Cameras with Picoblade miniature connectors
German camera manufacturer VRmagic now offers a back end for its Linux-based intelligent cameras with Picoblade miniature connectors for Ethernet, USB 2.0 Host, RS232, and general purpose I/O, analogue video output. Additionally, a PCB with DVI or HDMI output can be connected to the cameras. The external board is connected with the PCB stack via a flexible printed circuit cable (FPC). Synchronised image recording and display is possible via DVI or HDMI up to 60Hz.
All intelligent cameras by VRmagic are equipped with the DaVinci processor from Texas Instruments, featuring a 300MHz ARM9 processor running the Linux operating system, and a 600MHz DSP with 4,800 MIPS that is entirely available for image processing tasks. The cameras are equipped with 256MB RAM and a 512MB flash module.