NVIDIA has unveiled the Jetson TX2, a credit card-sized platform for AI computing, paving the way to powerfully intelligent factory robots, commercial drones and smart cameras for AI cities.
The NVIDIA Jetson TX2 is designed for smarter machines and devices that require AI computing to perform tasks like image classification, navigation and speech recognition. It offers twice the performance of its predecessor, the TX1, and can run at more than twice the power efficiency while drawing less than 7.5 watts of power.
NVIDIA Jetson TX2 key features:
GPU: 256-core NVIDIA Pascal architecture-based GPU
CPU: Dual 64-bit NVIDIA Denver 2, Quad ARM A57
Video: 4K x 2K 60fps encode and decode
Camera: 12 CSI lanes supporting up to 6 cameras; 2.5 gigabytes/second/lane
Memory: 8GB LPDDR4; 58.3 gigabytes/second
Storage: 32GB eMMC
Connectivity: 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth
Networking: 1GB Ethernet
OS Support: Linux for Tegra
Size: 50mm x 87mm
The NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Developer Kit, which includes the carrier board and Jetson TX2 module, can be preordered today for $599 in the United States and Europe and will begin shipping March 14. It will be available in other regions in the coming weeks. The Jetson TX2 module will be available in Q2 for $399 (in quantities of 1,000 or more) from NVIDIA and its distributors around the world.