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Post by nicolas gomez » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:47 am

Post by nicolas gomez
Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:47 am

Hi all ,here a cheap mini pc

A credit card size mini pc

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The Pi is powered by a 700MHz ARM-compatible processor with hardware support for OpenGL ES 2.0 and Blu-ray-grade playback (1080p30 H.264), and features 256MB of RAM, TV, HDMI and audio outputs, a USB port, a Flash memory card slot, 100MBit Ethernet and a number of I/O pins for a serial port and general purpose hacking. This is all fitted on a low-cost 85.60mm x 53.98mm board that's about 20mm high, weighs 40g and is powered from a 5V supply.

here more info

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/78

Board expansion

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/411


The Cotton Candy A USB stick sized compute

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http://www.fxitech.com/products/


Quad Core ARM® Mali™-400MP Graphics Processing Unit
– Quad-core ARM Mali-400MP 720p / 1080p OpenGL ES v2.0
– 30M Polygons, 1.2 GPixels / s
ARM® Cortex™-A9@1.2GHz
– NEON extensions
– TrustZone extensions
Connectivity
Wifi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Memory
1GB DRAM
Up to 64GB memory local storage (microSD)
Software
– Android
– Ubuntu
– Virtualization client for Windows, Linux, Mac, embedded
- Video / Audio / Media Support
– 480p/720p/1080p decode of MPEG4-SP/H.263/H.264 AVC/MPEG-2/VC1
– MP3, AAC, AAC+, Real Audio
– JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG
– Additional video, audio and image formats can be supported through 3rd party codecs
Connectors
– USB 2.0 male form factor for power and connection to devices that supports USB mass storage
– HDMI 2.1 with audio for connection to devices that does not support USB mass storage
Hi all ,here a cheap mini pc

A credit card size mini pc

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The Pi is powered by a 700MHz ARM-compatible processor with hardware support for OpenGL ES 2.0 and Blu-ray-grade playback (1080p30 H.264), and features 256MB of RAM, TV, HDMI and audio outputs, a USB port, a Flash memory card slot, 100MBit Ethernet and a number of I/O pins for a serial port and general purpose hacking. This is all fitted on a low-cost 85.60mm x 53.98mm board that's about 20mm high, weighs 40g and is powered from a 5V supply.

here more info

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/78

Board expansion

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/411


The Cotton Candy A USB stick sized compute

Image


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http://www.fxitech.com/products/


Quad Core ARM® Mali™-400MP Graphics Processing Unit
– Quad-core ARM Mali-400MP 720p / 1080p OpenGL ES v2.0
– 30M Polygons, 1.2 GPixels / s
ARM® Cortex™-A9@1.2GHz
– NEON extensions
– TrustZone extensions
Connectivity
Wifi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Memory
1GB DRAM
Up to 64GB memory local storage (microSD)
Software
– Android
– Ubuntu
– Virtualization client for Windows, Linux, Mac, embedded
- Video / Audio / Media Support
– 480p/720p/1080p decode of MPEG4-SP/H.263/H.264 AVC/MPEG-2/VC1
– MP3, AAC, AAC+, Real Audio
– JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG
– Additional video, audio and image formats can be supported through 3rd party codecs
Connectors
– USB 2.0 male form factor for power and connection to devices that supports USB mass storage
– HDMI 2.1 with audio for connection to devices that does not support USB mass storage
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Post by limor » Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:29 am

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I wonder if there are any opencv demos running on this cpu/gpu like face tracking
I wonder if there are any opencv demos running on this cpu/gpu like face tracking
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Post by limor » Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:50 am

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Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:50 am

gosh.. another one

http://www.alwaysinnovating.com/products/hdmidongle.htm

TI Dual Cortex-A9 OMAP 4 (1.0 to 1.5GHz)
256MB to 1GB RAM memory
Storage: MicroSD card
HD 1080p H.264 profile 4 video decoding
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth class 2.1
NXP NFC solution
Voice control
Accelerometer-based RF remote control

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gosh.. another one

http://www.alwaysinnovating.com/products/hdmidongle.htm

TI Dual Cortex-A9 OMAP 4 (1.0 to 1.5GHz)
256MB to 1GB RAM memory
Storage: MicroSD card
HD 1080p H.264 profile 4 video decoding
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth class 2.1
NXP NFC solution
Voice control
Accelerometer-based RF remote control

