- extra board and chipset with protocol switching
- lower bitrate via USB and higher CPU usage for data handling
- problem with Jetson TX ISP integration
- frames syncing for stitching
Alternatively, we can use the MIPI/CSI interface which has many upsides:
- very high bitrate
- simpler interface
- very good Jetson TX1 support
- easy integration with ISP
- better memory management of MIPI data
- and many more…
Basically we have to wire properly the board connectors and provide the power on the required levels.
Breakout board overview
There are 2 connectors on the camera module side and 1 final connecter between our breakout board and Auvidea J100. The camera modules requires 4 levels of voltage and correct power up sequence.
E-con camera module connectors (e-CAM130_CU1820_MOD)
Auvidea J100-Rev2 MIPI/CSI-2 4 lanes (J7, FPC, 0.5 pitch) pinout
Delivery and testing
I have already ordered all parts and waiting to do the final test. I will post the follow up informations.
Feel free to contact me if you are interested in meeting the team and contribution to this project in any programming language (puppet, go, php, ruby, js, node.js, objective-c, java… and hardware, PCB, 3D printing, UI/UX, PR… and financial support…)
See my contact page if required.
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