The Sphinx has an Eye On You

By Chad Cox

Production Editor

Embedded Computing Design

October 19, 2023


Image Credit: SmartCow

St. Julians, Malta. SmartCow released its self-contained rugged edge AI camera, Sphinx, with Gigabit Ethernet 5G connectivity and NVIDIA Jetson Orin NX and Xavier NX system-on-modules. The Sphinx comes with dual image sensors with built-in IR illumination and low-light performance. Modular connectivity enables the easy integration of peripheral sensors such as air-quality sensors, LiDAR, and radar.

“Sphinx is a rugged AI camera for deploying vision-based AI at scale, and scaling the projects will be efficient,” said SmartCow CEO Ravi Kiran. “SmartCow works with several partners, including transportation authorities, private security firms, parking facilities, and smart city initiatives. Sphinx’s advantages promise to enhance public safety, security, and transportation, reduce traffic congestion, and advance urban mobility.”

The Sphinx utilizes the NVIDIA Metropolis software stack enabling designers to customize image sensors to specifications in real-time while referencing NVIDIA DeepStream SDK pipelines. FleetTrackr, the edge management solution at scale, is also available.

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Chad Cox. Production Editor, Embedded Computing Design, has responsibilities that include handling the news cycle, newsletters, social media, and advertising. Chad graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Cultural and Analytical Literature.

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