Supercomputer modules with NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX1

NVIDIA Jetson™ TX1 is a supercomputer on a module that’s the size of a credit card. It features the new NVIDIA Maxwell™ architecture, 256 NVIDIA CUDA® cores, 64-bit CPUs, 4GB of LPDD4 memory, 16GB eMMC flash storage and many other impressive features. According NDIDIA: “Jetson TX1 the world’s most advanced system for embedded visual computing, delivering the highest performance, the latest technology, and the best development platform”.

Evidently, our team sees, understands this trend, so MRTech SK develops and offers customers several solutions based on new NVIDIA technologies.

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MRT-AM203 module

MRT-AM203 is a new supercomputer device based on the revolutionary NVIDIA Maxwell™ architecture. This supercomputer GPU / CPU processing module implemented as a single mid-size or full-size AdvancedMC™ (AMC) carrier board with integrated NVIDIA® Jetson TX1 SoM.

Processing module designed for use with AdvancedTCA® single board computers and MicroTCA® platforms, allowing to get an unprecedented flexibility in the employment of NVIDIA technologies, building systems based on open standards with a wide ecosystem of complementary modules like processor, DSP, network, FPGA and other AMC modules.

Running standard Linux, CUDA, and widely adopted software packages like OpenCV, Apache Storm, C/C++, Python, Caffe, etc., MRT-AM203 module shall accelerate various applications in the HPC and visual computing areas.

MRT-AM203 key features are:

  • PICMG AdvancedMC™ carrier board for AdvancedTCA® and MicroTCA® systems,
  • NVIDIA® Jetson TX1 System-on-Module,
  • 256 CUDA cores with over 1 TeraFLOPs of performance,
  • ARM® Cortex® -A57 MPCore (Quad-Core) 64-bit CPU cluster,
  • Parallel computing, computer vision and machine learning capabilities,
  • Advanced 3D graphics, video and image processing software.

 

Examples of applications:

  • Computer appliance based on MicroTCA chassis (e.g. N.A.T. NATIVE-mini chassis) for HPC,
  • Industrial embedded system,
  • Visual computing appliance integrated with XIMEA industrial high performance cameras and imaging software.

System software:

  • Linux for Tegra R23.2 (L4T) including Supported Features: Kernel version 3.10.67, Media APIs, X Resize, X11 Support, U-Boot,
  • Boot Sources – eMMC and USB (recovery mode),
  • IPMI – MMC (Module Management Controller) implementation compliant to PICMG AMC.0.

Application Software for Machine Vision:

  • MRTech Image Flow processing software,
  • FastVideo Lab software for high speed imaging, image & video processing SDK for NVIDIA GPUs,
  • XIMEA xiAPI – application programming interfaces, libraries, tools for comfortable use of XIMEA cameras.

Customized carrier for NVIDIA Jetson TX1

Customized supercomputer graphical systems based on the NVIDIA Maxwell™ technology.

We offer service to design customized system or module with following integrated parts:

  • GPU / CPU processing module NVIDIA®Jetson TX1,
  • specially configured carrier board,
  • system software,
  • application software for high performance image and video processing.

Key features of custom module are:

  • Carrier for NVIDIA Jetson Tegra X1 embedded module,
  • Customized design with a wide selection of blocks and interfaces,
  • Fast HW / SW prototyping using NVIDIA Jetson TX1 development kit,
  • MRTech and FastVideo high performance software for image & video processing,
  • Rapid time-to-market.

NVIDIA® Jetson TX1 System-on-Module is the base of the system. Hardware configuration of the particular system is determined by the needs of the customer and is built around NVIDIA Jetson TX1 System-on-Module’s capabilities, such as:

  • HDMI, DisplayPort, mini DP, eDP, Analog video interfaces,
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet,
  • WiFi – IEEE 802.11ac with maximum transfer rate 800Mbps,
  • Bluetooth 4.0 with maximum transfer rate 24Mbps,
  • Up to 3x USB 3.0 port,
  • 4x PCIe Gen2 and 1x PCIe Gen2,
  • Up to 3x USB2 port,
  • 2 x SD/MMC controllers,
  • SATA controller,
  • Up to 3 x UART, JTAG, GPIOs, I2C, I2S, SPI,
  • MMC based on Atmel AVRxmega128A3U,
  • Audio Subsystem, Imaging System, Clocks, Boot Sources, etc.,

The customer can add his own HW blocks, units, and interfaces which are compatible with the base specification.

 

Typical TX1 applications mentioned by NVIDIA:

Software Configuration

  • Linux for Tegra R23.2 (L4T) including Supported Features: Kernel version 3.10.67, Media APIs, X Resize, X11 Support, U-Boot,
  • Boot Sources – eMMC and USB (recovery mode),
  • MMC (Module Management Controller) customized software.

Application Software for Machine Vision:

  • MRTech Image Flow processing software,
  • FastVideo Lab software for high speed imaging, image & video processing SDK for NVIDIA GPUs,
  • XIMEA xiAPI – application programming interfaces, libraries, tools for comfortable use of XIMEA cameras.