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e-con Systems 13MP MIPI CSI-2 Camera Designed for Nvidia Jetson TK1 Board

e-con Systems has just introduced e-CAM130_CUTK1, a 13 MP MIPI CSI-2 camera board specifically designed for Nvidia Jetson TK1 development board powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 quad core Cortex A15 processor supporting up to Ultra HD (3840×2160) resolution @ 22 fps, or 1080p @ 30+ fps with MJPEG or YUV422 output.

Nvidia_Jetson_TK1_CSI_Camera

e-CAM130_CUTK1 camera board is comprised of a camera module and an adapter board that can be directly plug into Jetson TK1 board. Camera board key features and specifications:

  • Camera Module
    • e-CAM130_CUMI1820_MOD with S-mount lens holder
    • based on Aptina AR1820HS sensor.
    • Max S/N ratio: – 36.3 dB;  Dynamic Range: – 65.8 dB
  • Interface – 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 interface
  • Resolution / Frame rate – VGA @ 90 fps, 720p @ 60 fps, 1080p @ 30 fps, UltraHD (3840×2160) @ 22 fps, 13MP (4224×3156) @ 14 fps. Values are the same for MJPEG or YUV422.
  • Connector – 125-pin connector for Jetson TK1
  • Power requirements – ~ 2.5W
  • Dimensions – 65.27 mm x 55 mm x 27.3 mm
  • Weight – 3.55 grams with lens
  • Temperature Range – Operating: -30° to 70° C; Stable image: 0° to 50° C

 

Tegra_TK1_MIPI_CSI_CameraThe camera supports Linux, with V4L2 camera drivers, and sample application with source code provided. You can find documentation including the datasheet, and a getting started guide for Jetson TK1 in their documentation page. Android drivers are also being worked on. You can watch a demo of the camera in Ubuntu 14.04 with GUVC Viewer (ecam_tk1_guvcview) sample application.

e-CAM130_CUTK1 camera board is available now, but price has not been publicly released. However, for reference e-CAM130_CUMI1820_MOD camera module used in this kit sells for $169 per unit, with the price dropping to $89 for 1k orders.

  1. Paul
    June 12th, 2015 at 19:25 | #1

    I’m using e-con Systems’ See3CAM_80 usb camera with Jetson Kit in my project
    http://www.e-consystems.com/8MP-USB3-Autofocus-Camera.asp

    Is anyone using this camera board? How is the frame rate ??

  2. October 6th, 2016 at 21:59 | #2

    e-con Systems has now released 3.4 MP Ultra Low Light camera for Jetson TK1. It is based on AR0330 sensor and has excellent low light sensitivity – 0.1 lux!

    https://www.e-consystems.com/lowlight-jetson-tk1-camera-board.asp

  3. Annie Steffi
    November 15th, 2016 at 18:34 | #3

    Recently e-con Systems has launched a 13MP autofocus UVC USB 3.0 camera with iHDR support based on AR1335 senso. See3CAM-130  supports 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) at 30fps over USB3 in compressed MJPEG format. This See3CAM_130 can also stream Full HD (1920×1080) at 60fps and HD (1280×720) at 60fps.

    https://www.e-consystems.com/13mp-autofocus-usb-camera.asp

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