICamTM GenTL SFNC 1.0 (PDF) – download the GenICamTM GenTL SFNC document in PDF format.

CLProtocol (GenICam on Camera Link)

GenICamTM CLProtocol 1.1 (PDF) – download the GenICamTM CLProtocol document in PDF format.

GenICamTM CLProtocol 1.0 (PDF) – CLProtocol version 1.0.

GenCP (Control Protocol)

GenICamTM GenCP 1.1 (PDF) – download the GenICamTM GenCP document in PDF format.

GenICamTM GenCP 1.0 (PDF) – GenCP version 1.0.

 

GenICam reference implementation

This section provides downloads of reference implementation for various GenICamTM modules. Note that the reference implementations are not part of the standard.

GenApi

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 3.0.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 3.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 3.0 – new major release of the GenApi reference implementation: complete re-implementation (faster, smaller footprint, additional platforms), still based on the GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.4.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 2.4.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.4.0 – new minor release of GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation, adding new functionality, but still based on GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.3.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 2.3.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.3.0 – new minor release of GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation, adding new functionality, but still based on GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.2.0 – new minor release of GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation, adding Mac OS support, but still based on GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.1.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 2.1.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.1.0 – new minor release of GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation, adding new functionality, but still based on GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.0.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 2.0.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 2.0.0 – new major release of the GenApi reference implementation, implementing GenApi standard 2.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 1.1.2 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 1.1.1.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 1.1.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 1.1.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 1.1.0 – new minor release of GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation, adding new functionality, but still based on GenApi standard 1.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 1.0.1 – maintenance release fixing issues in version 1.0.0.

GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation v. 1.0.0 – first official release of GenICamTM GenApi reference implementation.

SFNC (Standard Features Naming Convention)

Reference XML file for SFNC 2.3 – download the reference XML file showing SFNC 2.2 features.

Reference XML file for SFNC 2.2 – version for SFNC 2.2.

Reference XML file for SFNC 2.1 – version for SFNC 2.1.

Reference XML file for SFNC 2.0 – version for SFNC 2.0.

Reference XML file for SFNC 1.5.1 – version for SFNC 1.5.1.

Reference XML file for SFNC 1.5 – version for SFNC 1.5.

Reference XML file for SFNC 1.4 – version for SFNC 1.4.

Reference XML file for SFNC 1.3 – version for SFNC 1.3.

PFNC (Pixel Format Naming Convention)

Reference header file for PFNC – download the reference header file with identifiers for the official PFNC values.

GenTL

Reference header file for GenTL 1.5 – download the reference header file implementing the GenTL 1.5 C interface.

Reference header file for GenTL 1.4 – version for GenTL 1.4.

Reference header file for GenTL 1.3 – version for GenTL 1.3.

Reference header file for GenTL 1.2 – version for GenTL 1.2.

Reference header file for GenTL 1.0 – version for GenTL 1.0.

GenTL SFNC (GenTL Standard Features Naming Convention)

Reference XML files for GenTL SFNC 1.0 – download the reference XML files showing GenTL SFNC 1.0 features (one file per GenTL module in a zip-archive).

 

GenICam marketing information

Marketing oriented information about GenICamTM, use of GenICamTM trademarks and logos.

Official GenICamTM flyer – GenICamTM, generic interface for cameras: interconnection made easy

 

GenICam presentations

This section offers some presentations given by GenICamTM group members during various occasions. The presentations can serve as a good informal introduction to all aspects of the GenICamTM standard.

GenICamTM overview – set of presentations (ZIP file) introducing individual GenICamTM standard modules; the presentations were prepared for the GenICamTM Open House day in Yokohama, May 2010

GenICamTM introduction – brief introduction to GenICamTM standard

GenICamTM for executives – overview of GenICamTM goals and key concepts, intended for executives

GenICamTM for developers – more detailed presentation designed for developers and other technically oriented audience

GenICamTM v. 2.0 news – overview of GenICam version 2.0 and the new features it introduced

Technical article: GenICamTM 3.0 for standardized 3D cameras

 

GenICam Group Meetings

People interested in recent progress of the standard can download minutes from recent GenICamTM standard committee meetings.

Kyoto, Mar 10-11, 2016

Chicago, Oct 15-16, 2015

London, Apr 30 – May 1, 2015

Yokohama, Oct 6-7, 2014

San Jose, Mar 24-25, 2014

Schongau, Oct 21-22, 2013

Seoul, Apr 15-16, 2013

Dresden, Sep 11, 2012

Vancouver, Feb 15-16, 2012

Austin, Oct 3-4, 2011

Erding, May 16-17, 2011

Ottawa, October 5-6, 2010

Yokohama, May 10-11, 2010

Montreal, September 24-25, 2009

Munich, April 21-23, 2009

Montreal, October 20-22, 2008

Pilsen, April 7-9, 2008

Ottawa, September 24-26, 2007

Ahrensburg, May 29-31, 2007

Montreal, June 12-14, 2006

Austin, February 7-9, 2006

Ahrensburg, December 12-13, 2005

Zürich, October 10-12, 2005

Munich, July 11-13, 2005

For the very first meetings the minutes are not available. In any case, the list of those meetings is provided below.

Grenoble, April, 2005

Munich, December, 2004

Ahrensburg, September, 2004