2.6.6. V4L2_PIX_FMT_Y16 (‘Y16 ‘)

Grey-scale image Description

This is a grey-scale image with a depth of 16 bits per pixel. The least significant byte is stored at lower memory addresses (little-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’00low Y’00high Y’01low Y’01high Y’02low Y’02high Y’03low Y’03high
start + 8: Y’10low Y’10high Y’11low Y’11high Y’12low Y’12high Y’13low Y’13high
start + 16: Y’20low Y’20high Y’21low Y’21high Y’22low Y’22high Y’23low Y’23high
start + 24: Y’30low Y’30high Y’31low Y’31high Y’32low Y’32high Y’33low Y’33high