Guelph, ON, May 25, 2022 ― Connect Tech is releasing its latest carrier board, Forge. Forge will be Connect Tech’s first carrier board for the all-new NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Orin™ system-on-module. Forge’s design includes Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet, NVMe expansion, USB 3.2, a single DisplayPort Video output and a 16-Lane MIPI CSI Expansion Connector.

NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin brings next-generation projects to life with the world’s most powerful AI computer for energy-efficient autonomous machines. With 8x the performance of the previous generation for multiple concurrent AI inference pipelines, plus high-speed interface support for multiple sensors, Jetson AGX Orin modules provide the ideal solution for a new age of robotics. Jetson AGX Orin features NVIDIA Ampere architecture with up to 2048 NVIDIA CUDA cores and up to 64 Tensor Cores.

Connect Tech’s new Forge Carrier for Jetson AGX Orin is designed with performance in mind. Forge  accepts a +10 to 36V DC wide input power range, 6-pin Mini-fit Jr. Connector, and measures in at 155mm  x 125mm (6.10″ x 4.92″).

NVIDIA® Jetson™ is the leading AI-at-the-edge computing platform with over one million developers. The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin delivers 275 trillion operations per second (TOPS), over 8x the compute performance of its predecessor, Jetson AGX Xavier. Developers can jump start their next-generation edge AI and robotics applications on the Jetson AGX Orin developer kit currently available for seamless deployment on the full range of Orin-based production modules when available starting July 2022.

“With the release of the Forge Carrier for Jetson AGX Orin, Connect Tech continues to prove its commitment to the NVIDIA Jetson community. The release of our Forge Carrier is just the first of a line of NVIDIA AGX Orin and Orin NX-based solutions that will be coming to market in the coming months,” says Michele Kasza, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Connect Tech.