In this article, we are going to unbox the Azure Percept DK.
What is Azure Percept?
Azure Percept is a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform with added security for creating edge AI solutions. It is a combination of hardware, software, and services designed to accelerate business needs using IoT and AI at the edge. Azure Percept covers the full stack from silicon to services to solve the integration challenges of edge AI at scale.
What is Azure Percept DK?
Azure Percept DK by ASUS is a pilot-ready development kit with a carrier board, mounting tools, and Azure Percept Vision, a camera-enabled system on module (SoM) for rapid scenario-based customization. Azure Percept Vision adds camera and vision functions, optimized for industrial and retail environments, to power shelf-stock analytics, people and object detection, and loss prevention among other uses. This development kit is deeply integrated to work with Azure AI, Azure Machine Learning, and Azure IoT management services right out-of-the-box.
Hardware Components Specifications
- NXP iMX8m processor
- Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
- Intel Movidius Myriad X (MA2085) vision processing unit (VPU)
- RGB camera sensor
Lets do it..
Thanks for reading the article Azure Percept DK AKA Project Santa Cruz – Unbox and Assemble. In the next article, we will try to use this for some demo scenarios for edge computations.
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