There is an SDK for the camera with compiled examples. For a really quick image grab from the command line, use the following:
This will produce a BMP image. We should probably recompile the C code to produce a 16-bit TIFF image.
I installed the Maku Gigabit CCD camera driver software on the hws-ws machine. The camera viewer can be opened from the terminal (from any directory) with the command
and there is also a shortcut icon on the desktop. The camera is ocurrently on the subnet at 10.0.1.157 and is configured to get its IP via DHCP. We can assign it a static IP if we'd like to keep it on the network permanently.
I left the camera mounted on the CO2 laser table. It's connected and ready to use.