PathPartner offers a complete reference design for building smart AI-enabled cameras, based on Qualcomm® QCS605 SoC. It houses a very powerful yet small form-factor SoM PathPartner’s PT605 SoM, based on QCS605 along with 4G/LTE connectivity and multiple peripherals and can be used directly in end product designs for smart cameras. Packing powerful edge computing, sensor processing and integrated wireless connectivity, the PathPartner smart camera reference board is ideal for smart home cameras, action cameras, surveillance cameras, robotics, drones, AR/VR devices and industrial cameras.

Powerful features packed in a small form-factor board

Built upon Qualcomm’s QCS605, the smart camera reference board offers a powerful combination of performance and power efficiency for edge computing applications.

Based on Qualcomm QCS605

Custom designed specifically for camera applications

Dual ISP and 4K Ultra-HD Video

For premium video capture and playback

In-built AI for edge computing

Powerful AI engines for facial recognition, object detection etc.

Multiple wireless connectivity options

Enhanced integrated multiple connectivity solutions

Works on battery

Rechargeable battery support

On board and extended storage

Extended storage memory

Technical Specifications

  • 3x MIPI CSI connectors for external camera support
  • 1x HDMI display support with HDMI1.4 and HDCP1.4 Compliant and resolution up to 4K 30Hz
  • 1x LCD connector support using an SPI interface
Wireless Connectivity
  • 4G LTE modem with GNSS support (Bands may be vary based on requirement)
  • 1x Micro SIM connector
  • 3x U.FL Connector Receptacles for Main, Diversity and GNSS antenna
  • 1x Micro SD card connector for external data storage with SD 3.0 support
  • 1x USB3.1 Type C connector
  • 1x Micro USB 2.0 type AB connector for debugging
  • 1x CAN interface having communication speed up to 5 Mbps combined with 12V DC input power connector
Power Supply
  • 12V DC Input using DF52-10S-0.8H connector
  • External 3.8V battery support using battery connector in the absence of main input supply
User Interfaces
  • 4x Push buttons for SOM Power ON, OK button, volume up and volume down
  • 1x Boot mode selection DIP switch
  • 1x RGB LED for indications
  • 1x IMU sensor for Accelerometer, Gyroscope measurements using an SPI interface
  • 2x Digital Microphone with a flat frequency response of 20Hz ~ 20kHz and high SNR of 64.5dB
  • 1x connector for external speaker
Operating Environment
  • 150 x 100 mm approx.
  • Operating Temperature - 30°C to +60°C
SOM Connector
  • 3X 100 Position connector Receptacle compatible with QCS605 SOM connector plugs
  • Board size: TBD
Other External Headers
  • 1x Header for External FAN provision
  • 1x Header for SPI, UART and GPIO signals

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Along with reference board, PathPartner offers complete kit for quickly testing your proof-of-concept. The kit consists of one reference board with a bunch of accessories and base software that you can quickly put together.

Kit details:
  • PathPartner Smart Camera Reference Board with QCS605 SoM
  • 1 x Carrier Board
  • 1 x 12V power adapter
  • 1 x Camera module
  • 1 x Speakers
  • 1 x Display
  • 1 x Battery
  • 2 x Connectors
  • 1 x User Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card
  • Software

For Complete Carrier Board Details and Block Diagrams

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Target Applications

Smart Home Security
Smart Home Security
Drones & Robotics
Drones & Robotics
Action & VR Cameras
Action & VR Cameras
Industrial IoT
Industrial IoT

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