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Post by nicolas gomez » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:16 am

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Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:16 am

hi limor !!

there a link where explain how install opencv in rasberry pi

http://eduardofv.com/read_post/185-Installing-OpenCV-on-the-Raspberry-Pi

http://www.fanjita.org/serendipity/archives/56-Running-OpenCV-headlessly-in-Arch-Linux.html

http://opencv.willowgarage.com/wiki/InstallGuide%20%3A%20Debian

and final here a example to Capturing webcam video with OpenCV on Raspberry Pi / Arch Linux

http://fanjita.org/serendipity/archives/57-Capturing-webcam-video-with-OpenCV-on-Raspberry-Pi-Arch-Linux.html

may if you want make face recogniton you can use a Local Binary Patterns (LBP)

http://opencv.itseez.com/doc/tutorials/objdetect/cascade_classifier/cascade_classifier.html

i found another plataform to developers more adecuate to image processing
that support opencl

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Zii SiVO Hardware Platform
512MB DDR2 memory
HDMI 1.3a mini port
Firmware Boot ROM
Dual USB 2.0 type A host ports
Power Management Unit
High-quality audio DAC
External SD/MMC card slot
3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
Composite video (via 4 pole 3.5mm plug)

Infra Red input
JTAG debug port
DC 5V input board supply

71mm x 50mm x 12mm

http://www.ziilabs.com/products/platforms/ziisivo.php

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they have another processor ZMS-40

ZMS-40 Differentiating Features

Quad 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 MP Cores
96x fully-programmable StemCell Media Processing cores
58 GFlops StemCell compute power
Wide range of accelerated video codecs including H.264, VC1, WebM (VP8) and HEVC
True 1920x1080p 3D stereo playback (3840x1080)
Double the CPU performance for enhanced multi-tasking (i)
Double the Graphics and Media performance
Half the power consumption for longer battery life (ii)
Support for ZiiLABS enhanced Android 4.0 implementation
2560x1600 (WQXGA) resolution support for next-generation LCDs and Displays
ZMS-40 Key Features
High-Definition, low-latency video conferencing
Optimised OpenGL ES 2.0 for robust 3D graphics acceleration
Accelerated OpenCL 1.1 (desktop profile) integrated into Android NDK
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Image Processing
High-quality Text-to-Speech and Voice Recognition
Integrated HDMI 1.4 with 3D stereo support
2GB addressable memory
DDR2/3 at 533 MHz for low-cost
LPDDR2 for maximum memory bandwidth and low-power
64-bit wide memory bus
Quad independent video controllers supporting 24-bit displays and cameras
3V3 and 1V8 I/O's reduce peripheral power consumption
Dual USB 2.0 HS OTG (Host/Peripheral) controllers with PHY for low system cost
Three independent SDIO/MMC controllers
Extended battery life with robust Dynamic Power Management and Instantaneous On
Enhanced Security: 256-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) and TrustZoneFor other features see ZMS-20
hi limor !!

there a link where explain how install opencv in rasberry pi

http://eduardofv.com/read_post/185-Installing-OpenCV-on-the-Raspberry-Pi

http://www.fanjita.org/serendipity/archives/56-Running-OpenCV-headlessly-in-Arch-Linux.html

http://opencv.willowgarage.com/wiki/InstallGuide%20%3A%20Debian

and final here a example to Capturing webcam video with OpenCV on Raspberry Pi / Arch Linux

http://fanjita.org/serendipity/archives/57-Capturing-webcam-video-with-OpenCV-on-Raspberry-Pi-Arch-Linux.html

may if you want make face recogniton you can use a Local Binary Patterns (LBP)

http://opencv.itseez.com/doc/tutorials/objdetect/cascade_classifier/cascade_classifier.html

i found another plataform to developers more adecuate to image processing
that support opencl

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Image



Zii SiVO Hardware Platform
512MB DDR2 memory
HDMI 1.3a mini port
Firmware Boot ROM
Dual USB 2.0 type A host ports
Power Management Unit
High-quality audio DAC
External SD/MMC card slot
3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
Composite video (via 4 pole 3.5mm plug)

