NXP i.MX RT – Reference Design

 

Torex is proud to work collaboratively with NXP to provide the power solutions for the following NXP EdgeReady i.MX RT1060 development kits and reference designs:

 

1. For Alexa for IOT

2. For Local Voice Control

3. For Face Recognition with Liveness Detection

 

Each NXP EdgeReady solution includes hardware optimized for cost and form-factor, and comes with fully integrated, self-contained software, fully tested, and certified by NXP.

More information about the Torex power solution for each design can be found below:

 

Solution for Alexa for IOT 

 

 

 

MCU-based solution for Amazon's Alexa Voice Service (AVS) integration for AWS IoT Core (aka Alexa for IoT, or AFI), leverages the i.MX RT crossover MCU, enabling developers to add Alexa voice assistant capabilities quickly and easily to their products.

 

i.MX RT MCU for Alexa Voice Service Integration Hardware Block Diagram:

 

i.MX RT MCU for Alexa Voice Service Integration Hardware Block Diagram:

PCB Name PCB Position Torex Part Number Description Package
i.MXRT Connected Module U10 XCL214B333DR 3.3V, 1.5A Micro DC/DC Converter USP-9B01
i.MXRT Voice Control Board U2 XC6233H331GR-G 3.3V 200mA LDO Voltage Regulator USP-4
U3 XC6233H181GR-G 1.8V 200mA LDO Voltage Regulator USP-4

 

Solution for Local Voice Control

 

 

 

MCU-based solution for local voice control leverages the i.MX RT106L crossover MCU, enabling developers to add local voice commands quickly and easily to their products. This ultra-small form-factor, production ready hardware design comes with fully integrated software running on FreeRTOS, for quick out-of-the-box evaluation and proof of concept development.

i.MX RT Local Voice Control MCU Hardware Block Diagram:

Torex Parts included on BOM:

PCB Name PCB Position Torex Part Number Description Package
i.MXRT Connected Module U10 XCL214B333DR 3.3V, 1.5A Micro DC/DC Converter USP-9B01
i.MXRT Voice Control Board U2 XC6233H331GR-G 3.3V 200mA LDO Voltage Regulator USP-4
U3 XC6233H181GR-G 1.8V 200mA LDO Voltage Regulator USP-4

 

Solution for Face Recognition with Liveness Detection

 

 

 

MCU-based solution for face recognition leverages the i.MX RT106F crossover MCU, enabling developers to add face recognition quickly and easily with liveness detection to their products. Liveness detection prevents spoofing with a photograph and is implemented with low-cost IR and RGB cameras, without the need for expensive 3D cameras.

 

i.MX RT106F Anti-Spoofing Face Recognition Hardware Block Diagram

 

Torex Parts included on BOM:

PCB Name PCB Position Torex Part Number Description Package
i.MXRT Connected Module U10 XCL214B333DR 3.3V 1.5A Micro DC/DC Converter USP-9B01
RT Vision Board U3 XC6233H181GR-G 1.8V 200mA LDO Voltage Regulator USP-4
U16 XC9220A09AER DC/DC Buck Controller USP-6C
U18 XC9129D45CDR Boost DC/DC Converter USP-10B

 

More information about NXP EdgeReady Solutions is available HERE