Unleash AI Performance at the Edge with ASUS Tinker Edge R

With the new ASUS Tinker Edge R Single-Board-Computer, “Intelligence at the Edge” becomes more easiness for solution development!

 

Based on the performant Rockchip RK3399PRO processor with its Big-Little architecture with 2x ARM® Cortex®-A72 and 4x ARM® Cortex®-A53 cores, completed with an additional NPU for 8-bit/16-bit inference support and an ARM® Mali™-T860 MP4 GPU, the ASUS Tinker Edge R is the perfect fit for many applications, where inference needs to be done as close as possible to a camera or other sensor devices, needing neural network processing on a higher level.

Typical applications, such as face recognition, number plate recognition, people counting or parking place control, benefit from the computing and inference power close to the data source, reducing bandwith demands for cloud based inference or gateway based inference.

The board is Mircosoft Azure certified and can be used as well in mixed environments for machine learning tasks.

 

 

Main Features:

CPU: Rockchip RK3399Pro (Dual-Core ARM® Cortex®-A72 @ 1,8 GHz and Quad-Core ARM® Cortex®-A53 @ 1,4 GHz)

GPU: ARM® Mali™-T860 MP4 GPU @ 800 MHz

NPU: Rockchip NPU for 8-bit/16-bit inference support

Display: 1x HDMI™ with CEC hardware readiness, 1x USB Type-C® (DP) and 1x 22-pin MIPI SDI (4-lane)

OnBoard Memory: 4GB Dual-Channel LPDDR4 (System) plus 2GB LPDDR3 (NPU)

OnBoard Storage: 16GB eMMC NADN Flash plus 1x Micro-SD Card Slot

Network: 1x Gb Ethernet RTL8211F-CG plus 1x M.2 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless & Bluetooth 5.0

Audio:  1x 3,5mm Audio jack with Mic & plug-in detection, 1x S/PDIF TX pin and 1x PCM/I²S pins

USB: 3x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A and 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C OTG

Camera Interface: 1x 22-pin MIPI CSI-2 (4-lane) and 1x 22-pin MIPI CSI-2/DSI (4-lane) additional to the MIPI DSI only interface

Expansion: 1x mini-PCIe Slot (full-lenght, nano-SIM socket, for 4G/LTE Cards)

40-pin I/O Header:

  • up to 28x GPIO pins
  • up to 2x SPI
  • up to 2x I²C
  • up to 2x UART
  • up to 3x PWM
  • up to 1x PCM/I²S
  • up to 1x S/PDIF TX
  • 2x 5V power pins
  • 2x 3,3V power pins
  • 8x ground pins
  • 1x 2-pin recovery header
  • 1x 2-pin power-on header
  • 1x 2-pin reset header
  • 1x 2-pin DC fan header
  • 1x 2-pin RTC battery header
  • 1x 2-pin NPU UART header

Power Connector: 1x 12 – 19V DC power input jack (5,5/2,5mm) or 1x 12 – 19V DC 4-pin header

Dimension: Pico-ITX, 100mm x 72mm

OS Support: Debian Stretch Linux & Android 9 Pie with FOTA (Firmware-Over-The-Air) support

 

Getting Started Guide

Quick Start Guide

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Orderable online at Rutronik24

For more information please send us an e-mail to: embedded@rutronik.com

 

 

 

 

 

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