Nvidia launches a new version of its artificial intelligence computer for robots called Jetson AGX Orin, which is six times more powerful than its predecessor, the Jetson AGX Xavier.
The AGX Orin is a computer capable of executing up to 200 billion operations per second, but always with an efficient energy consumption that makes it ideal not only for robots, but also for industrial, medical environments or even for autonomous vehicles such as drones or similar.
The AGX Orin features a 12-core 2Ghz ARM Cortex-A78AE processor, as well as a GPU based on Nvidia’s Ampere architecture, with 2,048 CUDA cores and 64 Tensor cores; the latter are those that execute machine learning algorithms and operations using NVDLA 2.0 technology.
The system also has 23 GB of LPDDR5 memory, with a 256-bit data bus and up to 204 GB / s of maximum transfer speed. Storage is 64GB eMMC 5.1 memory.
The AGX Orin is designed with a strong focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning for use in robots or similar machinery. To facilitate this, it also has support for a camera system, which can process and encode video in a maximum resolution of 8K at 60 frames per second.
In addition to the hardware as such, the computer has support for various Nvidia platforms, which will be used depending on the tasks to be performed and which include pre-trained artificial intelligence models for object detection, voice analysis, classification systems and a long etcetera.
Nvidia intends to launch the Jetson AGX Origin in the first quarter of 2022, although for now no specific dates have been given or an estimated price. For reference, the AGX Xavier had a starting price of around $ 650.