AI at the speed of sight
Aaeon, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions provider, has launched the BOXER-8150AI, the latest in the BOXER-8100AI family of compact embedded AI Edge solutions powered by Nvidia Jetson TX2.
Featuring eight USB 3.0 ports, the BOXER-8150AI is designed to maximise framerates by providing higher bandwidth for USB connected cameras.
The BOXER-8150AI features the powerful Nvidia Jetson TX2 CPU paired with 8GB LPDDR4 memory and 32GB eMMC storage onboard. The Nvidia Jetson TX2 utilises a unique design to provide 6-cores of processing power by pairing the Dual Denver 2 and Quad ARM 57 processors into a single SOC. The Nvidia Jetson TX2 is capable of supporting up to 256 CUDA cores and supports AI frameworks such as TensorFlow and Caffe, and can be configured to utilise the customer’s own AI inference software.
The BOXER-8150AI claims a “unique configuration” of eight USB 3.0 ports. The BOXER-8150AI is designed with four USB chips, each controlling a pair of USB 3.0 ports. By dedicating one chip to one pair of ports, each chip handles less data traffic overall, improving bandwidth from connected devices and allowing the BOXER-8150AI to maximise processing speeds and framerates. Higher framerates allow for AI software to process images faster, more reliably and with greater accuracy.
With this configuration, the BOXER-8150AI is able to support up to eight USB connected cameras or devices, each operating independently of one another. This powerful configuration is perfect for a wide range of computer vision applications like visual inspection, quality control, and facial recognition.
The I/O features of the BOXER-8150AI doesn’t just stop with its USB ports. The BOXER-8150AI features a COM port for easy integration into industrial systems. It also features a Gigabit Ethernet port and two antenna ports for easy connection to any kind of network, or even as a mobile device. Other I/O features include two HDMI 2.0 ports, an SD Card slot, USB OTG, and remote ON/OFF.
Built for Industry 4.0, the BOXER-8150AI features a fanless design and all aluminum chassis, making it tough enough to handle he rigors of any work place. It is capable of operating in temperature ranges from -20°C to 50°C and features a wide input voltage range of 10 to 24 VDC. With a compact size only 30 mm thick, it’s another design from Aaeon that is built to work anywhere you need it.
“The BOXER-8150AI offers a unique design which maximises bandwidth and provides higher framerates for developers and customers who require their application to interface with a large number of USB connected devices,” said Ethan Chiu, product manager with Aaeon System Platform Division. “The BOXER-8150AI is the embedded system that offers AI at the speed of sight.”
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