Features of SilkyEvCam (VGA)

  • Resolution: VGA (640px X 480px)
  • Equipped with PROPHESEE event-based vision sensor
  • USB3.0 Type-C interface
  • Small data volume、High-speed sensing (minimum temporal resolution 1µsec)
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Frame rate can be changed after recording
  • No motion blur
  • Compact and lightweight, can be installed anywhere

Sample Video (Rotating Hand Spinner)

During rotation, there is event output (the image appears), and when stopped, there is no event output (the image disappears).

The rotating object image is not deformed as in images taken with a rolling shutter camera.

Other videos can be found on the "What is an event-based vision camera?" page. 

Product Images

You can order Standard set or Turnkey set

  • Standard set (camera and USB cable)
  • Turnkey Set (camera, USB cable, lens, mini tripod and mobile case)
    (lens: M0814-MP2(computar), CS to C lens attachment)
Standard set

+

lens, mini tripod, mobile case

Specification


SilkyEvCam(VGA) SilkyEvCam HD
Event-Based Vision sensor Model PPS3MVCD (PROPHESEE) IMX636 (SONY)
Image size Type 3/4 “ (Diagonal 12mm) Type 1/2.5 “ (Diagonal 7.14mm)
Module effective pixels VGA ( 640 (H) x 480 (V) ) HD ( 1280 (H) x 720 (V) )
Pixel size 15μm x 15μm 4.86μm x 4.86μm
Typical Latency 200μs 100μs or under @ 1k lux
Maximum readout throughput 50Mevents/s 20Mevents/s
Output Interface (event data & control) USB 3.0 (USB Type-C(TM) connector) USB 3.0 (USB Type-C(TM) connector)
Interface (Sync/Trigger) IX Series Connector ( IX80G-B-10P : HIROSE )
(Plug: IX30G-B-10S-CV(7.0) | IX31G-B-10S-CV(7.0) )
IX Series Connector ( IX80G-B-10P : HIROSE )
(Plug: IX30G-B-10S-CV(7.0) | IX31G-B-10S-CV(7.0) )
Camera Power supply USB Power (VBUS) 5.0 V USB Power (VBUS) 5.0 V
Lens Mount type C/CS Mount C/CS Mount
Wide Dynamic Range >120dB >86dB
Operating temperature T operation 0 ~ + 50℃ T operation 0 ~ + 50℃
Storage temperature T storage - 30 ~ + 80℃ T storage - 30 ~ + 80℃
Current consumption 500mA(max) , 200~300mA(Ave.) 300mA(max) , 100mA(Ave.)
Dimensions / Weight (w/o Lens) 30mm (W) x 30mm (H) x 36mm (D) / 40g 30mm (W) x 30mm (H) x 36mm (D) / 42g
Accessories USB3.0 Type-C(TM) Cable 1.2m (w/ rock screw) USB3.0 Type-C(TM) Cable 1.2m (w/ rock screw)
Raw Formats EVT3 EVT3
Standard Lens Model M0814-MP2 (computar) SFA0820-5M (SOYO)
Focal length 8mm 8mm
F value F1.4 - F16C F2.0 - C
Angle of view 70deg 47.7deg
Focus range 100mm to infinity 100mm to infinity
Size / Weight Φ33.5mm x 28.2mm / 62.6g Φ27mm x 33mm / 32.5g
Others Turn Key Pack Standard Lens / Mini tripod / Hardcase Standard Lens / Mini tripod / Hardcase
SDK support by PROPHESEE METAVISION(TM) Intelligence METAVISION(TM) Intelligence

SilkyEvCam(VGA) SilkyEvCam HD(Coming soon)
Event-Based Vision sensor Model PPS3MVCD (PROPHESEE) IMX636 (SONY)
Image size Type 3/4 “ (Diagonal 12mm) Type 1/2.5 “ (Diagonal 7.14mm)
Module effective pixels VGA ( 640 (H) x 480 (V) ) HD ( 1280 (H) x 720 (V) )
Pixel size 15μm x 15μm 4.86μm x 4.86μm
Typical Latency 200μs 100μs or under @ 1k lux
Readout throughput 50Mevents/s (max) 20Mevents/s (default, setting changeable)
Output Interface (event data & control) USB 3.0 (USB Type-C(TM) connector) USB 3.0 (USB Type-C(TM) connector)
Interface (Sync/Trigger) IX Series Connector ( IX80G-B-10P : HIROSE )
(Plug: IX30G-B-10S-CV(7.0) | IX31G-B-10S-CV(7.0) )
IX Series Connector ( IX80G-B-10P : HIROSE )
(Plug: IX30G-B-10S-CV(7.0) | IX31G-B-10S-CV(7.0) )
Camera Power supply USB Power (VBUS) 5.0 V USB Power (VBUS) 5.0 V
Lens Mount type C/CS Mount C/CS Mount
Wide Dynamic Range >120dB >120dB*
Operating temperature T operation 0 ~ + 50℃ T operation 0 ~ + 50℃
Storage temperature T storage - 30 ~ + 80℃ T storage - 30 ~ + 80℃
Current consumption 500mA(max) , 200~300mA(Ave.) 300mA(max) , 100mA(Ave.)
Dimensions / Weight (w/o Lens) 30mm (W) x 30mm (H) x 36mm (D) / 40g 30mm (W) x 30mm (H) x 36mm (D) / 42g
Accessories USB3.0 Type-C(TM) Cable 1.2m (w/ rock screw) USB3.0 Type-C(TM) Cable 1.2m (w/ rock screw)
Raw Formats EVT3 EVT3
Standard Lens Model M0814-MP2 (computar) TBD
Focal length 8mm TBD
F value F1.4 - F16C TBD
Angle of view 70deg TBD
Focus range 100mm to infinity TBD
Size / Weight Φ33.5mm x 28.2mm / 62.6g TBD
Others Turn Key Pack Standard Lens / Mini tripod / Hardcase TBD
SDK support by PROPHESEE METAVISION(TM) Intelligence METAVISION(TM) Intelligence

(*) DR >120 dB can be reached based on low light cutoff measurement being: 0.08 lux (imaging characteristics not guaranteed).

Getting Started

  • Download and install METAVISON™ INTELLIGENCE from the PROPHESEE website.
  • Download the Plug-in setup file from the CenturyArks website and set up the Plug-in file.
  • Connect the SilkyEvCam to your PC via USB cable.
  • Open a terminal on your PC and run metavision_studio. Verify that the image is ready.
  • PROPHESEE's METAVISON™ INTELLIGENCE site introduces various examples of processing execution. Please try it out.

Registration

Firmware and plug-ins for SilkyEvCam may be updated without notice to improve product quality.
If you register as a customer with your product serial number, you can receive the latest firmware and plug-in information by e-mail in a timely manner.

 
 
 

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  • SilkyEvCam® is a registered trademark of CenturyArks Co., Ltd
  • USB Type-C™ is a registered trademark of USB Implementers Forum.
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