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Image Processing with LabVIEW™ and IMAQ™ Vision by Thomas Klinger

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Chapter 2. Image Acquisition

This chapter deals with the most interesting issues of image generation. We focus on CCD cameras and sensors because they currently occupy the biggest part of the camera market. CMOS cameras are discussed with respect to their functional difference, their advantages, and their drawbacks. Video standards, analog as well as digital, are described to help you understand the transmission and the display techniques of video signals. Another main part deals with color description of images. Finally, image sources that do not use cameras are mentioned and explained.

Charge-Coupled Devices

If you consider the matrix structure of an image we discussed in the previous chapter, you might ask yourself the following questions:

  1. What ...

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