Infra Red input
JTAG debug port
DC 5V input board supply

71mm x 50mm x 12mm

http://www.ziilabs.com/products/platforms/ziisivo.php

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they have another processor ZMS-40

ZMS-40 Differentiating Features

Quad 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 MP Cores
96x fully-programmable StemCell Media Processing cores
58 GFlops StemCell compute power
Wide range of accelerated video codecs including H.264, VC1, WebM (VP8) and HEVC
True 1920x1080p 3D stereo playback (3840x1080)
Double the CPU performance for enhanced multi-tasking (i)
Double the Graphics and Media performance
Half the power consumption for longer battery life (ii)
Support for ZiiLABS enhanced Android 4.0 implementation
2560x1600 (WQXGA) resolution support for next-generation LCDs and Displays
ZMS-40 Key Features
High-Definition, low-latency video conferencing
Optimised OpenGL ES 2.0 for robust 3D graphics acceleration
Accelerated OpenCL 1.1 (desktop profile) integrated into Android NDK
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Image Processing
High-quality Text-to-Speech and Voice Recognition
Integrated HDMI 1.4 with 3D stereo support
2GB addressable memory
DDR2/3 at 533 MHz for low-cost
LPDDR2 for maximum memory bandwidth and low-power
64-bit wide memory bus
Quad independent video controllers supporting 24-bit displays and cameras
3V3 and 1V8 I/O's reduce peripheral power consumption
Dual USB 2.0 HS OTG (Host/Peripheral) controllers with PHY for low system cost
Three independent SDIO/MMC controllers
Extended battery life with robust Dynamic Power Management and Instantaneous On
Enhanced Security: 256-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) and TrustZoneFor other features see ZMS-20
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Post by limor » Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:16 pm

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how can you buy one ?
how can you buy one ?
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Post by nicolas gomez » Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:51 pm

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limor wrote:how can you buy one ?


Hii limor

here more info about its
Zii Egg: A development board for handheld devices.Actually a smartphone based on ZMS-05.
Zii Trinity: 3.5G smartphone and development platform ( ZMS-05)
Zii Sivo: A High Definition media player hardware reference design based on ZMS-08.
Zii Lionfish: 11.6″ Video conferencing reference platform powered by ZMS-08 media processor.

Upon purchase of the devkit, Zillabs will also provide the schematics, gerbers files, design Files, bill of materials (BOM), the Mechanical drawings, 3D CAD model as well as the board support package and software development kit.

For full details about all those development boards, check out Ziilabs Hardware Platforms page.

Only the Zii Egg can be purchased online (but the link is not working right now) for other development platforms and platform projects you’ll need to contact Ziilabs first.

currently has no online shop, are a relatively new platform Jan 2012 in the next link fin more info some

You can pre-order the Zii EGG Development Kit at http://www.zii.com. The 32GB Plaszma Platform model will cost you around US $399 and blunt (0GB) model Plaszma Platform for US $199. Here is what you get out of the box of the Zii EGG:

http://www.cnx-software.com/2011/02/09/ziilabs-zms-05-and-zms-08-sdk-and-development-boards/#ixzz1xPa18Ln2

http://www.mycreativefansite.com/2009/07/creative-ziilabs-releases-zii-egg-and.html

http://www.cnx-software.com/category/processors/ziilabs-zms/



Other cheap option can be used like mini pc (installing ubuntu in sd card) is
The MINI X Android 2.3 Network Media Player


Mini X is a $78 USD (63 €) Android 2.3 with Allwinner A10 CPU


http://www.dealextreme.com/p/mini-android-2-3-hd-1080p-network-media-player-w-wi-fi-hdmi-usb-av-tf-blue-134679


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May be its is more easy way to attach to my robobuilder and not expensive mini pc


