CoaXPress (CXP) is the world’s leading standard for high-speed imaging in professional and industrial imaging applications such as machine vision, medical imaging, life sciences, broadcast and defense.
CoaXPress combines the traditional simplicity of coaxial cable with state of the art high-speed serial data technology. The combination of these two features – coaxial cable and “express” speed – provides a highly desirable solution for high-speed imaging and data transmission.
The standard is hosted by JIIA with working groups from companies around the world.
CoaxPress for High-Speed Vision
CoaXPress (CXP) is a digital interface standard for the transmission of high-speed vision data from a single camera, to a host such as a frame grabber in a PC, using a single standard coax cable. Currently a 12.5Gbps downlink is supported. The single camera can also be an interface device that combines data from several cameras, as CoaXPress has the ability to carry multiple image data and meta-data channels.
CoaXPress combines the simplicity of standard coaxial cable with state of the art high speed serial data technology. The primary driving force behind the development of the CoaXPress standard was the need to overcome cable length, speed and ease of use limitations of legacy digital video interfaces in order to meet the requirements of high-end and future generation imaging applications.
CoaXPress combines the best features of other interfaces into just one future proof hi-speed vision interface solution.
High data rates: up to 12.5Gbps over a single coax cable and up to 50Gbps using four cables
Long cable lengths: in excess of 100m (without any hubs, repeaters etc).
XML file with support of GenICam, no camera files required.
Ease of integration: video, communication, control and power (PoCXP) over a single flexible standard coax RG59 and RG6 cable.
Multiple cameras can be connected directly to a single frame grabber and if required, less complexity for multiple frame grabbers.
Very accurate triggering capability with real time behavior through fixed latency of image output.
No additional trigger cable required for accurate triggering.
Cost effective, hot plug-and-play, royalty-free interface solution.