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Multi-Core Digital Signal Processing

Multi-Core Digital Signal Processing portfolio(DSP) include DSP ATCA, AdvancedMC(AMC), and DSP PCI Express, which offer HD transcoding performance and quality for applications in DSP video and telecom infrastructure

Product Categories

  • ATCA DSP Blades

    For Multi-Core Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Advantech offers ATCA DSP blades for Media Gateways. ATCA DSP blades provide media processing capabilities for high-density transcoding in a compact ATCA form-factor with low power consumption.

    • DSP-8901

      The DSP-8901 is designed with 20 TI TMS320C6678 DSPs. With its twenty onboard TMS320C6678 DSPs at 1.0 GHz core frequency, the DSP-8901 provides 160 cores of processing power to reach the higher levels of performance density needed to build the highest capacity wireless media gateways. The DSP-8901 significantly reduces overall system power dissipation and system cost, and frees up valuable slots in gateway elements for additional subscriber capacity and throughput. The DSP-8901 includes a high-performance Freescale QorIQ P2020 processor. The powerful Broadcom BCM56321 switch terminates the 10 gigabit Ethernet fabric connections and distributes traffic to the twenty DSPs. The DSP-8901 offers unrivaled packet and media processing capabilities. For increasing demand in high end video conferencing, broadcasting and telepresence fields, the DSP-8901 ATCA blade also offers unrivaled image processing performance for compression and decompression, image analysis, filtering and format conversion.
  • PCI Express DSP Cards

    As video encoder cards, Advantech PCI Express DSP cards feature with four TI multi-core DSPs to achieve the highest DSP performance for video processing and acquisition applications, such as digital media, communication as well as measurement equipment.

    • DSP-8662

      DSP-8662 is an advanced PCIe video acquisition and encoder solution which supports 8 channels Serial Digital Interface (SDI) video and audio inputs. DSP-8662 is capable of performing multi-channel video compression with up to Full HD 1080p resolution at 60fps in each channel (total 480fps simultaneously). As a versatile video processing platform, DSP-8662 works as PCIe video acquisition and encoder card working on x86 PC platform (Drivers are available for Linux OS). With an easy-to-use software development kit (SDK), DSP-8662 is an ideal solution for system integrators to implement versatile video related applications, to fulfill various customer requirements.
    • DSP-8684

      The DSP-8684 integrates Texas Instruments one 66AK2H12 and three TMS320C6678 multicore processors based on KeyStone architecture, and a Xilinx Artix-7 XC7A200T FPGA device to provide the highest computing performance and flexibility in a full-length PCIe form factor for supporting a wide range of applications. The built-in 32 TI C66x DSP cores and 4 ARM Cortex-A15 cores offer unrivalled processing capabilities for data and control plane processing while the reprogrammable Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA device adds flexibility to the design by allowing the inclusion of customized hardware functions. Video acquisition is achieved through SDI-3G input/output and HDMI input ports facilitating connectivity to external devices for video processing. A unique standalone operation mode enables the DSP-8684 to be operated as an autonomous embedded system without the involvement of an additional host processor card or motherboard, allowing highly cost effective deployment. An innovative and unique, dedicated board-to-board interconnect offers the possibility of synchronizing multiple DSP-8684 cards over dedicated high-speed serial interfaces. All these unprecedented features make the DSP-8684 ideal for new video standards (such as HEVC/H.265) in broadcasting, machine vision, medical imaging, cloud computing, and mission critical applications among others.
    • DSP-8683

      The DSP-8683 integrates Texas Instruments 66AK2H12 and TMS320C6678 multicore processors based on the KeyStone architecture, and a Xilinx Kintex-7 XC7K70T FPGA device to provide the highest computing performance and flexibility in a half-length PCIe form factor for supporting a wide range of applications. The built-in 16 TI C66x DSP cores and 4 ARM Cortex-A15 cores offer unrivalled processing capabilities for data and control plane processing while the reprogrammable Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA device adds flexibility to the design by allowing the inclusion of customized hardware functions. Video acquisition is achieved through SDI-3G input/output and HDMI input connectors facilitating connectivity to external devices for video processing. The Gigabit Ethernet and USB3 interfaces can be used for data streaming between the DSP-8683 and remote systems. A unique standalone operation mode enables the DSP-8683 to be operated as an autonomous embedded system without the involvement of an additional host processor card or motherboard, allowing highly cost effective deployment. An innovative and unique, dedicated board-to-board interconnect offers the possibility of synchronizing multiple DSP-8683 cards over dedicated high-speed serial interfaces. All these unprecedented features make the DSP-8683 ideal for new video standards (such as HEVC/H.265) in broadcasting, machine vision, medical imaging, cloud computing, and mission critical applications among others.
    • DSP-8682

