DriveWorks SDK Reference
3.0.4260 Release
For Test and Development only

Camera Slave with Raw Data Sample

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SW Release Applicability: This sample is available in both NVIDIA DriveWorks and NVIDIA DRIVE Software releases.


The Camera Slave with Raw Data sample uses the GMSL camera interface available on NVIDIA DRIVE platforms. The sample creates a file for the RAW data from the first camera on the selected camera group. The file is written to the disk.

Running the Sample

The Camera Slave with Raw Data sample, sample_camera_slave_raw, accepts the following parameters:

./sample_camera_slave_raw --host=[ip_address]


    Specifies the host IP address of the camera server
    Default value:

    Specifies the port # to connect to the server, each port number mapsto one camera group.
    Default value: 49252

    Specifies the sibling index of the camera group to connect to
    Default value: 0

    Specifies the streaming mode. Available options: fifo/mailbox
    In fifo mode, the server will queue the frames up to fifo-size frames, and if the slave is still slow, drop frame happens.
    In mailbox mode, each readFrame call will get the latest frame from server, and server will not queue frames.
    Default value: fifo

    Specifies the fifo size of the sensor
    If it exceeds certain threshold which is defined by camera server, the size will be cut off to safe value.
    Default value: 4

    Represents the format of the video with two possible options:
    raw or lraw.
    Default value: raw

    Specifies the output file.
    If --write-file is not provided, no file is written out on disk.
    Default value: none
: Camera Server Daemon Process Tool must be running before launching this sample.