Here are the device specifications:
CPU – AllWinner A10 ( Cortex A8 ) with Mali-400 GPU (10.8 GFlops)
Memory – 512MB DDR3 RAM
Storage – 4GB NAND Flash, microSD slot
Video Output – HDMI 1.3
USB – 2x USB 2.0 host
Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Video Formats - MKV, TS, TP, M2TS, RM/RMVB, BD-ISO, AVI, MPG, VOB, DAT, ASF, TRP, FLV etc
Video Codecs – MPEG1/2/4, H.264, VC-1, Divx, Xvid, RM8/9/10, VP6
Subtitle – SRT, SUB, IDX, SSA, SMI
Audio Formats – MP3, ACC, OGG, WMA, WAV, M4A, APE
Image format – JPG, BMP,GIF, TIF, PNG
IR Remote Control
Dimension: 7.2 cm x 6.0 cm x 1.3 cm
Weight: 1.80 oz (51 g)

http://www.cnx-software.com/2012/06/01/ ... z1xPkYcMqr

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The Complete Features of the Allwinner A10 Processor

Features of the Allwinner A10 include:

1.2ghz Cortex A8 ARM Core
MALI400MP OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU
DDR3 Controller 800MHz 1GB max
2160p Hardware-accelerated Video playback (4x the resolution of 1080p)
a NAND Flash Controller that is capable of 8-way concurrent DMA (8 NAND ICs)
4 SDIO interfaces (SD 3.0, UHI class)
USB 2.0 Host as well as a 2nd USB-OTG Interface (USB-OTG can be reconfigured as USB 2.0 Host, automatically)
24-pin RGB/TTL as well as simultaneous HDMI out
SATA-II 3gb/sec
10/100 Ethernet (MII compatible)
a 2nd 24-pin RGB/TTL interface that is multiplexed (shared) on the same pins for a standard IDE (PATA) interface.
GPIO, I2C, PWM, Keyboard Matrix (8x8), built-in Resistive Touchscreen Controller,

Here a example of the Allwinner A10 Processor processor runing ubuntu on mele media player

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limor wrote:how can you buy one ?


Hii limor

here more info about its
Zii Egg: A development board for handheld devices.Actually a smartphone based on ZMS-05.
Zii Trinity: 3.5G smartphone and development platform ( ZMS-05)
Zii Sivo: A High Definition media player hardware reference design based on ZMS-08.
Zii Lionfish: 11.6″ Video conferencing reference platform powered by ZMS-08 media processor.

Upon purchase of the devkit, Zillabs will also provide the schematics, gerbers files, design Files, bill of materials (BOM), the Mechanical drawings, 3D CAD model as well as the board support package and software development kit.

For full details about all those development boards, check out Ziilabs Hardware Platforms page.

Only the Zii Egg can be purchased online (but the link is not working right now) for other development platforms and platform projects you’ll need to contact Ziilabs first.

currently has no online shop, are a relatively new platform Jan 2012 in the next link fin more info some

You can pre-order the Zii EGG Development Kit at http://www.zii.com. The 32GB Plaszma Platform model will cost you around US $399 and blunt (0GB) model Plaszma Platform for US $199. Here is what you get out of the box of the Zii EGG:

http://www.cnx-software.com/2011/02/09/ziilabs-zms-05-and-zms-08-sdk-and-development-boards/#ixzz1xPa18Ln2

http://www.mycreativefansite.com/2009/07/creative-ziilabs-releases-zii-egg-and.html

http://www.cnx-software.com/category/processors/ziilabs-zms/



Other cheap option can be used like mini pc (installing ubuntu in sd card) is
The MINI X Android 2.3 Network Media Player


Mini X is a $78 USD (63 €) Android 2.3 with Allwinner A10 CPU


http://www.dealextreme.com/p/mini-android-2-3-hd-1080p-network-media-player-w-wi-fi-hdmi-usb-av-tf-blue-134679


Image

May be its is more easy way to attach to my robobuilder and not expensive mini pc


