GigE camera is short of Gigabit Ethernet camera.
Expensive dedicated board is not required, general-purpose Ethernet cable can be used for the cable.
The connection port is also LAN port.
However, a power supply for driving the camera is necessary. (See “LAN port connecting GigE camera”)
The cable can be extended up to 100 m.
Because it is cheap and can communicate at high speed, it is a user-friendly camera that can construct an inexpensive image processing system.