Processors

Audio & media processors – Tools & software

TI offers full featured evaluation boards (EVMs) or low-cost starter kits for evaluation and development of audio applications on TI’s DSPs and SoCs. Audio daughter cards are also available that interface to our processor EVMs and facilitate the development of multi-channel audio applications like voice assistants,  automotive audio amplifiers or professional audio mixers. TI’s Processor SDK (Linux and TI-RTOS) provides a scalable and complete software package that allows easy migration across the product line. Start your evaluation and development quickly using the benchmarks, libraries and code examples provided in Processor SDK.

Evaluation modules

66AK2G12 evaluation module

The K2G Evaluation Module (EVM) enables developers to immediately start evaluating the 66AK2Gx processor, and to accelerate the development of audio, industrial motor control, smart grid protection and other high reliability, real-time compute intensive applications.

TMS320C5517 evaluation module

The TMDSEVM5517 is a general purpose evaluation module which includes the hardware and software needed to evaluate the C5517 DSP. This EVM allows quick and easy evaluation of the advanced capabilities of the C5517 DSP.

66AK2Gx (K2G) audio daughter card

The K2G audio daughter card is designed to work in conjunction with the K2G general purpose EVM (EVMK2G) and the EVMK2G is required for audio daughter card operation. The daughter card allows users to develop multichannel audio applications.

TMS320C6747 floating point DSP starter kit

The OMAP-L137/TMS320C6747 Floating-Point Starter Kit, is a low-cost development platform designed to speed the development of high-precision applications based on TI's OMAP-L137 applications processor and TMS320C674x fixed-/floating-point DSPs (TMS320C6747, TMS320C6745 and TMS320C6743).

Software

Audio benchmark demonstration starter kit

Processor SDK –based audio benchmark starter kit including C66x and C674x DSP TI RTOS software, audio benchmark application and instructions on how to build and execute.

Software development kit for 66AK2G processors

Processor SDK (Software Development Kit) is a unified software platform for TI embedded processors providing easy setup and fast out-of-the-box access to benchmarks and demos, and the 66AK2G processor is supported with TI-RTOS, Linux and RT-Linux versions.

Scalable Linux and TI-RTOS solutions for TI processors

Processor SDK is a next generation unified software platform for TI’s newest processor families featuring scalable Linux and TI-RTOS support, board support packages, documentation,  libraries, benchmarks, utilities and code examples.

Voice-based applications

TI Designs reference examples are available for audio pre-processing functions that are required for Voice UI applications. These reference examples use microphone arrays and sophisticated signal processing algorithms on TI DSPs to extract clear audio from noisy environments.

C5000 low-power DSP with linear microphone array input

This reference design uses multiple microphones, a beamforming algorithm, and other processes to extract clear speech and audio amidst noise and other clutter. 

C674x floating-point DSP with circular microphone array input

The TIDEP-0099 reference design uses a microphone array and a sophisticated signal processing to extract clear audio from noisy environments.

K2G DSP + ARM SoC with circular microphone array input

This design uses multiple microphones, a beamforming algorithm to extract clear speech and audio amidst noise for your solutions. 

Voice Triggering with Cloud Connection to IBM Watson

This reference design enables a single platform for demonstrating end-to-end voice capture, recognition and processing functionality.

Reference designs

Circular microphone array reference design

PCM1864 circular microphone board is a low-cost easy-to-use reference design for applications that use a microphone array to capture a voice signals.

Linear microphone array reference design

An easy-to-use design for applications that use a linear microphone array (up to four) to capture voice signal, and convert it to digital stream.

66AK2G12 DSP + ARM processor audio processing reference design

Reference platform based on 66AK2G12 and the AIC3106 audio codec which enables a quick path to audio processing algorithm design and demonstration.

Libraries

Beamforming, AEC and telecom libraries for C5000 and C6000 DSP

Libraries include VoLIB, FAXLIB and AEC-AER and provides components that, together, facilitate the development of the signal processing chain for Voice applications.

TMS320C55xx chip support libraries (CSL)

The C55x CSL provides an API for configuring and controlling the on-chip peripherals for easy compatibility between various C55x devices.

Digital media processor camera starter kits

TI offers full featured evaluation boards (EVMs) or low-cost starter kits for evaluation and development of audio applications on TI’s DSPs and SoCs. Audio daughter cards are also available that interface to our processor EVMs and facilitate the development of multi-channel audio applications like A/V receivers, soundbars, automotive amplifiers or mixing consoles. TI’s Processor SDK (Linux and TI-RTOS) provides a scalable and complete software package that allows easy migration across the product line. Start your evaluation and development quickly using the benchmarks, libraries and code examples provided in Processor SDK.

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Featured devices
Features
DM38xCSK DM385DM388

TMDSCSK388: 60-mm x 44-mm DM388 processor board

TMDSCSKCC: 90-mm x 90-mm I/O common carrier board

Integrated WiLink 8 single-band combo 2 x 2 MIMO WiFi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth Smart (low energy) module

IPNC SDK with Linux 4.4 LTS kernel preloaded on included SD card enables fast application development

Camera capture, video encode, and wireless transmission out-of-the-box demonstration

Common carrier board can be used with other DM device family processor boards

Start capturing video quickly with Leopard Imaging LI-CAM-AR0331-1.8 high-resolution camera (included and pre-integrated)

DM8127CSK DM8127

TMDSCSK8127: 60-mm x 44-mm

TMS320DM8127 processor board

TMDSCSKCC: 90-mm x 90-mm I/O common carrier board

Integrated WiLink 8 single-band combo 2 x 2 MIMO WiFi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth Smart (low energy) module

IPNC SDK with Linux 4.4 LTS kernel preloaded on included SD card enables fast application development

Camera capture, video encode, and wireless transmission out-of-the-box demonstration

Common carrier board can be used with other DM device family processor boards

Start capturing video quickly with Leopard Imaging LI-CAM-AR0331-1.8 high-resolution camera (included and pre-integrated)

IPNC SDK for CSK

The Linux IPNC SDK for CSK is a comprehensive SW solution for high-performance internet connected camera applications that is fully integrated and tested on the Camera Starter Kits supporting the TMS320DM36x, DM38x and TMS320DM8127 Digital Media Processors.

IPNC RDK Software for DM Camera Starter Kits (CSK)

DesignCore™ DM50x industrial starter kit

The DM50x industrial starter kit from D3 Engineering accelerates your development of autonomous vision-based navigation systems for industrial, transportation, materials handling, and robotic applications. The Starter Kit features an optimized SOM board with The DM505 Vision Analytics processor, firmware, and a customizable baseboard with IO, power, camera and video interface. Use the Starter Kit to rapidly develop your own hardware dramatically reducing technical- and schedule-risk. Developed using a design-for-manufacture (DFM) process, the starter kit has an optimized layout and BOM.

DesignCore™ DM50x Industrial Starter Kit (Development Kits)

RVP-DM50x industrial rugged development kit

The DM50x industrial starter kit from D3 Engineering accelerates your development of autonomous vision-based navigation systems for industrial, transportation, materials handling, and robotic applications. The starter kit features an optimized SOM board with The DM505 vision analytics processor, firmware, and a customizable baseboard with IO, power, camera and video interface. Use the starter kit to rapidly develop your own hardware dramatically reducing technical- and schedule-risk. Developed using a design-for-manufacture (DFM) process, the starter kit has an optimized layout and BOM.

RVP-DM50x Industrial Rugged Development Kit (Development Kits)