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Subject: RE: Writing Area Detector Monitor
From: Iain Marcuson <Iain.Marcuson@sydorinstruments.com>
To: Mark Rivers <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu>, "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:54:29 +0000
 
> Do you mean that you have a device that sends images over a network port,
> and you would like to create an areaDetector driver to receive those images?
> The driver would convert the images into NDArrays in an EPICS IOC, and thus
> be able to use the areaDetector plugins for file saving, image processing, and
> sending images to EPICS Channel Access clients, etc.?
> 

The device would send images over a network port, and we would be looking to convert them into NDArrays as you describe.

> If this is what you want to do then you can use one of the existing
> areaDetector drivers as a model.  Those create a complete application to
> control and read data from a specific type of camera or detector.
> 
> Can you describe your device a bit more, so I know which existing driver to
> recommend as a starting point?  Can you control the device from your driver
> (exposure time, start/stop, etc.)?  If so are those ASCII commands?  Is it
> TCP/IP or some other protocol?  Is the image data in binary?
> 

The device would be controlled via an IOC.  We will likely use Stream Device, which we have used successfully for a similar control scheme.  The commands would be ASCII based.  The image data is in binary, and at present we are looking towards UDP, although we may use TCP.


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