Specialized NVIDIA embedded GPU

Embedded GPU vision system

MRTech SK offers compact comprehensive solution based on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1/TX2 supercomputer modules for multi-camera embedded, 3D Vision, airborne and other mobile applications. Evidently, our team sees, understands this trend, so MRTech SK develops and offers customers several solutions based on new NVIDIA technologies.

Advantages of specialized supercomputer graphical systems based on the NVIDIA embedded GPU:

  • Jetson TX1/TX2 carrier specialized for embedded vision
  • Customized design with a wide selection of blocks and interfaces
  • MRTech high performance software for image & video processing
  • Fast HW / SW prototyping using NVIDIA development kits
  • Rapid time-to-market

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Hardware Configuration

Base module:

  • NVIDIA® Jetson TX1 System-on-Module – 256 CUDA cores, Quad ARM® A57/2 CPU or
  • NVIDIA® Jetson TX2 System-on-Module – 256 CUDA cores, Dual Denver Quad ARM® A57/2 CPU

Phoxi carrier board
Phoxi board is a specialized carrier for NVIDIA® Jetson TX1/TX2 module specially designed by XIMEA xiLab for customized USB3  and PCIe board-level cameras:

  • Dimensions: 87 x 50 x 29 mm (with TX1/TX2 module)
  • Weight: 33 grams (without TX1/TX2 module)
  • Single power source: 12V DC

Phoxi carrier interfaces:

  • 2x PCIe Gen2 x2 port for FFC/FPC cable
  • 2x USB 3.0 port for FFC/FPC cable
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • GPIO of Jetson TX1/TX2
  • Cameras GPIO

Cameras

Up to four semi-housed XIMEA xiC / xiX cameras can be used with Phoxi carrier board, such as:

  • Compact cameras with Sony Pregius™ sensors – from 2.3 MPix (165 fps) to 12 MPix (31 fps)
  • High-performance PCIe cameras – from 12 MPix (130 fps) to 50 MPix (30 fps)
  • Customized XIMEA cameras with USB3 and PCIe interfaces


Software

Operating system:

  • Linux for Tegra R23.2 (L4T) including Supported Features:
    Kernel version 3.10.67, Media APIs, U-Boot

Machine Vision software

  • XIMEA xiAPI – application programming interfaces, libraries, tools for comfortable use of XIMEA cameras
  • MRTech Image Flow processing software for building full image processing pipelines in machine vision systems including acquisition, color pre-processing, encoding, streaming, disk writing, etc.

Examples of Third-party software

Fastvideo Lab software for high speed imaging on NVIDIA GPUs

 

MIPT real time video processing algorithms implemented in compact low power hardware such as:

  • Real-time object detection, localization and classification based on state of the art neural net
  • Robust real-time object tracking algorithms etc.

Setup 1.

Application – Panoramic real-time video

Hardware

  • Three xiC/xiX XIMEA cameras 3.1 MPix, up to 122 fps each
  • NVIDIA Jetson TX2 module
  • Phoxi carrier

Image processing:

  • 3x 3.1 MPix images acquisition, black level, white balance, demosaicing with up to 55 FPS and 9 ms latency
  • Render on the screen or H.264 encoding and streaming

Setup 2.

Application – Long Distance Remote UAV

Hardware:

  • 20 MPix main and 5 MPix subminiature cameras
  • NVIDIA Jetson TX1 module
  • Phoxi carrier
  • SSD 960 PRO NVMe M.2 512GB

Image processing:

  • 5K image acquisition (main camera)
  • Black level, white balance, demosaicing, SSD writing
  • H.265 encoding and streaming of 4K images with 40 fps and 35 ms latency