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6 cam solution for NVIDIA Jetson TX1/TX2 ideal for VR or 360 app

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e-con Systems has launched 6 synchronous cameras that can be connected to NVIDIA TX2. The possible applications could be a 360 degree camera. We saw some interest among companies that wanted to give a live show feed of a football or a cricket match for people watching from homes. 


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