The NVIDIA® Jetson™ SerDes Sensor Interface card is an add-on for the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 and AGX Xavier™ Developer Kits. The card supports both Texas Instruments FPD-Link™ III and Maxim Integrated GMSL2 deserializers. Connect multiple tethered sensors to the powerful NVIDIA Jetson embedded platform. A direct MIPI CSI-2 connection allows you to interface sensors directly to the Jetson Developer Kit. Use with camera modules and radar modules from D3 Engineering. Use this kit for benchtop evaluation and rapid prototyping.
Additional Product Information
Read the DesignCore NVIDIA Jetson SerDes Sensor Interface Card Data Sheet for additional information and product specifications.
- 4x FPD-Link™ III Input Channels
- 2x GMSL2 Input Channels
- 1x direct MIPI CSI-2 Input Channel
- Power-over-Coax Connection
- Interfaces to NVIDIA Jetson Developer Kit
Supported Sensors & Platforms
- D3CM Camera Modules
- D3RCM Rugged Camera Modules
- NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Developer Kit
- NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit
- Camera Monitoring Systems
- Industrial Vehicle Systems
- Machine Vision
- Autonomous Machines
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Q: Does the SerDes Interface Card directly interface with the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit?
A: The camera connector that is on the Jetson Xavier Developer Kit is the same that is also on the TX2 Developer Kit so from a pinout and functionality standpoint, yes. Since the Jetson Xavier Developer Kit was produced after D3 made the SerDes Interface Card, there will be a small mechanical challenge mounting the board. One of the feet on the Xavier dev kit that holds the heat sink in place will need to be removed in order to connect the card.
Q: What software and source code is provided with the SerDes Interface Card?
A: D3 provides the driver source code and a simple capture/display demo for supported camera modules. See “supported sensors.”