TDA4VM processor starter kit for Edge AI vision systems


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Bring smart cameras, robots and intelligent machines to life with the TDA4VM processor starter kit. With a fast setup process and an assortment of foundational demos and tutorials, you can start prototyping a vision-based application in less than an hour. The kit enables 8 TOPS of deep learning performance and hardware-accelerated edge AI processing without any hand-tooling. You can unleash high-speed AI in your embedded application only using Linux and industry standard APIs (TensorFlow Lite, ONNX Runtime, TVM, GStreamer, Docker, ROS, OpenGL ES).

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  • PerformanceTDA4VM processor enables 8 TOPS deep learning performance and hardware-accelerated edge AI at low power
  • Camera interfaces—two CSI-2 ports compatible with Raspberry Pi and a high-speed 40-pin Semtec camera connector connecting up to eight cameras (requires TIDA-01413 sensor fusion add-on card)
  • Connectivity—three USB 3.0 Type A ports, one USB 3.0 Type C ports, one ethernet port, one M.2 Key E connector and one M.2 Key M connector, four CAN-FD interfaces, four UART terminals over one USB bridge
  • Memory—DRAM, LPDDR4‐4266, 4 gigabytes total memory, support for inline ECC
  • Display—DisplayPort with up to 4K resolution with MST support and 1080 HDMI

Please note that the following are not included:

  • Camera
  • WiFi card
  • Power supply

Arm-based processors
TDA4VM Dual Arm® Cortex®-A72, C7x DSP, and deep learning, vision and multimedia accelerators TDA4VM-Q1 Next generation SoC family for L2/L3, near-field analytic systems using deep learning technologies
Important note

SK-TDA4VM is a prototype evaluation module and is available in limited quantities.

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  1. Buy the starter kit
  2. Download the SDK
  3. Read the starter kit quick start guide
  4. Read the SK-TDA4VM user's guide

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Evaluation board

J721EXSKG01EVM – TDA4VM Edge AI starter kit (board only)

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Design files

TDA4VM Processor Starter Kit Design Files SPRR438.ZIP (40794 KB)

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User guide SK-TDA4VM User's Guide (Rev. A) Sep. 14, 2021
Certificate J721EXSKG01EVM EU RoHS Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Aug. 19, 2021
Application note Jacinto 7 Camera Capture and Imaging Subsystem Jul. 07, 2021
Application note Hardware Accelerated Structure From Motion on TDA4VM Apr. 23, 2021
Application note Efficient Visual Localization on TDA4VM (Rev. A) Apr. 19, 2021
Application note TDA4VMid VPAC ISP Tuning Overview (Rev. A) Jan. 14, 2021

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Software development

PROCESSOR-SDK-J721E Software Development Kit for DRA829 & TDA4VM Jacinto™ processors

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Software development kit (SDK)

Linux SDK for edge AI applications on TDA4VM Jacinto™ processors

Release date: 13 Sep 2021