Isaac Nova Orin
The new industrial-grade compute and sensor platform was designed to help robot OEMs and software companies accelerate development and deployment of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs).
Available early 2023
Minimize your development cycle and accelerate your path to market with an industrial-grade, all-in-one, fully integrated compute and sensing solution designed to solve complex AMR challenges in large and highly dynamic environments.
The solution features full 360-degree sensing coverage with a qualified sensor suite that encompasses six cameras (two stereo cameras and four mono), eight ultrasonics, and two IMUs sensors. Diversity and redundancy of sensors–which are fully synchronized and calibrated with simulation models, drivers, and adaptation tools–enable new functionalities and maximize uptime.
Flexible and powerful compute
Tap into some of the most advanced hardware-accelerated algorithms running at blazing speed with up to 550 Tera Operations Per Second (TOPS) of AI performance and high-bandwidth sensors inputs. Choose from three unique system architecture footprints with hardware and software extensions for mapping and safety.
Jetson AGX Orin
NVIDIA Isaac™ Nova Orin includes up to two Jetson AGX Orin™ high-throughput interfaces (GMSL) for high-resolution/high-speed cameras and a large number of IO ports. The sensor connectivity ensures simultaneous camera capture synchronization and global timestamping across sensors.
Jetson AGX Orin features an NVIDIA Ampere architecture GPU and Arm Cortex-A78AE CPUs, along with next-generation deep learning and vision accelerators. High-speed interfaces, faster memory bandwidth, and multimodal sensor support provide the ability to feed multiple concurrent AI application pipelines.
Nova Orin–more sensors for full autonomy.
Nova Orin adds more sensors to boost 3D perception around an AMR. This helps it operate in very large environments consisting of highly dynamic obstacles, other AMRs, and humans. 3D understanding also ensures higher uptime and availability.
Surrounding ultrasonic sensors for obstacle detection.
A mix of wide-angle fisheye cameras for teleoperation and stereo camera for perception tasks.
A combination of short-range 2D lidar to ensure safety and 3D lidar for navigation and mapping.
IMU, Wheel Encoder, and GPS for precise odometry.
1280x720 @ 30 FPS
Fast 4D data collection.
Save months of effort by using simultaneous real-time multi-sensor capture with compression and time synchronization.
- Web server for operator control of recording and extrinsic calibration
- Live updating of recording status, including sensor monitoring and visual inspection
- Drivers for all sensors
- Data compression to reduce storage footprint and cost
- Lossy H.264 video encoding for ISP-processed camera streams
- Lossy XRAW encoding for raw camera streams
- Local recording storage
- High-performance PCIE 4.0 NvME SSD
- >10-hour recording with a large storage device
- Continuous recording in chunks, making data movement modular and robust
- Upload to S3 compatible storage
- Wireless upload over Wi-Fi for convenience
- 100GbE for high-performance offload
Advanced compute system architecture.
Get production-ready with flexibility for safety requirements.
Our autonomous system architecture supports vision-based navigation, multi-sensor localization, and mapping. It’s ideal for navigating dynamic environments in large spaces and recording events. It also supports advanced tele-operation.
In addition to all the features that our standard AMR supports, our autonomous safety PLC system architecture has safety integration for planar lidar.
In addition to all the features that our standard AMR supports, our autonomous 3D vision safety architecture features two NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin modules as main and safety computers. It runs software-defined safety models, uses 3D vision-based safety enhancing operational design domain (ODD), and implements the precision-time protocol (PTP) between these computers for synchronized time.
Software for Isaac Nova Orin.
Isaac ROS GEMS
- Object Detection / Classification
- 3D Object Pose estimation
- 3D Environment reconstruction for obstacle perception
- Semantic image segmentation
- DeepMap map creation and update — Coming soon
- Teleoperation — Coming soon
- Sensor Models for cameras, lidars, and ultrasonics
- Robots simulation and testing
- Synthetic data generation
- Powered by NVIDIA Omniverse™
Development and Adaptation Tools
- Nova sensor drivers–Calibration
- Isaac robot tools
- Isaac data tools
- Robotics SDK
Isaac Nova Orin is a state-of-the-art compute and sensor platform to accelerate AMR development and deployment.; It features up to two Jetson AGX Orin computers and a sensor suite for next-gen AMRs.
Isaac Nova Orin Developer Kit will be available early 2023.
For years, developers have been designing AMRs by trial and error from scratch, selecting computing, software, and sensors. This time-consuming effort demands years of engineering time, reducing speed to market for AI deployment in specific domains. For robotics OEM and software companies, Nova Orin promises to improve reliability and reduce development cost.
It features up to two Jetson AGX Orin computers and a diverse/redundant sensor suite comprising two stereo RGB cameras, four wide-angle cameras, two lidars, eight ultrasonic sensors, and an optional 3D lidar, microphone, and speakers. Isaac Nova enables the following:
- Robust 360-degree perception
- Dynamic Navigation and 3D obstacle avoidance
- Rich 3D Map creation and updates
- Human robot interaction with tele-operation and NLU
Isaac Nova Developer Kit is also designed to receive over-the-air software updates.
For questions on Jetson, please refer to Jetson FAQ
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