Full-Speed CMV12000 image sensor recording at 1440fps 1080p
Shane Colton gets the CMV12000 image sensor to record more that 1,000 frames per second at 1080p resolution.
I’m using the CMV12000’s X/Y subsampling mode to trade resolution for frame rate, hitting 1440fps at 2048×1088. The overall pixel rate is a little lower than in 4K (3.2Gpx/s vs. 3.8Gpx/s), so it’s feasible to send this through the same Zynq Ultrascale+ capture pipeline, with some modifications, to record continuously to an NVMe SSD.
With ~4:1 wavelet compression, this writes about 1GB/s to the drive, up to 1000s (16.7min) for a 1TB drive. That would be 16.7 hours of playback at 24fps, though. I figured 30 seconds real-time and 30 minutes of playback was enough water droplet footage for now.
See the video below and the blog post for details on how Shane achieved this feat.
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