NewsAdvantech Unveils MIC-715-OX: A Ruggedized Edge AI System for Harsh Industrial Environments

Advantech Unveils MIC-715-OX: A Ruggedized Edge AI System for Harsh Industrial Environments

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Advantech Releases MIC-715-OX: A New Frontier in Edge AI for Heavy Industries

Advantech, a leader in industrial edge AI solutions, has announced the launch of the MIC-715-OX, a ruggedized edge AI system designed for use in demanding environments. This innovative system, built on the NVIDIA® Jetson Orin™ NX system-on-module, is tailored for applications requiring resilience to water, dust, vibration, and extreme temperatures. It is a significant step in integrating artificial intelligence into heavy industry operations.

Revolutionizing Heavy Industry with Advanced AI

Artificial intelligence has already shown its potential in various sectors, including traffic, security, and manufacturing. However, its integration into heavy industries is still in nascent stages. These industries often operate continuously in challenging environments that pose risks to workers. The introduction of AI-enabled autonomous equipment, like the MIC-715-OX, promises to enhance the efficiency, accuracy, and safety of these industries. This system is specifically engineered for in-vehicle AI applications in rugged settings.

Enhanced Performance in Extreme Conditions

The MIC-715-OX, powered by NVIDIA Jetson Orin NX, delivers exceptional AI performance of up to 100 TOPS. It is equipped with M12 connectors and is designed to operate reliably in a wide temperature range (-25 to 60 °C; 77 to 140 °F). The system’s IP67 rating ensures protection against water and dust ingress. The MIC-715-OX’s lockable I/O connectors provide superior vibration resistance, making it highly suitable for harsh environmental applications. It also supports cameras through an integrated PoE port and is set to support up to six GMSL2 cameras, further enhancing its application scope.

Innovative Ignition Protection for Heavy Industry Vehicles

A notable feature of the MIC-715-OX is its protective ignition mechanism, which is especially beneficial for heavy industry vehicles. This mechanism reduces engine stalling and maintains system operation even under unstable input voltage conditions. Users have the flexibility to manually adjust the ignition time to suit connected machinery. As a part of the MIC-AI series, the MIC-715-OX offers versatile I/O options, diverse peripherals, exceptional longevity, and robust board support package (BSP) capabilities. Additionally, it is equipped to support Wi-Fi, 4G/LTE, and 5G networks simultaneously, ensuring comprehensive connectivity options.

Availability and Industrial Impact

The MIC-715-OX is now available for order, marking a significant advancement in the field of edge AI for heavy industries. Its robust design and advanced features position it as a key solution for industries operating in challenging environments. With the ability to withstand harsh conditions while delivering top-notch AI performance, the MIC-715-OX is set to transform the landscape of industrial operations, emphasizing safety, efficiency, and technological innovation.

Michal Pukala
Electronics and Telecommunications engineer with Electro-energetics Master degree graduation. Lightning designer experienced engineer. Currently working in IT industry.