SuperSpeed or SuperSpeed Plus?
USB 3.1 does not always mean USB 3.1, as the increment is a decisive factor. USB 3.1 Gen 1 cameras deliver transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps (SuperSpeed) but USB 3.1 Gen 2 cameras deliver twice the speed of up to 10 Gbps (SuperSpeed Plus). The first chipsets that are suitable for the development of USB 3.1 Gen 2 industrial cameras are expected to be available in 2017. In any case, you will benefit from IDS USB 3.1 Gen 1 industrial cameras regarding the advantages of USB Power Delivery and the all-rounder, the USB Type-C connector. Its reversibility and the consistent use on both host and client devices ensures simple handling and building of a system with USB 3.1 cameras.