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NXP Semiconductors i.MX RT106F vision solution MCU

NXP's face recognition solution enables to quickly and easily add face recognition capabilities to IoT products

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NXP's face recognition solution enables to quickly and easily add face recognition capabilities to IoT products. The SLN-VIZN-IOT kit creates its own face models offline, without the need for cloud connectivity, reducing total cost of ownership and design complexity. Leveraging the i.MX RT106F crossover MCU, an EdgeReady part of the i.MX RT1060 family, suitable to be the main processor for many applications. This ultra-small form-factor, production-ready HW design comes with fully integrated SW running on FreeRTOS, licensed to run NXP's OASIS run-time library for face recognition. 


Key features

  • Top-tier Silicon, SW & IP: Single Point of Contact for Support, Licensing & Procurement
  • Near-production Ready Hardware, Cost and Form-factor Optimized
  • Pre-integrated Production Ready Software, Fully Tested & FCC/CE Certified
  • Plug & Play Out-of-the-box Experience


Additional features

i.MX RT106F (Arm® Cortex®-M7 with 1 MB SRAM)

  • Face recognition engine
  • Local operation eliminates cost, latency & privacy issues

MCU lowers BOM cost ~50% compared to MPU implementations

  • Eliminates SDRAM, eMMC Flash, PMIC, 6+ layer PCB

Familiar MCU platform for IoT developers

  • No Linux & MPU learning curve for RTOS developers

NXP’s turnkey solution reduces time-to-market

  • The full reference design, software source, schematics, BOM & layout available
  • From concept to product launch in 6 months

The i.MX RT106F processor is licensed to run NXP’s OASIS run-time library for face recognition, including:

  • Camera drivers
  • Image capture and pre-processing
  • Face detection
  • Face tracking
  • Face alignment
  • Face recognition
  • Anti-spoofing
  • Face provisioning
  • Confidence measure
  • Face recognition quantified results
  • Emotion recognition
  • Built-in security, bootloader and application validation
  • Connectivity
    • MQTT, lwIP, TLS
    • Discovery and onboarding
    • All drivers, inc.  Wi-Fi & Bluetooth™ (optional, not required for face recognition)
  • RTOS OTW Client
    • OTW Signing Scripts
    • OTW Rollback
    • Image Redundancy
  • USB MSD Update
  • Factory Automation Scripts
  • Supported by MCUXpresso SDK, IDE and Config Tools



  • Smart Home Devices: Thermostats, HVAC, Lighting Controls
  • Smart Safety/Security: Alarm Panels, Access Control
  • Smart Appliances: Washing Machines, Stoves And Cooktops
  • Smart Toys: Educational, Games & Puzzles, Plush, App-Enabled
  • Smart Industrial Devices: Power Tools, Ergonomic Stations


Additional Info

The SLN-VIZN-IOT is a turnkey solution that minimizes time to market, risk, and development effort, enabling to easily add face recognition for advanced user interfaces and access control capabilities to the smart home, smart appliance, smart toy, and smart industrial products, without the need for Wi-Fi and cloud connectivity, addressing privacy concerns.

NXP i.MX RT106F MCU-based Offline Face Recognition | EBV Elektronik

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