IEI ITG-100AI DIN-Rail Rugged mini PC Comes with a Myriad X AI Accelerator Module

Intel Myriad X vision processing unit was first introduced in 2017 as an upgrade to Myriad 2 VPU delivering up to 1 TOPS of neural compute performance. The new chip was eventually integrated into Intel Neural Compute Stick 2 launched late last year.

We previously wrote about AAEON Boxer 8310AI family of Apollo Lake mini PCs featuring a Myriad X mPCIe module, but there’s now another company, namely Taiwan-based IEI, that has launched its own Myriad X powered rugged mini PC. Meet IEI ITG-100AI fanless AI embedded system.

IEI ITG-100AI DIN-Rail Rugged mini PC

ITG-100AI Myriad X Embedded Mini PC
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Specifications:

  • SoC – Intel Atom x5-E3930 dual-core Apollo lake processor @ 1.3GHz / 1.8 GHz (Turbo) with 12EU Intel HD Graphics 500; TDP: 6.5W
  • System Memory: – 1x 204-pin DDR3L SO-DIMM slot pre-installed with 8 GB memory
  • Storage – 128GB SATADOM, MicroSD slot, optional eMMC 5.0 flash up to 32GB.
  • Display – 1 x VGA
  • Connectivity – 2x RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet via Intel I211 PCIe controller
  • USB – 2 x USB 3.0
  • Serial ports – 2 x RS-232/422/485 interfaces via DB-9 and RJ45 ports
  • Expansion
    • 1 x M.2 A key 2230 socket (PCIe x1, USB2.0)
    • 1x mini PCIe socket fitted with Mustang-MPCIE-MX2 AI accelerator based on Myriad X VPU
  • Misc – Power & reset buttons, AT/ATX Switch,  LEDs for HDD and power (Green); programmable watchdog timer
  • Power Supply – 9~36V DC-in via 2-pin terminal block
  • Dimensions – 137 x 102.8 x 49.4 mm (Extruded aluminum alloy)
  • Operating Temperature – -20°C ~ 50°C with airflow
  • Humidity – 10% ~ 95% RH, non-condensing
  •  Reliability
    • Operating Shock: Half-sine wave shock 5G, 11ms, 100 shocks per axis, IEC68-2-27
    • Operating Vibration: MIL-STD-810G 514.6C-1
  • Safety/EMC – CE/FCCDIN Rail Rugged Mini PC

The mini PC supports Windows 10, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and ships with a 36W power adapter, a power cable,  a power cord, a screw kit, a DIN-rail mounting bracket, and an  RJ-45 to DB-9 COM port cable.

Typical applications include

Mustang-MPCIE-MX2 AI mPCIe card

As mentioned in the specifications, the mini PC is fitted with a Mustang-MPCIE-MX2 mPCIe card from the company with the following key features:Mustang MPCIE MX2 A -Accelerator

  • 2x Intel Movidius Myriad X VPU MA2485 (2TOPS)
  • Power Consumption – Around 7.5 Watts
  • Dimensions – 50 x 30 mm (mini PCIe form factor)
  • Temperature Range – 0°C~55°C (In TANK AIoT Dev. Kit)
  • Cooling – Active Heatsink 

Just like in AAEON AI Core X modules, the Myriad X VPU’s can be leveraged using Intel’s OpenVINO toolkit compatible with Tensorflow and Caffe AI frameworks, and supporting AlexNet, GoogleNetV1/V2, Mobile_SSD, MobileNetV1/V2, MTCNN, Squeezenet1.0/1.1, Tiny Yolo V1 & V2, Yolo V2, and ResNet-18/50/101.

Availability and Pricing

The ITG-100AI DIM-rail embedded mini PC is available now at an undisclosed price.  Further details may be found or/and a quote be requested on the product page. There’s no price info for the Mustang-MPCIE-MX2 module either, but for more information, you can visit the module page.

Via LinuxGizmos

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