Global Shutter color image

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Reuben
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Global Shutter color image

Postby Reuben » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:21 pm

Can I get color video from the Global Shutter sensor?
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Re: Global Shutter color image

Postby kwagyeman » Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:50 am

No, it's grayscale only. You can build a version of it with a Bayer filter on the sensor but the amount of dsp processing you have to apply to get a color image is too high. So, it doesn't make sense for the H7 to do that as it will destroy the frame rate. Omnivision cameras have an ISP onboard which outputs RGB565 data after heavy dsp processing.
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