Turkish company Forecr has launched DSBOX-NX2 NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX based industrial fanless PC equipped with the company’s own DSBoard-NX2 carrier board and designed for “multi-stream deep learning edge analytics” and IIoT applications.
The compact embedded computer comes with 8GB RAM, up to 2TB SSD storage, as well as HDMI 2.0 output, Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.1 ports for high resolution cameras, serial ports, and some GPIOs among other features.
- System-on-Module – NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX module with hexa-core NVIDIA Carmel ARM v8.2 64-bit processor, NVIDIA Volta GPU with 384 CUDA core & 48 Tensor Cores, 8 GB 128-bit LPDDR4x, 16GB eMMC flash
- Storage – M.2 Key M SSD slot, MicroSD card slot
- Video Ouput – 1x HDMI 2.0 up to 3840×2160 at 60 Hz
- Gigabit Ethernet
- Wireless – WiFi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE, 5G connectivity by extension sockets
- USB – 2x USB 3.1 Type-A
- 1x M.2 Type-E Key, 1x M.2 Type-B Key
- 14-pin connector with 2x digital inputs, 3x digital outputs, 1x CAN Bus, 1x RS232/422/485 (software configurable)
- Misc – Optional power button or automatic power on
- Power Supply – 9 to 28 VDC via 2-pin connector
- Dimensions – 130 x 110 x 60 mm
- Temperature Range – -25°C … +65°C
The Xavier NX industrial fanless computer can be mounted to a DIN rail mount, a wall, or simply installed on a desk. It runs Ubuntu 18.04 via the Jetpack 4.5 SDK, and Forecr claims it can process 32 Full HD video streams with the Deepstream SDK.
The CAN bus and RS232/RS248/RS422 interfaces make it suitable for industrial automation connecting the system to PLC systems, servo motor controllers, sensors, actuators, and even vehicle information networks.
Forecr DSBox-NX2 is available now for €749 or around $905. If you’d like the DSBoard-NX2 carrier board to integrate into your own it is sold for €200 ( about $242) without a Jetson module. You find additional information, including documentation and purchase links on the respective product pages for the embedded PC and carrier board.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.