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mlx90640 thermal camera

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can i get the thermal image out of mlx90640 thermal camera into the computer?
as i do not want the image to be displayed on a LCD but i want the image to appear on my laptop.

i am operating the camera using arduino zero board

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Re: mlx90640 thermal camera

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Yes, you can use https://www.adafruit.com/product/2264 to connect the I2CV camera board to the USB on your laptop.

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Re: mlx90640 thermal camera

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Hello. Hobbyist customer here.
Please be aware that the MLX90640 breakout board isn't a camera. It doesn't generate an image. It produces an array of numbers based on radiant heat detected by the sensor. At some pont a computer program has to convert those numbers into pixel colors and send them to a display. If you search Github.com for a MLX90640 project from SparkFun, it contains a sketch in Processing that creates a live image on the computer screen. It was the starting point for my little tutorial. Hope this helps.

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