Here are the device specifications:
CPU – AllWinner A10 ( Cortex A8 ) with Mali-400 GPU (10.8 GFlops)
Memory – 512MB DDR3 RAM
Storage – 4GB NAND Flash, microSD slot
Video Output – HDMI 1.3
USB – 2x USB 2.0 host
Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Video Formats - MKV, TS, TP, M2TS, RM/RMVB, BD-ISO, AVI, MPG, VOB, DAT, ASF, TRP, FLV etc
Video Codecs – MPEG1/2/4, H.264, VC-1, Divx, Xvid, RM8/9/10, VP6
Subtitle – SRT, SUB, IDX, SSA, SMI
Audio Formats – MP3, ACC, OGG, WMA, WAV, M4A, APE
Image format – JPG, BMP,GIF, TIF, PNG
IR Remote Control
Dimension: 7.2 cm x 6.0 cm x 1.3 cm
Weight: 1.80 oz (51 g)

http://www.cnx-software.com/2012/06/01/ ... z1xPkYcMqr

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The Complete Features of the Allwinner A10 Processor

Features of the Allwinner A10 include:

1.2ghz Cortex A8 ARM Core
MALI400MP OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU
DDR3 Controller 800MHz 1GB max
2160p Hardware-accelerated Video playback (4x the resolution of 1080p)
a NAND Flash Controller that is capable of 8-way concurrent DMA (8 NAND ICs)
4 SDIO interfaces (SD 3.0, UHI class)
USB 2.0 Host as well as a 2nd USB-OTG Interface (USB-OTG can be reconfigured as USB 2.0 Host, automatically)
24-pin RGB/TTL as well as simultaneous HDMI out
SATA-II 3gb/sec
10/100 Ethernet (MII compatible)
a 2nd 24-pin RGB/TTL interface that is multiplexed (shared) on the same pins for a standard IDE (PATA) interface.
GPIO, I2C, PWM, Keyboard Matrix (8x8), built-in Resistive Touchscreen Controller,

Here a example of the Allwinner A10 Processor processor runing ubuntu on mele media player

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Post by limor » Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:40 pm

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:40 pm

here's the answer i got from zii:

Our business direction has changed somewhat and our focus is on supporting our ZMS-20/40 (dual and quad core A9 Cortex application processors) to high volume Android 4.x consumer tablets based on our Jaguar platform reference designs.

Sorry that we are unable to support you at this time.

Best regards

ZiiLABS Sales


Have you found any reference for use of opencv with that A10 cpu platform ?
i found this thread that says there may not be hardware floating point on the A10
here's the answer i got from zii:

Our business direction has changed somewhat and our focus is on supporting our ZMS-20/40 (dual and quad core A9 Cortex application processors) to high volume Android 4.x consumer tablets based on our Jaguar platform reference designs.

Sorry that we are unable to support you at this time.

Best regards

ZiiLABS Sales


Have you found any reference for use of opencv with that A10 cpu platform ?
i found this thread that says there may not be hardware floating point on the A10
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Post by nicolas gomez » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:21 pm

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Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:21 pm

limor wrote:here's the answer i got from zii:

Our business direction has changed somewhat and our focus is on supporting our ZMS-20/40 (dual and quad core A9 Cortex application processors) to high volume Android 4.x consumer tablets based on our Jaguar platform reference designs.

Sorry that we are unable to support you at this time.

Best regards

ZiiLABS Sales


Have you found any reference for use of opencv with that A10 cpu platform ?
i found this thread that says there may not be hardware floating point on the A10


Hi limor

To A 10 chip lima proyect actually working to open source drivers to use mali gpu
http://limadriver.org/Hardware/
Mali-400 MP4 is capable of 7.2 GFLOPS at 200 MHz

here a demo

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Other options been reviewed and will be able to serve


Are from toradex, colibri models,boards size 10x7 cm the price around 200 € (colibri com-pc + iris carrier board)
I know is a price high ,but have high computational power

CPU
NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core Cortex-A9 MPcore
Both CPUs have 32KB Instruction and 32KB Data Level 1 caches
1MB shard Level 2 cache
VFPv3 Floating Point Unit
Tegra 2 has 3.2 GFLOPS @ 300MHz
4.8 GFLOPS @ 200MHz

Memory
256 MB DDR2 (32 Bit) / 512MB DDR2 (32 Bit)
512MB NAND FLASH (8 Bit) / 1GByte NAND FLASH (8 Bit)


Iris - Pico ITX Carrier Board V1.1a
Iris provides the following features and communication interfaces:

