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Can IPU convert RGB stream to YUV?

Question asked by TETSUO MAEDA on Sep 8, 2015
Latest reply on Sep 15, 2015 by TETSUO MAEDA

Hi everyone!

We are thinking to connect a  RGB cmos camera module to iMX6.

Because VPU accepts only YUV format, we think we need to convert RGB data to YUV.

Can we use IPU module for this purpose?

In detail, does anyone know the possibility of the following data path?

 

Camera => (RGB) => CSI in IPU => (RGB) => IC in IPU => (YUV) => IDMAC => Memory.

 

I'm referring to Figure9-5. on page 464 of i.MX6Solo/DualLite Reference Manual.

 

If the above path is not possible, we think we need additional device outside iMX6 or we need to do the conversion (RGB => YUV) by software in iMX6

 

Thanks in advance for your advice.

 

Tetsuo.

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