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Prototype camera for Raspberry Pi exhibited

Technology news site The H Online reports that a prototype of the Pi Cam camera for the Raspberry Pi was presented at Germany’s Electronica 2012 show. The camera offers a 5 MP sensor and can record 1080p H.264 video at 30 fps. The camera connects to the Raspberry Pi’s free CSI pins and is controlled via the I2C bus. Potential applications for the Pi Cam include low-cost surveillance camera systems and robotics. The camera is expected to retail at some US $25 once it goes on sale.