USB Type-A and OTG Micro-AB connectors for host and host/client
RJ45 Ethernet
Micro SD card slot
Digital (TDMS) and Analog (VGA) interfaces on a single DVI-I connector
LVDS interface
Digital RGB interface (Unified TFT Interface)
Audio out on 3.5mm stereo jack
Microphone in and line in on audio header
SPI, I2C, 4 ADCs, 4 PWMs and 8 GPIOs on header
STD, BT and FF TTL level UART on header
BT and FF RS-232 interfaces
Real-time clock with battery backup
Resistive touch screen connector

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http://developer.nvidia.com/tegra-hardware-sales-inquiries

Also will offer Colibri T30 that is compatible with the existing Colibri carrier boards

NVIDIA® Tegra® T30 w/ Quad ARM CORTEX -A9 MPCore™ CPU, 1.3 GHz per Core
Memory up to 2GB DDR3L onboard
Graphics embedded NVIDIA® ULP GeForce® GPU
Tegra 3 has 4.8 GFLOPS @ 300MHz
7.2 GFLOPS @ 200MHz


http://www.secoqseven.com/en/item/quadmo747-x_t30/
limor wrote:here's the answer i got from zii:

Our business direction has changed somewhat and our focus is on supporting our ZMS-20/40 (dual and quad core A9 Cortex application processors) to high volume Android 4.x consumer tablets based on our Jaguar platform reference designs.

Sorry that we are unable to support you at this time.

Best regards

ZiiLABS Sales


Have you found any reference for use of opencv with that A10 cpu platform ?
i found this thread that says there may not be hardware floating point on the A10


Hi limor

To A 10 chip lima proyect actually working to open source drivers to use mali gpu
http://limadriver.org/Hardware/
Mali-400 MP4 is capable of 7.2 GFLOPS at 200 MHz

here a demo

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Other options been reviewed and will be able to serve


Are from toradex, colibri models,boards size 10x7 cm the price around 200 € (colibri com-pc + iris carrier board)
I know is a price high ,but have high computational power

CPU
NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core Cortex-A9 MPcore
Both CPUs have 32KB Instruction and 32KB Data Level 1 caches
1MB shard Level 2 cache
VFPv3 Floating Point Unit
Tegra 2 has 3.2 GFLOPS @ 300MHz
4.8 GFLOPS @ 200MHz

Memory
256 MB DDR2 (32 Bit) / 512MB DDR2 (32 Bit)
512MB NAND FLASH (8 Bit) / 1GByte NAND FLASH (8 Bit)


Iris - Pico ITX Carrier Board V1.1a
Iris provides the following features and communication interfaces:

USB Type-A and OTG Micro-AB connectors for host and host/client
RJ45 Ethernet
Micro SD card slot
Digital (TDMS) and Analog (VGA) interfaces on a single DVI-I connector
LVDS interface
Digital RGB interface (Unified TFT Interface)
Audio out on 3.5mm stereo jack
Microphone in and line in on audio header
SPI, I2C, 4 ADCs, 4 PWMs and 8 GPIOs on header
STD, BT and FF TTL level UART on header
BT and FF RS-232 interfaces
Real-time clock with battery backup
Resistive touch screen connector

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http://developer.nvidia.com/tegra-hardware-sales-inquiries

Also will offer Colibri T30 that is compatible with the existing Colibri carrier boards

NVIDIA® Tegra® T30 w/ Quad ARM CORTEX -A9 MPCore™ CPU, 1.3 GHz per Core
Memory up to 2GB DDR3L onboard
Graphics embedded NVIDIA® ULP GeForce® GPU
Tegra 3 has 4.8 GFLOPS @ 300MHz
7.2 GFLOPS @ 200MHz


http://www.secoqseven.com/en/item/quadmo747-x_t30/
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Post by l3v3rz » Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:14 am

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Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:14 am

Just bought (and received) the Mini X - came in just about - very impressive - £51 including postage !

The box in white is an Omnima EmbWifi board for comparison - the miniX is shorter and 1/2 width. On the left is a Microsoft webcam Vx100 mounted on a servo (bluetack) and of course a robobuilder on the right

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Just bought (and received) the Mini X - came in just about - very impressive - £51 including postage !

