We are working on an autonomous drone project that utilizes edge computing processors and 4G/5G board interfaces. Our requirements for the hardware include a Toradex Mini processor with 2GB/4GB of memory and 8GB/16GB of storage, along with a carrier board to support a camera, power management, and an MPCI GSM slot for 4G/5G connectivity.
Our shortlisted board for the project is Veridin IMX 8M, and we would appreciate your inputs on the following:
Is the Veridin IMX 8M a suitable board for our requirements?
Does the board support drivers for the GSM module Quectel EC25 Mini-PCI-Series?
Our software plans include using Python for AI and streaming through WebRTC, utilizing headless Chrome. Does the Linux provided by Toradex support the same?
We are looking forward to your response and appreciate your support in our project.
Its nice to see you posting your query to multiple channel. Please note concerned person will be coordinating with you suggesting module and development board to start your development.
Regarding your specific queries below please find answers as below
1. Is the Veridin IMX 8M a suitable board for our requirements?
If your requirement is of AI and Machine learning, then iMX8M Plus would be correct fit for the requirement.
2. Does the board support drivers for the GSM module Quectel EC25 Mini-PCI-Series?
Yes provided all drivers are include as per Quectel documentation.
3. Our software plans include using Python for AI and streaming through WebRTC, utilizing headless Chrome. Does the Linux provided by Toradex support the same?
It depends which OS you are using, with TorizonCore you have option of using Debian container, so build and install your application specific requirement inside container.
With BSP Linux everything needs to be built in custom Linux images using Yopcto project.
Please note will already received your requirement you will be contacted/emailed for next steps.