Thermal imaging kit

phyCAM-P / phyCAM-S + development kit with NXP i.MX 6 and thermal imaging camera

  • Development platform for cost-effective thermal imaging systems
  • 32 x 32 pixel thermal imaging camera module
  • NXP i.MX 6 quad core processor
  • 2 independent camera inputs - expansion by visual camera possible
  • CAN interface, Ethernet, SD card, 2x USB
  • Linux-based system - easy development of complex applications
  • OpenCV and GStreamer in BSP, Halcon-Ready-Image
  • Pre-installed software BSP with integrated camera driver
  • Fast into series production: work with series components as early as the development phase

Kit contents:

  • phyBOARD Nunki i.MX 6
    (ARM Cortex-A9, 4x 1 GHz, 1 GB DDR, 1 GB Flash)
  • VM-050-050-0 (thermal camera 32 x 32)
  • Lens, germanium, f = 5mm (permanently installed)
  • HDMI and LVDS connector, color, with touch
  • Embedded Linux BSP
  • Pre-installed software image with pre-installed camera driver
  • USB cable (serial communication), camera cable 30 cm, power supply unit
  • Software image with Halcon HPeek demo version as SD card image (download access)
  • LiveUSB stick with drivers, demos, examples
  • Extensive documentation, reference circuit diagrams
  • Commissioning guarantee


Thermal imaging cameras open up completely new information. With the extremely inexpensive thermography modules VM-050 / VM-051, these advantages can also be used in your own series products. The integrated preprocessing of the modules provides fully corrected, directly usable temperature data as image information. These can be easily evaluated like a normal camera image.
The phyBOARD Nunki has two camera interfaces so that an additional camera - e.g. in the visible wavelength range - can be connected. By overlaying the images, additional information can be obtained and the subjective resolution of a display can be increased.

Develop your application with the phyBOARD Nunki with the variously supported NXP i.MX 6 processor under Linux.
The kit is based on components suitable for series production that can be transferred directly to series production. This minimizes the development effort. The phyBOARD itself has also been developed for series production and can be used as a single board computer. Phytec offers a cost-effective development service for any adjustments.

The kit includes the thermal imaging camera module VM-050-050-0. This camera delivers a corrected thermal image of 32 x 32 pixels with 8,9 fps. The value of each pixel represents the temperature of the object point. The thermal imaging module is supplied with a fully assembled, high-quality germanium optic (opening angle 33 °). If required, our sales team will be happy to put the kit together with other models from the VM-050 / VM-051 series.

The board can be operated with 12-24 V and, in addition to other interfaces, has an Ethernet and two USB 2.0 interfaces as well as a CAN interface. The phyCORE i.MX 6 module is plugged in interchangeably. Commissioning can take place via a directly connected HDMI monitor.

The kit contains the Linux BSP, which has been adapted and continuously maintained by Phytec, in series quality. Drivers for cameras and interfaces as well as the OpenCV and GStreamer image processing libraries are integrated in the BSP. For a direct start, the BSP is already installed ready for use.

Modules phyCORE-i.MX 6
SOM mounting Connector insertion
Processor i.MX 6Quad
Architecture ARM Cortex-A9
Frequency 4x 1 GHz
NAND Flash 1 GB
SPI NOR Flash 16 MB
Ethernet 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit / s
USB 1x host, 1x OTG
Serial via microUSB
Digital I / O via expansion connector
PCle 1x miniPCIe
Mass memory microSD card slot, SATA
Display HDMI, LVDS, parallel
Audio via expansion
Camera interface 2x, both with phyCAM-P or phyCAM-S + or one with MIPI CSI-2
Bedroom Thermal camera 32x32 VM-050-050-0
Lens f = 5.0 33 ° (germanium)
Expansion Bus USB, UMI, Power Control Signals (Reset, Power-Good ...)
JTAG on connector
User control elements Reset Button
bootsource SD card, NAND, eMMC, SATA, USB host
RTC RTC with Gold Cap Backup
Power Supply 12 24-V
Connectors Samtec 0.5 mm pitch (280 pins)
Dimensions 150 75 mm x mm
temperature range -25 ° C to + 85 ° C
Operating system Linux 4.19.100
Distribution Yocto 2.7.4 (Warrior)

phyBOARD-Nunki Thermal Kit

Yocto Linux mainline kernel
Release name Release version Release Notes BSP Manual Yocto Manual Development Env. Guide Miscellaneous

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Thermal imaging kit

Item No.: KPB-02301-Video-L03

Available variants:


Sample price: Info

Our sample prices apply to the entire evaluation kit including accessories for commissioning. For example, the sample price of 64 euros for the phyBOARD-Wega AM3354 kit includes, in addition to the serial-ready SBC and a board support package adapted to the hardware, also an HDMI adapter, a power supply unit, cable and the PHYTEC QuickStart Guide.

PHYTEC sponsors these kits. This gives you the chance to get to know our SBCs and PHYTEC Support without extensive investments. You can find out to what extent our solution can be used in series for your project. And PHYTEC has the chance to convince you of our preliminary work for your project, of the manufacturing quality of the SBCs and of our software in the form of the BSP supplied.

The serial prices of the phyBOARDs are not dependent on the sample prices; the purchase quantities for the kits are limited.

420.00  plus VAT.

Usually deliverable within 1-2 days

Add-on item number Price Order
Display kit: AV adapter, 7 '' EDT display with capacitive touchKPEB-AV-02125.00 plus VAT.

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