Vision Analytics OMAPL-138-based Hardware & Software Reference Design


Design files


Vision analytics is a critical function for many industrial automated applications including machine vision, inspection automation, surveillance and image processing.  This hardware/software design kit is optimized for vision analytic based applications and provides the all of hardware design elements, along with the C, C++ based foundational software to get the reference design up and running quickly, yet with the flexibility for the developer to focus on adding differentiated application algorithms and features.

  • Offers a Vision Development Kit (VDK) from CriticalLink, LLC that is a complete hardware and software framework designed to accelerate the development of vision applications
  • Includes both a Xilinx Spartan 6 FPGA and a TI OMAP-L138 dual core processor
  • Is based on Critical Link's production-ready MityDSP-L138F System on Module (SOM)
  • Offers source design files for the base Industrial I/O card and the camera expansion cards
  • Offers easy interface to OMAP-L138-based SOM
  • Vision algorithm software including color space conversion, edge detection, convolution and customer processing blocks along with TI’s image processing library software in source code
  • Offers ARM based GUI software
  • Supports several vision sensor cameras in monochrome or color format
  • Offers a wide variety of standard peripherals supported including ENET, USB, SATA and LCD
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A fully assembled board has been developed for testing and performance validation only, and is not available for sale.

Design files & products

Design files

Download ready-to-use system files to speed your design process.

TIDUA69.PDF (657 K)

Reference design overview and verified performance test data


Detailed schematic diagram for design layout and components


Detailed schematic diagram for design layout and components


Complete listing of design components, reference designators, and manufacturers/part numbers


Detailed overview of design layout for component placement


Detailed overview of design layout for component placement

TIDRFU5.ZIP (4860 K)

Files used for 3D models or 2D drawings of IC components

TIDRFU6.ZIP (16814 K)

Files used for 3D models or 2D drawings of IC components


Includes TI products in the design and potential alternatives.

Arm-based processors

OMAP-L138Low power C674x floating-point DSP + Arm9 processor - up to 456MHz

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Audio DACs

DSD1791113dB SNR Stereo Audio DAC (H/W Control)

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Audio op amps

OPA2134SoundPlus™ Audio Operational Amplifier with Low Distortion, Low Noise and Precision

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Buck converters (integrated switch)

TPS54305.5V to 36V Input, 3A, 500kHz Step-Down Converter

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Ethernet PHYs

TLK100Industrial Ethernet PHY

Data sheet: PDF
HDMI, DisplayPort & MIPI ICs

TFP410165-MHz TMDS DVI transmitter/serializer & Panelbus™ integrated circuit

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RS-232 transceivers

TRS232E5-V dual channel 250kbps RS-232 line driver/receiver with +/-9V output & +/-15-kV IEC-ESD protection

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Supervisor & reset ICs

TLV8033-pin voltage supervisor (reset IC) with active-low & open-drain reset

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USB power switches & charging port controllers

TPS2041B0.5A loading, ±25% ILIMIT accuracy, 2.7-5.5V, 70mΩ USB power switch, active-low

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* Design guide Vision Analytics OMAPL-138-Based HW and SW Reference Platform Design Guide Jun. 23, 2015
More literature Emulation Wiki -- In-depth technical and "how-to" articles, FAQs, etc. Mar. 24, 2011

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