News | October 19, 2010

Avantes Goes 64 Bit

Source: Avantes BV

Avantes, a leading company in the field of fiber optic spectroscopy, is pleased to announce the release of our native 64-bit AS-5216 DLL for our AvaSpec-USB2 platform. "The development of a native 64-bit AS-5216 DLL is logical step for Avantes as many of the development applications used by our customers such as MATLAB™, LabVIEW™ have migrated or are in the process of migrating to 64-bit," according to Benno Oderkerk, Avantes Technical Director. This latest release by Avantes is a continuation of our commitment to supporting our end-user and OEM developers with a state of the art software framework.

Avantes AS-5216 DLL package can be purchased directly form Avantes or through any of more than 40 exclusive distributors located throughout the world. The AS-5216 package provides functions for all aspects of instrument control and includes samples programs in LabVIEW™, Borland Delphi, C++, C#, Visual Basic, MATLAB™. 64 bit sample programs are available in the following programs at this time: LabVIEW 2009, MATLAB R2010a, Qt4 (a native code framework, compiler used is Visual C++ 2008), Visual Basic .net 2008, Visual C# 2008 and Visual C++ 2008 (.net version)

About Avantes
Avantes is a leading company in the field of fiber optic spectroscopy and fiber optic measurement applications. We manufacture miniature spectrometer systems designed to enable research and industrial measurements and analysis involving the metrology of light.

Avantes spectroscopy solutions facilitate measurements in the ultra-violet, visible and near-infrared wavelengths ranging from chemical composition and quantification to color measurement and radiometry. With an installed base of over 10,000 systems throughout the world and 15 years of experience in fiber optic spectroscopy, Avantes is equipped to meet the challenges presented by applications facing our customers. Avantes spectrometers, light sources and fiber optic sampling accessories provide the enabling technology for spectroscopy and material characterizations a wide variety of industries. For more information, visit or email us at or in North America or in China.

SOURCE: Avantes BV