MATRIX VISION - mvBlueFOX Technical Documentation
System Requirements

The mvBlueFOX is an industrial camera which requires a reliable USB connection to the host system.

For this reason we recommend the following components:

ProcessorPreferably multi core Intel or ARM CPUs
RAM4 GB in 32-bit OS; 8 GB in 64-bit OS
MainboardUSB connectors

There is a huge variety of ARM based devices available on the market. Some suitable platforms have been tested by MATRIX VISION and a summery of the results of this test can be found here: Appendix C. Tested ARM platforms

Please ask your system vendor for further advice and consult our technical documentation.

Supported Operating Systems


The following versions of Windows are supported officially:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit)

Other Windows versions might work as well but will not be tested on a regular basis.

Since mvIMPACT Acquire version 2.8.0 it could be possible that you have to update your Windows installer at least using Windows XP. The necessary packages are available from Microsoft's website:


Please check the 'Support' section of the MATRIX VISION website for the availability of the latest Linux driver package.

See also

Currently supported Kernel versions are:

  • Kernel 3.5.x or greater