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When you google "DIY Flying Probe" you will notice that such a project does not seem to exist - until now. Which is a pity as we think the vast amount of desktop 3D printers and router CNC mills have laid the foundation and provided the availability of all required parts to build something like this by now. So lets do it :). DIY Flying Probe Concept Rendering Concept The approach is rather simple: We use the same stepper motors, sliding bearings, rails, geared belts and electronics that are... Read more
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Latest News Overview Tech Specs Image Sensors Modularity Development Status AXIOM Beta is a brand new professional digital image capturing platform and the crowd funding backers get access to it before anybody else does. So we want to make sure that you are aware of what you are getting yourself into. We're inviting you to be part of this journey as a contributor (you do not need to be a programmer to use the AXIOM Beta), helping to shape the final product. The AXIOM Beta is being built... Read more
Latest News Overview Tech Specs Modularity Partners About The AXIOM Gamma is the AXIOM Betas big brother and packs more performance and modularity in a larger and more expensive package. The AXIOM Gamma is planned to utilize a fully modular hardware concept (the "Open Module Concept") that allows swapping of all essential camera components like changing PCIe cards in your PC. But since this modularity also includes the enclosure there is no single way the AXIOM Gamma can look like, below you... Read more
Overview Tech Specs Image Sensor Videos Related Articles apertus° AXIOM Alpha is the name of a proof-of-concept prototype that is more than just a lab experiment. It is already meeting the demands of some real world applications like being used for film production to some degree. We are certain though that while it will not be the answer to all our prayers and not the goal of all our dreams yet it can be seen as the first step to embark on a journey to that place where we want to be one day... Read more
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As part of the EU-funded AXIOM Gamma project, our heavily blender-based R&D effort codenamed "Project Elmyra" aims to demonstrate that visualization processes can be made more efficient, reusable and sustainable - without having to resort to heavy specialization or rocket science, but through reflection on the way we spend our everyday workhours, and an interdisciplinary design methodology to turn things around! A web-based "rapid iterative" visualization system, sporting a fully automated... Read more
We implemented Pong as April fools joke in 2014 when we claimed AXIOM has been bought by a Japanese game console manufacturer and from now was to be turned into a cinematic retro gaming console. Paddle Controller Hardware Hardware files on GitHub Firmware Image Tree for Pong on GitHub Pong C Code on GitHub Download Schematics PDF Download Paddle Enclosure Box EPS for Laser Cutter Let me start by saying we are very sorry in case we managed to scare you for a second (or maybe a bit longer) :) I... Read more
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About Chronomotion is a software to control the Merlin/Orion/Skywatcher remote head for shooting motion controlled time lapse. The software allows custom bezier shaped movement curves with ramping and complex motion sequences. Please note that you require a special (TTL Voltage converter) cable to connect the head to a computers serial/USB port. -> Detailed Cable Guide (French) Sample clip to showcase motion ramping and bezier curves. Download Please note that the software is still in... Read more
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This software is still in the concept phase - there is no download link. We are looking for software developers! Help us to push it further. About There are several free and open raw-image processing tools for still images like: ufraw , darktable , RawTherapee , Rawstudio , digiKam and many more. While some of them offer batch processing capabilities none of these tools were designed for moving pictures. Processing DNG sequences is cumbersome and time consuming, CinemaDNG MXF files are not yet... Read more
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Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. Notice: The apertus° project to turn the Elphel camera into a digital cinema camera has been discontinued with the plans for the AXIOM camera . See still images captured with the Elphel camera. See the prototypes apertus° members have built with the Elphel camera. The Elphel 353 Model free software and open hardware camera is a very interesting and powerful device... Read more
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This is the website you are looking at. Based on Drupal 7 and the bootstrap theme. Any help is appreciated. - Design - Plumbing (Drupal) - Translation - Usability Read more
Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. ElphelVision is a touch screen based camera interface with all camera controls, live preview and an integrated file browser/viewer to watch the files on the camera connected HDD/SSD. The name "ElphelVision" was chosen to honor the company Elphel Inc. that builds the free software and open hardware camera modules that sparked the creation of the Apertus project... Read more
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Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. Android App (Codename "Appertus Remote") to remote control Elphel cameras over Wifi. No live video is displayed at this time. But you can change shutter time, white-balance, recording resolution, etc. The code is still in an early stage. Axiom support is planned for the future. Source Code Code on GitHub Read more
Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. The DNG Converter is a command-line tool to convert raw footage from the Elphel internal JP4 RAW codec into a DNG sequence. The software is part of the JP4Tools collection. An older version is available for Linux on launchpad as binary package: http://wiki.elphel.com/index.php?title=Movie2dng Source Code Code on GitHub Read more
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Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. Software with Graphical User Interface to view real time video from 2 Elphel cameras in different modes (side-by-side, anaglyph, single side). Support real-time GPU debayering of raw footage through GLSL shaders. Source Code Code on GitHub Read more
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Notice: This page is about the Elphel® Model 353 camera NOT about apertus° Axiom ! Elphel® is a registered trademark of Elphel, Inc. In the Elphel camera recording audio in sync with video is done by using Linux-compatible (since most USB devices do not require additional drivers they just need to be plugged in and are ready to go - so far all devices we tried worked out of the box) USB audio devices. These are widely available and range from simple thumb sticks with two 3.5mm jacks to multi... Read more
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There are hundred of tools in GNU Linux plus a lot of multimedia Linux distributions that are near of your dreams and that authorize you to edit a movie. Generic GNU Linux distros like Debian, Ubuntu, OpenSuse, Mandriva, etc, may contain some video and sound tools but you will need surely to add the missing ones and then fight a little bit with the packages and the needed dependencies, if not to compile the whole thing to get what you need and want. These distributions are generalist by default... Read more
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