Avnet Electronics Marketing’s development kit for the Analog Devices dual-core Blackfin BF609 processor offers an updated pipelined vision processor (PVP) programmer and a new lens adapter. The new PVP Programmer add-in to the Blackfin development tool, CrossCore Embedded Studio, enables a new, streamlined configuration of the PVP found in ADSP-BF60x parts. The new FinBoard Lens Adapter eases machine vision surveillance application development by enabling a user to attach a standard C-mount lens commonly found in machine vision surveillance cameras. The Analog Devices Blackfin BF609 Embedded Vision Starter Kit includes a single board featuring all the blocks necessary to prototype an embedded vision application, including the Analog Devices BF609 dual core processor, a high-definition CMOS color sensor with replaceable lens for video input, HDMI / DVI port for output, 10/100 Ethernet and LED target illumination. The kit also includes a USB-based In-Circuit Emulator providing an easy, portable, non-intrusive, debugging solution for the Kit.
Two 6-month unrestricted versions of CrossCore Embedded Studio are included with tutorials to demonstrate ease of use of the tools and the speed at which designers can develop applications with Blackfin BF609 Embedded Vision Starter Kit. In addition, the kit includes drivers, example software, and a unique machine vision dice counting software reference design, developed by BDTI, providing commented source code utilizing the Blackfin core and the Pipelined Video Processor.
Target markets for the kit include industrial/machine vision, military vision applications, safety monitoring, security camera analytics, robot vision, traffic/vehicle monitoring/tracking, building automation, bar code scanning, digital signs, gesture recognition, medical vision applications and thermal imaging cameras.
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Avnet Electronics Marketing’s development kit for the Analog Devices dual-core Blackfin BF609 processor offers an updated pipelined vision processor (PVP) programmer and a new lens adapter. The new PVP Programmer add-in to the Blackfin development tool, CrossCore Embedded Studio, enables a