EMB-2237-AI

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About

Overview

  • The EMB-2237-AI is a Pico-ITX (100x 72mm) POE edge AI embedded board based on NXP i.MX8M Mini ARM application processor. The board features a Power over Ethernet (PoE) Ethernet port, on-board dual-core DSP that runs algorithms for voice control, noise suppression, and echo cancellation technology, a full set of I/Os including RS-232/485, and m.2 PCIe slot for Edge TPU AI based solutions.
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Features

  • NXP i.MX8M Mini with up to four 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 processors
  • One Cortex-M4 for real time requirements
  • Fast Ethernet with build-in POE (Power over Ethernet) feature
  • Smart codec with dual-core DSP for digital MICs and voice control
  • MIPI DSI, LVDS, RGB, I2C connectors for LCD and touch panel support
  • m.2 PCIe slot supports Google’s Edge TPU for high-performance ML
  • Rich I/O with RS-232/485, I2C, GPIOs, USB 2.0 ports
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EMB-2237-AI Datasheet


EMB-2237-AI Hardware User's Guide


Quick Setup Guide

EMB-2237-AI has multiple boot configurations which are listed in the Quick Setup Guide below. Please follow the guide below to get started with EMB-2237-AI

EMB-2237-AI Image Build From Source

Requirements

CPU - 2 Core Processors
Memory Size - 2GB Minimum
Disk Space - 120GB Minimum
Operating System - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Setup Environment

Follow the steps below for host setup. Once the guides below are finished you can follow the next section to compile image from scratch

  1. EMB-2237-AI: Setup Yocto Build Environment
  2. EMB-2237-AI: Build and Install SDK

Build Yocto Image

The following links will guide you through the creation and compile for uboot, kernel, rootfs from scratch

Note: Before starting any of these guides please setup environment from previous section

Yocto Image with Qt5

The following links will guide you through the creation and compile for uboot, kernel, rootfs with Qt5 from scratch

Note: Before starting any of these guides please setup environment from previous section

DDR-Tool

Download DDR-Tool manual below


Copy Image to MicroSD


Working with Qt5

Note: Follow the instructions below to install and test QtCreator on EMB-2237-AI