AAEON Releases BOXER-8253AI Compact Rugged Platforms

By Perry Cohen

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

April 23, 2021


AAEON Releases BOXER-8253AI Compact Rugged Platforms

AAEON announced the release of the BOXER-8253AI, its newest lineup of compact rugged platforms powered by the NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX SoC.

The new offering is built on the BOXER-825x Series, delivering a flexible platform for connecting and powering applications with HDMI input, PoE PSE ports, and storage options. The PoE PSE ports deliver up to 60W of total power devices like a PoE camera.

Further, it allows developers to add AI powered visual analysis to a variety of applications from NVR surveillance systems.

According to a company press release, the BOXER-8253AI is powered by the NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX SoC and features a six-core 64-bit ARM processor, boasting 384 CUDA® cores, 48 Tensor Cores, and two NVDIA engines capable of running multiple neural networks in parallel, delivering accelerated computing performance up to 21 TOPS.

It further features 8GB onboard LPDDR4 memory and 16GM of onboard eMMC storage.

Additional flexibility is provided via its expansion slots such as Mini Card and M.2 2230 slot. They offer support for wireless deployments such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 4G LTE modules.

The BOXER-8253AI can operate in a temperature range of 15°C - 55°C without a loss in performance.

For more information, visit https://www.aaeon.com/en/ni/press-release-boxer-8253ai.

Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation, podcast production, and social media efforts. Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including KTAR.com (Phoenix), ArizonaSports.com (Phoenix), AZFamily.com, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university.

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