Additional data gathered on set - for post production
Camera Access Protocol (CAP)
CAP is used to control and monitor ARRI cameras via a network connection. The protocol incorporates functions to perform color grading, query and set values like exposure index, start/stop recording and many more. It is currently available for ALEXA LF, ALEXA 65, ALEXA SXT, ALEXA Mini and AMIRA cameras.
Read clip list (also partial; including filename, UUID, project rate, start TC, clip duration)
New variables for last recording medium and clip index
→ allows for staying up-to-date with clip metadata changes
Read ALE file (also partial)
Read static & dynamic lens metadata
Lens model, serial number, focus, iris, zoom
Read & set production metadata: scene, take, production, director, ...
Camera Control & Miscellaneous
Enter (with clip index), exit, start, stop, prev/next clip, playback speed, shuttle
Set & read TC and TC options: offset, run mode, init mode, count mode
Set & read project rate
Install look file from look library Access to camera alerts & events
SDI frame grabs in JPG format
Read & set system date/time
Information on the Camera Access Protocol is available through the partner program free of charge. For more details please see our ARRI Partner Program.