Akida™ Edge AI Box

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Shipments are expected to commence by mid-year 2024. BrainChip will communicate specific shipment dates by Apr. 30th 2024.


BrainChip’s Edge AI Box is a compact, portable computation device that allows for highly capable AI solutions and services by accelerating AI processing for vision, voice and other sensors. By computing close to the sensor and without needing Cloud connectivity for common applications thereby minimizing exposure of sensitive data, the Edge Box enhances security and privacy.

Akida also enables customization of the Box with it’s Edge learning capability. The Edge Box is expected to be used in Retail and Security, Smart City, Automotive, Transport and Industrial applications.

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  • Host CPU: NXP i.MX 8M Plus Quad SOC
  • AI/ML Accelerator: 2 x AKD1000 (BrainChip Akida Chip) Over PCIe
  • On Board Memory: 4GB LPDDR4, 32GB eMMC
  • Supports Linux Embedded OS Version 6.1
  • External Storage: Micro SD Card Connector that supports Micro SD
  • Display: 1 x HDMI Output with Max Resolutions of 3840 x 2160p30 Pixel clock up-to 297MHZ
  • Network Connectivity:
    • Wi-Fi Connectivity: 802.11 ac/b/g/n/c (2.4GHz /5GHz)
    • Ethernet Connectivity: Two Ethernet Port with10/100/1000mbps
    • Ethernet Port supports external camera interface
  • Max Encode: 1 x 1080P60 (H265 & H264) / 2 x 1080P30 (H265 & H264) / 4 x 720P30 (H265 & H264)
  • Max Decode: 1 x 1080P60 (H265 & H264) / 2 x 1080P30 (H265 & H264) / 4 x 720P30 (H265 & H264)
  • USB 3.0 Port Type A Port
  • USB 2.0 Port Micro B Port (Flashing and Debug port)
  • Power / Reset Button
  • 2x RGB LED For Status Indication
  • Power ON/OFF Indication LED (Green)
  • Operating Temperature : 0°C to 50°C
  • Operating Humidity: 5% to 95%
  • Power Input:12VDC Input Using External AC-DC Adapter
  • Unit Dimensions: 110mm x 110mm x 56mm (L x W x H)