The box in white is an Omnima EmbWifi board for comparison - the miniX is shorter and 1/2 width. On the left is a Microsoft webcam Vx100 mounted on a servo (bluetack) and of course a robobuilder on the right

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Post by nicolas gomez » Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:33 pm

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Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:33 pm

l3v3rz wrote:Just bought (and received) the Mini X - came in just about - very impressive - £51 including postage !

The box in white is an Omnima EmbWifi board for comparison - the miniX is shorter and 1/2 width. On the left is a Microsoft webcam Vx100 mounted on a servo (bluetack) and of course a robobuilder on the right

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Hi l3v3rz!!

there some photos of this board

A10 mini x board

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Below a comparative photos betwen the A10 minix and robobuilder rbc controler

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Creating a bootable Ubuntu 12.04 SD card for Mele A1000, MK802, MINI X…


http://www.cnx-software.com/2012/06/13/hardware-packs-for-allwinner-a10-devices-and-easier-method-to-create-a-bootable-ubuntu-12-04-sd-card/

How Hack A10 devices

http://elinux.org/Hack_A10_devices


A10 boot overview

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_boot_process/

how to make a A10 bootable SD/MMC CARD under linux/unix.

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_mmc_boot/

AllWinner A10 Kernel Source code

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/source_code/

How to compile the Allwinner A10 Linux Kernel

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/kernel_compile/

A10 image

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_image/

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/

Lima: An open source graphics driver for ARM Mali GPUs

http://limadriver.org/
l3v3rz wrote:Just bought (and received) the Mini X - came in just about - very impressive - £51 including postage !

The box in white is an Omnima EmbWifi board for comparison - the miniX is shorter and 1/2 width. On the left is a Microsoft webcam Vx100 mounted on a servo (bluetack) and of course a robobuilder on the right

Image




Hi l3v3rz!!

there some photos of this board

A10 mini x board

Image

Image

Below a comparative photos betwen the A10 minix and robobuilder rbc controler

Image

Image

Image


Creating a bootable Ubuntu 12.04 SD card for Mele A1000, MK802, MINI X…


http://www.cnx-software.com/2012/06/13/hardware-packs-for-allwinner-a10-devices-and-easier-method-to-create-a-bootable-ubuntu-12-04-sd-card/

How Hack A10 devices

http://elinux.org/Hack_A10_devices


A10 boot overview

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_boot_process/

how to make a A10 bootable SD/MMC CARD under linux/unix.

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_mmc_boot/

AllWinner A10 Kernel Source code

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/source_code/

How to compile the Allwinner A10 Linux Kernel

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/kernel_compile/

A10 image

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_image/

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/

Lima: An open source graphics driver for ARM Mali GPUs

http://limadriver.org/
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Post by l3v3rz » Sat Jun 23, 2012 4:18 pm

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great post - saves me a lot of time searching

- many thanks for this !
great post - saves me a lot of time searching

- many thanks for this !
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Post by limor » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:07 pm

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Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:07 pm

Hi l3v3rz

Would you mind checking speed of simple face detection?

If you installed ubuntu with X11 so you should be able to compile all the opencv with no problem. there may even be an apt-get version of opencv for A8.

http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php ... _Cortex-A8

http://opencv-users.1802565.n2.nabble.c ... 19913.html

http://www.adventuresinsilicon.com/node/21

http://books.google.pt/books?id=seAgiOf ... &q&f=false
Hi l3v3rz

Would you mind checking speed of simple face detection?

If you installed ubuntu with X11 so you should be able to compile all the opencv with no problem. there may even be an apt-get version of opencv for A8.

http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php ... _Cortex-A8

http://opencv-users.1802565.n2.nabble.c ... 19913.html

http://www.adventuresinsilicon.com/node/21

http://books.google.pt/books?id=seAgiOf ... &q&f=false
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Post by limor » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:36 pm

Post by limor
Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:36 pm

Thanks Nicols for the great links!

This blog covers a lot of data about the Allwinner A8 devices:
http://www.cnx-software.com/category/pr ... x-a10-a13/

also has a link to a creepy video taken in a China sweatshop that makes these android media devices


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Thanks Nicols for the great links!

