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Diamond Introduces STEVIE™ Carrier Board for NVIDIA® Jetson™ AGX Xavier Modules

Sunnyvale, California — January 27, 2019 — Diamond Systems, a leading global provider for rugged, I/O-rich embedded computing solutions, has introduced STEVIE, a carrier board solution built to deliver AI-at-the-edge high performance computing based on NVIDIA® Jetson™ AGX Xavier™ modules. Packed with I/O and expandability, STEVIE targets a range of AI, machine learning, image processing and other compute-intensive tasks.  

STEVIE offers a combination of latching and commercial connectors for flexibility and convenience. The front edge features industry-standard connectors for dual Ethernet, dual USB, HDMI, and power input. This enables the creation of a low-cost quick-assembly box-level product. Additional I/O, including a second HDMI port, dual CAN ports, serial ports, and additional USB ports, is available on a series of latching connectors for applications requiring greater functionality. Expansion sockets include M.2 2280 flashdisk, PCIe minicard, and a camera module connector that enables interfacing to a range of embedded high-resolution cameras designed for the Jetson ecosystem. The carrier board measures 92 x 105mm (~ 3.6” x 4.1″), just slightly larger than the AGX Xavier module (87 x 100mm). This size enables Stevie to provide the maximum amount of I/O in the smallest size while supporting full-size 2280 M.2 flashdisk modules. 

STEVIE integrates a compact, cost-effective yet full-featured data acquisition circuit with analog input, analog output, and digital I/O to interface to the “real world” of analog and digital sensors and controls. A programming library provides support for rapid development of custom applications, while a ready-to-run application with graphical user interface provides convenient real-time control of the data acquisition I/O as well as data logging. 

Diamond’s Family of Solutions for NVIDIA Jetson Computer Modules
STEVIE is the newest member of Diamond Systems’ family of solutions for delivering AI-at-the-edge high performance computing solutions based on NVIDIA Jetson modules. The family currently includes four carrier boards, as well as a finished system housed in an ultra-compact enclosure and a low-cost enclosure for the NVIDIA Jetson Nano development kit. These solutions target a range of industrial and military applications, with a focus on harsh environments such as vehicles and other outdoor applications.

Product Family Roundup

Product Size NVIDIA Module Notable Features
ZIGGY 50 x 87mm/ 1.97” x 3.43” Jetson TX2 and TX2i Compact, low-cost, data acquisition
JETHRO 76 x 107mm/ 3.0” x 4.2” Jetson TX2 and TX2i Expandable, data acquisition
STEVIE 92 x 105mm/  3.6” x 4.1” Jetson AGX Xavier Low-cost, high performance
ELTON 102 x 152mm/ 4.0” x 6.0” Jetson AGX Xavier Highest performance, PCI/104-Express expansion, data acquisition
ZIGGYBOX 63 x 67 x 96mm
2.4” x 2.6” x 3.7″
Jetson TX2 and TX2i Complete system, compact I/O-rich AI-at-the-edge solution ideal for industrial control applications
JETBOX-nano 125 x 95 x 34mm
4.9” x 3.7” x 1.3”
Jetson Nano Compact, low-cost enclosure for the Jetson Nano Development Kit


Media Resources

NVIDIA Solutions web page: 

STEVIE webpage on Diamond Systems web site: 



STEVIE is available now. 

For more information, please visit the STEVIE webpage or contact the Diamond’s sales team:

About Diamond Systems

Diamond provides highly integrated solutions such as carrier boards and systems for NVIDIA Jetson TX2/TX2i and AGX Xavier modules; single-board computers (SBCs); ultra-compact and 10G Ethernet switches, an extensive line of expansion modules for analog and digital I/O, solid-state disk, and power supply functions. 

Diamond Systems is an innovator of rugged, I/O-rich board and system-level solutions for embedded computing in a broad range of markets worldwide. With over 30 years of embedded systems and board-level expertise, Diamond’s unique custom solutions are engineered for harsh environments where there is a need for compact, often long-life, and I/O-centric computing but where traditional commercial or industrial solutions cannot survive. Diamond’s products are designed to operate reliably over wide operating temperature ranges, such as –40°C to +85°C, and at high levels of shock and vibration. Additionally, the company offers comprehensive hardware, software, and system integration services. For further information, please visit

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