BeagleBone AI

The BeagleBone AI SBC uses TI’s AI-oriented AM5729 SoC, is size- and expansion- compatible with the BeagleBone Black, adds on-board WiFi/BT, and brings artificial intelligence capabilities to embedded, IoT, and automation apps.


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Product overview...
  • Board Name -- BeagleBone AI
  • Category -- SBC
  • Model --
  • Manufacturer -- BeagleBoard.org
  • Official website -- click here
  • Price -- $118 (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Posted 2019-08-19 12:00am
System-on-Chip...
  • TI AM5729
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A15
  • Primary processor word-width -- 32-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 2
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 1.5
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- 2x SGX544 (2D); 2x GC320 (2D); 4x EVE cores
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- 4x Cortex-M4; 4x PRU cores
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) -- 2x C66 DSP cores
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 1
  • Type -- (tbd)
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 16
  • Type -- eMMC
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- Other format
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB host ports -- 1
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
  • USB port types -- 2.0 Type-A
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-speed
  • Bluetooth -- BT (version tbd)
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version -- microHDMI
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 1080p
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 24
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- LCD (via expansion headers)
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 0
  • Camera interface types --
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type --
  • Audio via HDMI? -- 1
  • I2S interfaces -- 0
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 65
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 0
  • SPI -- 1
  • I2C -- 2
  • UARTs -- 5
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 0
  • IR receiver -- No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible -- No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible -- No
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) --
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- Debian, Ubuntu, Angstrom
  • Android -- (tbd)
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:
  • Per BeagleBoard.org the BeagleBone AI features:
    — TI AM5729 SoC with the following cores: 2x A15 CPUs, 2x C66 DSPs, 4x M4 MCUs, 2x SGX544 3D and GC320 D GPUs; an IVA-HD; 4x PRUs, and 4x EVEs (embedded vision engines)
    — 1x dual-mode USB Type-C port for super-speed USB 3.0 and DC power input
    — 1x USB type-A host port
    — 2x expansion BeagleBone Black compatible expansion headers
    — Power, reset, and boot buttons
    — Power, LAN, and user LEDs

  • Notes:
    — Specs currently listed here are preliminary
    — Temperature range listed is assumed

    Physical specs...
    • Width (mm) -- 86
    • Height (mm) -- 53
    • Depth (mm) -- 0
    • Weight (gm) --
    • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 5
    • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 5
    • Input current, min. (A) -- 0.6
    • Input current, max. (A) -- 1.4
    • Operating temp., min. (°C) -- 0
    • Operating temp., max. (°C) -- 70
    • Certifications --

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