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HDR GMSL2 multi-camera solution for Connect Tech's Rudi-NX Embedded System

e-con systems™ has partnered with Connect Tech to deliver a Full HD GMSL2 HDR with LFM camera solution for NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX based Rudi-NX Embedded System. This camera is based on 2MP AR0233AT CMOS sensor bundled with a well-tuned Image Signal Processor (ISP). Its High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability ensures reliable images even in challenging outdoor light conditions. NileCAM21 is designed to stream 15m away from the Rudi-NX Embedded System (host processor) with very low latency. NileCAM21_CUXVR allows to connect upto six NileCAM21 cameras and enables synchronized Full HD streaming at 30 fps simultaneously.

Key Features

  • Houses NileCAM21 - Full HD GMSL2 Camera Module (supports upto 15 meters)
  • High-speed 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 interface to connect with the CPU
  • Plugs in to NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX Developer Kit
  • Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link 2 (GMSL2) interface with FAKRA connector
  • Shielded coaxial cable for transmission of both power and data for long distance (up to 15m)
  • Synchronous operation when used with multiple cameras
  • On-board ISP for excellent image quality even in challenging lighting conditions
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) with LED Flickering Mitigation (LFM)
  • Electronic Rolling Shutter
  • Uncompressed UYVY streaming
  • Maximum Image Transfer Rate:
  • Resolution Synchronous (UYVY) Asynchronous (UYVY)
    VGA (640 x 480) 30 fps 60 fps
    qHD (960 x 540) 30 fps 58 fps
    HD (1280 x 720) 30 fps 45 fps
    FHD (1920 X 1080) 30 fps 30 fps
  • External Hardware Trigger Input
  • Operating Temperature Range : - 40°C to 85°C
  • Power Consumption:
    • Max : 2.91W
    • Min : 1.81W
  • Operating Voltage: 5 to 15V with +/- 5% tolerance
  • Size in mm (l x b): 30 x 30 mm (serializer board) 75 mm x 55 mm(deserializer board)
  • Linux camera driver (V4L2) for Full HD MIPI CSI-2 camera module
  • Sample application for image capture & Preview
  • Gstreamer-1.0 support for video recording and network streaming
  • RoHS compliant
  • Lightweight, versatile, and portable design
  • Launched on: launch date

Sensor:AR0233AT from ON Semiconductor

Sensor Resolution and Optical Format:Full HD CMOS Image Sensor. 1/2.5" Optical format

Sensor type:24-Bit RGB Bayer

Image Signal Processor:On-board high performance ISP

Output Format:Uncompressed UYVY format

Pixel size:3.0μm x 3.0μm pixel

Sensor Active Area:2048H x 1280V

Responsivity:30.4 Ke-/lux−sec

SNR:43.1 dB

Dynamic Range:Max up to 140 dB

Shutter type:Electronic Rolling Shutter

Focus Type:Fixed focus

Array Size:2048 x 1280 pixels

ISP:On-board high performance ISP

DFOV:Full HD - 129.7°(D) (with the lens provided by e-con)

Linux camera driver:


Full-fledged Linux camera driver for MIPI CSI-2 camera module. The driver supports e-con's NileCAM21_CUXVR on Jetson developer kit. The camera driver source code can be ported to any NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX platform.

  • Supported Jetpack & L4T Version
    • Xavier - JetPack 4.4.0 L4T32.4.3
  • V4L2 Linux driver for MIPI CSI-2 camera module
    • Video preview
    • Still Image capture
    • Camera controls via IOCTLs
  • Sample application with source Code for Linux:
    • Video Preview
    • Still Image capture at selected resolutions
  • Camera Controls
    • Brightness
    • Contrast
    • Sharpness
    • Saturation
    • Gain
    • White Balance (Manual and Auto)
    • Exposure (Manual and Auto)
    • Pan & Tilt
    • Color Kill
  • Additional Capabilities:
    • Color Kill
    • Anti Flicker Mode
      • Auto Mode
      • Manual Mode
    • Orientation
      • Horizontal Mirror
      • Vertical flip
    • Sensor Mode
      • Standard Mode
      • HDR Mode
    • Effects
      • Normal
      • Gray scale
    • Burst Image Capture
    • Support for external trigger
    • Denoising

Please contact sales@e-consystems.com for any customization or porting of camera driver to your requirements.

Download Rogue Documents:

pdf Rudi-NX - Getting Started Manual

NileCAM21 - Customization for other Application Processor platforms:

e-con Systems™ provides camera driver development, customization and porting services for NileCAM21 on any application platform as per customer requirements.

NileCAM21 - Customization:

e-con provides customization, development and porting services for the following requirements:

  • IP rated (IP67) enclosure and IP rated (IP67) cables for rugged applications
  • Length of the co-axial cable
  • Change of lens to meet your FOV and other requirements
  • Support for other NVIDIA® Jetson™ platforms as well as carrier boards from other vendors built using NVIDIA platforms.
  • Support for other processor platforms

Please contact sales@e-consystems.com for any customization requirements.