Available in black-and-white or color, the CCD sensor of the VC4018 has a resolution of 640×480 pixels, the VC4016 comes with a 1024×768 pixel CCD. An external trigger signal may be applied for jitterless image capture with a programmable shutter down to less than 50 microseconds.
Like other models from Vision Components, the devices can be programmed using TI’s Code Composer Studio IDE. C and C++ are available as programming languages. Both models are shipped with the company’s royalty-free VCRT real time operating system with UNIX-like API.