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This chapter describes the operation of the ArduCAM USB2 camera shield. The latest device driver, SDK library, and examples can be downloaded from the https://github.com/ArduCAM/ArduCAM_USB_Camera_Shield.

The highlight of the new USB2.0 camera shield Rev.E is that it supports MIPI interface sensors without any MIPI adapter board. It has onboard 16MByte hardware frame buffer, and overcome the bandwidth and dropping frames issue when using the software frame buffer scheme. In addition, with the onboard frame buffer, it supports synchronized multiple cameras taking images exactly at the same time.

Now it well supports both PC and an embedded system like Raspberry Pi, and also can provide customized support for Odroid, Beaglebone Black, Nvidia Jetson TK/TX boards.

Figure1.  Arducam USB2 Camera Shield
Figure1. Arducam USB2 Camera Shield​
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