2.6.7. V4L2_PIX_FMT_Y16_BE (‘Y16 ‘ | (1 << 31))

Grey-scale image Description

This is a grey-scale image with a depth of 16 bits per pixel. The most significant byte is stored at lower memory addresses (big-endian).


The actual sampling precision may be lower than 16 bits, for example 10 bits per pixel with values in range 0 to 1023.

Byte Order. Each cell is one byte.

start + 0: Y’00high Y’00low Y’01high Y’01low Y’02high Y’02low Y’03high Y’03low
start + 8: Y’10high Y’10low Y’11high Y’11low Y’12high Y’12low Y’13high Y’13low
start + 16: Y’20high Y’20low Y’21high Y’21low Y’22high Y’22low Y’23high Y’23low
start + 24: Y’30high Y’30low Y’31high Y’31low Y’32high Y’32low Y’33high Y’33low