Camera in CircuitPython

A project log for Camera Shield for S2 Mini

OV2640 shield for the S2 Mini ESP32-S2 board.

deʃhipudeʃhipu 10/29/2021 at 11:050 Comments

There is ongoing work being done by Jeff Epler to bring the cameras to CircuitPython. There is an excellent tutorial available here:

But this is not all. Right now Jeff is working on a way to produce animated GIF images directly from the camera, and save them to the SD card.

There is also a way to stream the video:

So I'm confident that even if my own software experiments fail, the shield will still prove useful.