Allied Vision is an official NVIDIA Preferred Partner and a proud member of the Jetson Ecosystem. Allied Vision has partnered with NVIDIA to make industrial computer vision cameras and their benefits accessible to Jetson-based system designers.
The broad camera portfolio covers a wide range of different interfaces:
Start Integrating NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin™ NOW
The driver for JetPack 5.1 fully supports AGX Orin™ so you can start integrating with Allied Vision CSI-2 cameras now.
The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin™ module is available in 32GB or 64GB. The 32GB version provides up to 200 TOPS of AI performance with configurable power consumption between 15 and 40W. In contrast, the 64GB version delivers up to 275 TOPS of AI performance with configurable power consumption between 15W and 60W. This gives you more than 6x the performance (32GB) or even more than 8x the performance (64GB) of the Jetson AGX Xavier in the same compact form factor for robotics and other autonomous machine applications.
The powerful Alvium 1800 C MIPI CSI-2 camera series gives embedded system developers access to Sony’s high-performance image sensors popular in the machine vision industry. These sensors with resolutions up to 25 megapixels deliver excellent image quality and up to twice the frame rates compared to similar Alvium 1500 C models.
Alvium Camera Kit
for NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX Dev Kit and Jetson Nano Dev Kit
Tailored for the NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit and Jetson Nano Developer Kit, Allied Vision offers an Alvium Camera Kit, including everything needed to start prototyping.
Alvium Camera Kit
One driver fits all: enjoy the flexibility!
Open-source MIPI CSI-2 drivers for NVIDIA® Jetson™
Don't waste time on driver development: download, install, and get started!
To help you with a quick and easy start, Allied Vision provides open-source MIPI CSI-2 drivers for NVIDIA Jetson Nano (4GB and 2 GB), Jetson TX2, Jetson TX2 NX, Jetson AGX Xavier, Jetson Xavier NX with NVIDIA JetPack SDK version 4.6.1 (L4T 32.7.1) as well as Jetson AGX Orin and Jetson Orin NX with JetPack 5.1 (Jetson Linux 35.2.1) on our GitHub page.
The driver supports all current and future Alvium camera models with MIPI CSI-2 interface, regardless of the image sensor. That means that you only need one driver for your NVIDIA platform, regardless of the sensor resolution you choose. You can prototype with various camera models using the same driver or easily upgrade your system with another sensor later – even if this sensor is not yet released! Any Alvium MIPI CSI-2 camera will run on your system with the same driver.
Based on the Alvium MIPI CSI-2 cameras Allied Vision now also offers Alvium cameras with FPD Link III or GMSL2. With an additional PCB including the Serializer Chip the Alvium FP3 and Alvium GM2 cameras enable long cable solutions of up to 15 meters. All camera features can be used, so it works exactly the same as the standard Alvium MIPI CSI-2 via V4L2. Additionally, there is the de-serializer adapter board available which connects to the embedded board. You can also use a carrier board from one of our eco system partners who already have the de-serializer onboard.
- Fully EMC compliant
- Shock and vibration proof
- Fast and low overhead image transmission on embedded systems
- Multi camera friendly
- Deserializer boards for FPD-Link III and GMSL2 available
- Thin coax cables with different lengths 5, 10, 15 m available
Alvium 1800 U is your entry into high-performance imaging with ALVIUM® Technology for industrial applications. Equipped with the newest generation of sensors, these small and lightweight cameras deliver high image quality and frame rates at the best price-performance ratio. With its USB3 Vision compliant interface and industrial-grade hardware, it is your workhorse for different machine vision applications whether it is on a PC-based or an embedded system.
Alvium G1 - The GigE Vision refresh
Alvium G1 is the first GigE Vision camera powered by ALVIUM® Technology, Allied Vision's ASIC chip. It combines the advantages of the established GigE Vision standard with the flexibility of the Alvium platform. In addition to a comprehensive feature set and a broad sensor selection, it offers great versatility. With its very compact housing and industrial standard hardware, it can easily be integrated into any vision system while ensuring long-term availability and reliability.
Alvium G5 - The easy upgrade for more performance
The Alvium G5 camera series combines the advantages of the 5GigE interface for higher bandwidth and the flexibility of the Alvium platform offering various mount and sensor options. It enables an easy upgrade of existing systems (USB3 Vision or GigE Vision) and offers backwards compatibility with 1000BASE-T solutions. Powered by ALVIUM® Technology, the sugar cube Alvium G5 camera delivers highest image quality at a low power consumption.
Vimb X is Allied Vision's fully GenICam-compliant SDK for all Alvium cameras.
The platform-independent software suite runs on Windows 10 and 11, Linux, and Linux ARM (all 64-bit).
- Acquire images and explore camera features without programming.
- Program your vision applications with C, C++, or Python APIs.
- Connect to third-party libraries and frameworks.
Allied Vision provides adapter boards to convert the MIPI CSI-2 pinning of Alvium cameras to
- NVIDIA Jetson TX2 and AGX Xavier
- NVIDIA Jetson Nano Dev Kit and Jetson Xavier NX Dev Kit
- NVIDIA Jeston AGX Orin, Xavier, TX2
- NVIDIA Jetson Orin Nano Dev Kit.
Our driver and adapter board for Jetson TX2 support using multiple Alvium CSI-2 cameras at the same time without additional configuration. For quick and easy camera evaluation, we provide code examples on GitHub.
Also check out our CSI-2 and screw-locked USB cables as well as our comprehensive selection of lenses for your Alvium camera. Our experts are here to help you choose the most appropriate optics for your application. Contact us for advice!