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Powering Embedded Imaging and Vision applications with NVIDIA Jeton Xavier NX

Powering Embedded Imaging and Vision applications with NVIDIA Jeton Xavier NX

Published on July 15, 2020

Industry and Applications

In recent times, embedded vision systems are enabling an innovative and wide range of applications. Powering cost-effective automotive, smart-city, and surveillance technology to intelligent autonomous and critical medical applications, the vision systems demand high-quality cameras coupled to powerful edge platforms to build.

Applications of NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX Developer Kit
Fig 01: Applications of NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX Developer Kit

The devices require single and multi-camera interfacing capabilities. With real-time smooth streaming capabilities, the systems enable applications as driver assistance systems and assistive systems for doctors and machine operators. These systems also require recording capabilities for high-resolution images in various standard media formats.

Rise in AI capabilities on the edge platforms are enabling a new range of applications. Smart-city applications, monitoring and surveillance, robotics, and life sciences technologies are employing the deep learning and image processing capabilities to achieve solutions to real-time problems. A critical requirement to these systems is a reliable imaging system producing high-quality images in various lighting environments for vision and accuracy.

Why NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX?

The Jetson Xavier NX from NVIDIA brings the accelerated computing capabilities on the edge in a compact form factor. Providing 21 top computations, the Xavier NX achieves the performance of the powerful Jetson AGX Xavier in the size of the Nano module.

Comparable to AGX Xavier, the Xavier NX supports a dedicated CSI interface to connect up to 6 cameras enabling multi-camera solutions. The module also has multi-stream video encoding capabilities enabling recording applications.

The Xavier NX is designed to process and run neural networks on multiple camera sensor data in parallel enabling complete AI systems. NVIDA’s extensive AI SDK eco-system is available for the platform of rapid development. In effect, the Xavier NX platform provides equivalent performance of AGX Xavier at a lower cost and smaller size enabling compact and cost-effective edge AI solutions.

NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX Module
Fig 02: NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX Module

“XAVIER PERFORMANCE. NANO SIZE.” – NVIDIA

Why e-CAM50_CUNX?

e-con Systems™’ launches e-CAM50_CUNX, the 5 Megapixel camera for the latest NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX platform enabling edge-AI solutions. The camera-based on On-Semi AR0521 sensor utilizes the MIPI CSI-2 interface of the Xavier NX for image capture at reliable frame rates. The in-built ISP in the camera enhances the image quality making it ideal for next-generation AI devices.

5MP camera for NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX developer kit
Fig 03: 5MP camera for NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX developer kit

e-con Systems™’ offers out of the box evaluation of the camera with the Xavier NX platform allowing rapid prototyping and development. e-con Systems™’ expertise on imaging solutions enables support to the development of critical solutions.

If you would like to know more about e-CAM50_CUNX and its customizable features, please contact sales@e-consystems.com.

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