Using PMD A65 Camera Print


PMD A65 Camera

The i.MX 8M Mini tof kit comes configured to support the PMD A65 ToF camera. The A65 camera connects to the kit through the MIPI-CSI2 interface and provides an easy way to bring visual input into the i.MX 8M Mini. The camera is based on the Infineon IRS1645C chip, which provides direct measurement of depth and amplitude in every pixel, active modulated infra-red light and monocular system architecture without moving mechanical parts. Link to the i.MX 8M Mini is via the dual-lane MIPI-CSI interface.


Connecting A65 Camera

To connect the A65 camera to the kit, plug the camera cable into the P2 ("CSI") connector on the HGI board. The following picture illustrates connection of the camera to the kit:


Streaming Video to HDMI Display

The tof kit software image comes prepackaged with the Royaleviewer software which can be used for live streaming of the A65 camera data to a display connected to the HDMI port of the kit. The Royaleviewer is started automatically upon kit boot and is ready for use. Additionally, the Royaleviewer can be launched manually from the Weston desktop launcher panel: