The BOXER-8224AI’s Port-Free Coastline Offers System-Level Functionality in Flexible Board Form

John Bernard 2023-03-20

With MIPI-CSI camera support and a wafer-based coastline on an exceptionally small form factor, the BOXER-8224AI is a unique blend of board and system.

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(Taipei, Taiwan – March 20, 2023) Diversifying its solutions based on the NVIDIA® Jetson™ line of system-on-modules, AAEON have released the BOXER-8224AI, comprised of a carrier board with a heatsink and NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™ module to offer system-level capabilities on a tiny form factor of just 4.7” x 3.1” x 0.8” (120mm x 80mm x 22mm).

A first for this line of AAEON products, the BOXER-8224AI’s board layout includes a wafer-based coastline rather than full I/O ports to provide users with the full functionality of AAEON’s system-level edge AI solutions in a more flexible way. Included in this configuration are two MIPI-CSI camera connectors for the installation of smaller, more cost-effective peripheral cameras for space-limited applications such as drones.

In addition to greater space-efficiency, the BOXER-8224AI’s support for MIPI-CSI cameras offers triple the bandwidth of ethernet-based camera connections and substantially more stability than USB cameras. Despite this, the BOXER-8224AI still maintains GbE, USB 3.2, HDMI 2.0, UART, and GPIO functions via pin-wafer connectors, giving developers the option to utilize them without sacrificing board space.

The BOXER-8224AI is also equipped with the expansion options that AAEON’s edge AI solutions have become associated with; such as M.2, MicroSD, and Mini Card slots for Wi-Fi, 4G, and additional storage modules.

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With a world-class visual interface accompanied by UART function enabling 9-axis IMU sensor connectivity, AAEON believe the BOXER-8224AI is the perfect base for drone applications, especially given its small form factor. It also shows great promise for deployment in people-counting, public safety, and smart manufacturing applications due to its wide -20°C ~ 60°C temperature range and suitability to limited installation spaces.

For more information about the BOXER-8224AI, please visit our product page or contact an AAEON representative directly.

About AAEON

Established in 1992, AAEON is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of industrial IoT and AI Edge solutions. With continual innovation as a core value, AAEON provides reliable, high-quality computing platforms including industrial motherboards and systems, rugged tablets, embedded AI Edge systems, uCPE network appliances, and LoRaWAN/WWAN solutions. AAEON provides industry-leading experience and knowledge to provide OEM/ODM services worldwide. AAEON also works closely with cities and governments to develop and deploy Smart City ecosystems, offering individual platforms and end-to-end solutions. AAEON works closely with premier chip designers to deliver stable, reliable platforms, and is recognized as a Titanium member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance. For an introduction to AAEON’s expansive line of products and services, visit www.aaeon.com.