This blog covers a lot of data about the Allwinner A8 devices:
http://www.cnx-software.com/category/pr ... x-a10-a13/

also has a link to a creepy video taken in a China sweatshop that makes these android media devices


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Post by limor » Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:55 pm

Post by limor
Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:55 pm

https://www.miniand.com/forums/forums/2/topics/1

Here at Miniand we have been hard at work getting Linux images working on the MK802, and we have just successfully built Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu images.

The current version of the images support Wifi and OpenGL, and the lightweight versions Lubuntu and Xubuntu run quite well.


It is sold under 2 brands: MK802, Zero Devices Z802. on aliexpress is runs for under 70USD . Bill of materials is estimated at 20$ so we should expect the prices to go down.
This seems like the perfect robotics companion especially if someone manages to get the Mali400 to do some useful floating point co-processing.
But we are yet to see what the opencv processing speed capabilities are.
https://www.miniand.com/forums/forums/2/topics/1

Here at Miniand we have been hard at work getting Linux images working on the MK802, and we have just successfully built Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu images.

The current version of the images support Wifi and OpenGL, and the lightweight versions Lubuntu and Xubuntu run quite well.


It is sold under 2 brands: MK802, Zero Devices Z802. on aliexpress is runs for under 70USD . Bill of materials is estimated at 20$ so we should expect the prices to go down.
This seems like the perfect robotics companion especially if someone manages to get the Mali400 to do some useful floating point co-processing.
But we are yet to see what the opencv processing speed capabilities are.
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Post by nicolas gomez » Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:57 am

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Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:57 am

nicolas gomez wrote:
l3v3rz wrote:Just bought (and received) the Mini X - came in just about - very impressive - £51 including postage !

The box in white is an Omnima EmbWifi board for comparison - the miniX is shorter and 1/2 width. On the left is a Microsoft webcam Vx100 mounted on a servo (bluetack) and of course a robobuilder on the right

Image

Hi l3v3rz!!

the x mini that you bought has user manual?

att
nicolas

Hi l3v3rz!!

there some photos of this board

A10 mini x board

Image

Image

Below a comparative photos betwen the A10 minix and robobuilder rbc controler

Image

Image

Image


Creating a bootable Ubuntu 12.04 SD card for Mele A1000, MK802, MINI X…


http://www.cnx-software.com/2012/06/13/hardware-packs-for-allwinner-a10-devices-and-easier-method-to-create-a-bootable-ubuntu-12-04-sd-card/

How Hack A10 devices

http://elinux.org/Hack_A10_devices


A10 boot overview

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_boot_process/

how to make a A10 bootable SD/MMC CARD under linux/unix.

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_mmc_boot/

AllWinner A10 Kernel Source code

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/source_code/

How to compile the Allwinner A10 Linux Kernel

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/kernel_compile/

A10 image

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_image/

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/

Lima: An open source graphics driver for ARM Mali GPUs

http://limadriver.org/
nicolas gomez wrote:
l3v3rz wrote:Just bought (and received) the Mini X - came in just about - very impressive - £51 including postage !

The box in white is an Omnima EmbWifi board for comparison - the miniX is shorter and 1/2 width. On the left is a Microsoft webcam Vx100 mounted on a servo (bluetack) and of course a robobuilder on the right

Image

Hi l3v3rz!!

the x mini that you bought has user manual?

att
nicolas

Hi l3v3rz!!

there some photos of this board

A10 mini x board

Image

Image

Below a comparative photos betwen the A10 minix and robobuilder rbc controler

Image

Image

Image


Creating a bootable Ubuntu 12.04 SD card for Mele A1000, MK802, MINI X…


http://www.cnx-software.com/2012/06/13/hardware-packs-for-allwinner-a10-devices-and-easier-method-to-create-a-bootable-ubuntu-12-04-sd-card/

How Hack A10 devices

http://elinux.org/Hack_A10_devices


A10 boot overview

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_boot_process/

how to make a A10 bootable SD/MMC CARD under linux/unix.

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_mmc_boot/

AllWinner A10 Kernel Source code

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/source_code/

How to compile the Allwinner A10 Linux Kernel

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/kernel_compile/

A10 image

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/a10_image/

http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/

Lima: An open source graphics driver for ARM Mali GPUs

http://limadriver.org/
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