Imaging kit

Embedded vision development kit 
with NXP i.MX 8M Mini and phyCAM-M camera

  • phyCORE-i.MX 8M mini processor board
  • 4-lane MIPI CSI-2 input (phyCAM-M)
  • integrated H.264 encoder / decoder
  • including 1 megapixel Global Shutter HD color camera
  • incl. 10 “display incl. capacitive touch
  • Immediately ready to go: pre-installed Linux image with integrated V4L2 camera driver
  • i.MX 8M mini processor with 4 x Cortex A53 cores and 1 x Cortex M4
  • Wi-Fi / BLE4.2 on-board
  • Hardware video encoder / decoder Hantro (H.264 / H.265) 1080p60
  • Connectivity: Gigabit Ethernet, 2 x USB 2.0, miniPCIe

Kit contents:

  • phyBOARD-Polis base board
  • phyCORE i.MX 8M mini module
  • Camera module VM-016-COL-M-M12
  • M12 lens (S-Mount), f = 12mm
  • 10 “display including capacitive touch
  • Embedded LinuxBSP
  • Pre-installed software image including camera driver
  • OpenCV, GStreamer software libraries preinstalled
  • Reference circuit diagrams / commissioning guarantee
  • Power supply unit, cables, accessories


Embedded vision made easy
The phyCORE-i.MX 8M Mini Board is particularly suitable for simple and inexpensive embedded vision applications. Compared to the vision all-rounder i.MX 8M plus, emphasis was placed on the most important entry-level components of an image processing system:

  • A camera interface for MIPI CSI-2 camera modules of the latest generation. With the standardized phyCAM-M connector on the base board, different camera boards can easily be connected.
  • Direct image data transfer from the CSI interface to the system bus and provision for processing in the CPU and GPU.
  • H.264 video encoder and H.264 / H.265 decoder with 1080p60.
  • 1,6 GHz Quad Cortex-A53 NXP processor with an M4 real-time coprocessor enables the construction of simple but powerful image processing systems.

Better integrated - faster in series
The kit is based on the series-compatible components phyCORE i.MX 8M Mini and the phyCAM VM-016-M board-level camera. You develop with exactly the components that will later be used in your series device. This makes the transfer to series production particularly easy and safe.
Use our support, our enclosed reference circuit diagrams and our preliminary work for your designs or create your design together with us.
The Embedded Imaging Kit Polis can also be delivered with other hardware configurations (e.g. with other camera modules of the phyCAM-M series). Let us be yours customized kit put together. 

Module phyCORE-i.MX 8M Mini
SOM Mounting FTGA
Processor i.MX 8M Mini Quad
Architecture ARM Cortex-A53 / Cortex-M4
Frequency 4x 1.6 GHz (Note: The maximum clock frequency depends on the selected temperature class of the processor) + 400 MHz
SPI NOR Flash 64 MB
Ethernet 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
Wireless 802.11 b/g/n (ac) 2.4 / 5 GHz
Bluetooth BLE 4.2
USB 1x USB2.0 OTG, 1x USB2.0
Serial 1x RS232 or RS485
Digital I/O optional via Expansion Connector
PCle 1x miniPCIe
Mass Memory microSD Card Slot
Display MIPI DSI or FlatLink LVDS via A/V connector
Audio SAI via A/V Connector, Voice Array Connector
Camera 1x MIPI CSI-2 (phyCAM-M)
Expansion Bus I²C, SPI, UART, JTAG, USB
JTAG via Expansion Connector
User Control Elements 1x reset button, 1x config switch
Boot Source eMMC, SD Card, NOR
Camera model HD Color Camera module VM-016-COL-M-M12
Resolution 1280 x 800 (1 MPixel)
Color/Monochrome color
Interface phyCAM-M (MIPI CSI-2)
Connector Type FFC/FPC 30 pin, 0.5 mm pitch
Image Sensor AR0144
Shutter Type Global
Frame Rate (full-size) 60 fps (max.)
Lens Mount M12
Lens f = 12 mm, M12 (S-Mount)
RTC Real Time Clock (mounted on SoM) with Gold Cap Backup
Power Supply 12 V-24 V
Connectors 319 solder pads, 1.27 mm pitch Fused Tin Grid Array (FTGA)
Dimensions 100 mm x 100 mm
Temperature range -40°C to +85°C
Betriebssystem Linux 4.19.35
Distribution Yocto 2.7.1 (Warrior)

phyBOARD-Polis Imaging Kit

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phyBOARD--Polis Imaging kit

Item No. KPB-02820-Video-L01

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phyBOARD polis
Imaging kit

Item No.: KPB-02820-Video-L01

Available variants:

480.00  plus VAT.

Due to the current component situation, you will receive the delivery date in the order confirmation


Add-on Item number Price Order
10.1" LVDS Display and Audio Expansion KitKPEB-AV-10-Polis-Ax215.00 plus VAT.

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