      The DSP-8682 integrates eight Texas Instruments TMS320C6678 multi-core digital signal processors (DSPs) each with 2GB of DDR3 1333/1600MHz 64-bit DDR3 memory, the PLX® ExpressLane™ PEX8748 PCIe Gen 3 switch, a Xilinx XC3S200AN Spartan-3 FPGA, and an IDT CPS1616 Serial RapidIO Gen 2 switch to achieve the highest possible performance levels in a full-length PCIe form factor. The PEX8748 and the IDT CPS1616 interconnect x2 lanes between each DSP device. A high speed connection to the host is assured through the PEX8748 switch’s PCIe x8 Gen 3 interface for the fastest possible data transfers. A HyperLink chip-to-chip interconnect interface has been implemented enabling the on-chip navigator to transparently dispatch tasks for execution between DSP pairs. In addition, an SGMII daisy chain between all devices is connected to a Broadcom BCM5482S providing two RJ-45 Giagabit Ethernet connections the I/O panel. The DSP’s provide fixed- and floating-point capabilities enabling the board to perform 2,048 GMACs (Giga Multiply-Accumulation operations per second) using the embedded C66x DSP cores inside the TMS320C6678 devices. The 64 DSP cores on the DSP-8682 make it ideal for power efficient solutions based on commercial and industrial servers needing the highest performing video processing technology on fast-to-deploy PCIe add-in cards. This raw computing power makes the DSP-8682 a perfect fit for advanced and complex video processing such as JPEG2000 for 2K/4K processing, AVC-Intra 50/100 and AVC-Ultra, deep-color pixel manipulation, HEVC/H.265 and motion-compensated temporal filtering. It is also suited for applications in many industries such as media gateways and high performance computing.
    • DSP-8681

      The DSP-8681 integrates four Texas Instruments TMS320C6678 multi-core digital signal processors (DSPs), the PLX® ExpressLane™ PEX8624 PCIe switch, and the Xilinx XC3S200AN Spartan-3 FPGA to achieve the highest possible performance levels in a half-length PCIe form factor. The DSPs provide fixed- and floating-point capabilities and include packet accelerator support for various transport plane protocols and a security accelerator engine which supports a wide range of security and encryption standards including DES. The DSP-8681 includes Serial RapidIO and SGMII daisy-chains for connecting all DSP devices. Each DSP device is also connected by two separate PCI Express lanes (PCIe x2) via the PEX8624 enabling up to 10Gbps non-blocking throughput. The card can support 120 channels in an H.264 mobile video application (CIF, 30fps) and 60 channels in a content delivery network using H.264 (SD, 30fps). For HD Broadcast applications, the DSP-8681 is capable of supporting 4 channels of AVCIntra-50, 10-bit, 4:2.0 at 60fps. The 32 DSP cores on the DSP-8681 make it ideal for power efficient solutions based on commercial and industrial servers needing the highest performing video processing technology on fast-to-deploy PCIe add-in cards. It is a perfect fit for applications in many industries such as digital media, communications, video-surveillance, medical imaging, bioinformatics, radar, sonar and instrumentation, high performance computing as well as test and measurement.
  • DSP Modules

    DSP Modules

    • DSP-8601

      DSP-8601 is a USB 2.0 high-speed video capture module with 1 analog video input and 1 stereo audio input. DSP-8601 supports H.264 compression formats up to full D1 resolution at real-time frame rate (30/25fps). With an easy-to-use software development kit (SDK), DSP-8601 is an ideal solution for system integrators to implement versatile video capturing and encoding applications that fulfill a wide variety of customer requirements.

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