GenICam Host software for GEV/U3V (Discontinued)

GenICam Software Package (BetelmaGiCs) is a software IP that fully complies with GenICam
standards. Adopting this software IP, users can easily develop their application software on GenICam.
GenICam is a standard formulated by EMVA (European Machine Vision Association). EMVA
standardized the software interface defining common API to control different interfaces of cameras such
as GigE Vision, USB3 Vision, CoaXpressTM , etc. in the same way.


  • Compliant with EMVA GenICam standard
  • Flexible design that allows selection of different interfaces (GigE Vision, USB3 Vision, etc.) without changing application software.
  • Compliant with GenICam GenTL standard (allows operation using GenICam compatible third-party applications)
  • Supports Multi-Interface and Multi-Device

Specific features for GigE Vision

  • Packet retransmission
  • Event, Chunk data transmission

Specific features for USB3 Vision

  • Transfer rate 3Gbps
  • Event, Chunk data transmission
  • Detection of a head of frame


  • Compliant with EMVA GenICam Standard Version 2.0
  • Compatible Interfaces
    • GigE Vision Standard Version 1.2/2.0
    • USB3 Vision Standard Version 1.0.1

Supported Operating Systems

  • Microsoft®  Windows® 7 Professional SP1 64Bit
  • Microsoft®  Windows® 10 Pro 64Bit
  • Linux (Planning)

* Please contact Macnica sales department about other operating systems.


  • GenICam software (Binary)
  • Sample application (Source)
  • User’s manual, etc.

Software Configuration

Software Configuration of GenICam

All software required by the GenICam standard is provided, so users can focus on application development.

Evaluation Environment

Evaluation Environment of GenICam software

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