MIPI CSI-3SM is a camera subsystem interface that can be used to integrate digital still cameras, high-resolution and high-frame-rate sensors, teleconferencing and camcorder functionalities on a UniPro network.
The specification is available as v1.1 and defines the MIPI camera application layer for the MIPI UniPro v1.6 multi-layer network stack whose physical layer is, in turn, defined by the MIPI M-PHY v3.0 specification. CSI-3 and UniPro collectively support high image data transfer rates, fast bidirectional in-band camera control, device discovery capabilities, data delivery with acknowledgement, and management of multiple data streams using virtual channels.
MIPI CSI-3 is developed by the MIPI Camera Working Group.
The full specification is available only to MIPI Alliance members. For information about joining MIPI Alliance, visit Join MIPI.