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  • Expertise: Our engineers will evaluate product requirements based on the information you provide.

  • Quality: We have extensive design and manufacturing experience, along with the use of high-quality materials, which ensures reliable product quality.

  • Efficiency: Our robust supply chain provides the best balance between price, time and quality for you.

  • Feasibility: We ensure your products can be manufactured to achieve full product lifecycle circulation.

Development Stages

1. Preliminary Communication

Time: 1-2 weeks


  • Understand project background
  • Clarify project requirements (ERD)
  • Output timeline and deliverables

Communication is the first step in customization: Before contacting us, please consider your project’s overall situation (marketing, engineering, software, UX, design, sales, finance, logistics, customer service, etc.) to define clear product requirements and prepare a Product Requirements Document (PRD).

Once you have the PRD ready, please help fill out our Engineering Requirements Document (ERD) to specify requirement details. The ERD covers the product’s technical aspects such as interfaces, operating environments, performance and lifespan, materials and project feasibility assessments.

Once the ERD is agreed upon by both sides, we will create a project timeline and corresponding deliverables. You need to pay 50% of the NRE development fee first before moving to the next stage.

2. Prototype Stage

Time: 6-8 weeks


  • Hardware engineer 70%
  • Software engineer 20%
  • Update ERD 10%

The project enters the R&D stage with hardware and software engineers engaged in development.

In the prototype stage, our engineers will design the product based on the ERD requirements and provide 2-5 free prototypes.

If your product involves industrial design (ID) of external components (e.g. housing, covers), it can be done in parallel with the PCBA design based on your needs. Once the PCBA and ID are ready, our software team will write basic software for your team’s debugging.

In this stage, all project stakeholders must provide feedback on the prototypes to allow us to update the ERD. According to the PRD & ERD, prototype debugging focuses mainly on the product's functional aspects.

3. Modification Stage

Time: 6-8 weeks


  • Hardware 20%
  • Software 50%
  • Testing 30%

The project enters the second R&D stage for modification confirmation, performance testing, and aging based on prototype feedback.

Based on feedback from Stage 2, modify the prototype PCB and industrial design (ID), and carry out software development. Before entering Stage 3, we need to complete most hardware architectural designs in Stage 2.

Conduct prototype debugging tests for accelerated aging, performance, vibration, temperature, drop, humidity, etc.

Once 80% of the hardware architecture is completed, our software team can start writing firmware and software for your product. If your team is conducting software development, we will provide modified prototypes.

According to the debugging test results and software development status, we can enter Stage 4, or modify prototypes again to meet the PRD and ERD requirements more strictly.

4. Final Prototype

Time: 6 weeks


  • Hardware 20%
  • Software 50%
  • Certification testing 30%

The final prototype can go into production. Hardware changes should be avoided at this stage, but software can still be continuously revised.

According to your ERD specifications, the final prototype will be sent to external test labs for certification testing such as CE, ROHS and FCC.

Once your team is satisfied with the results, you will receive previously agreed ERD deliverables indicating production readiness.

5. Mass Production Stage

Time: 6 weeks


  • MOQ: 500 units
  • Support hardware/software DFM
  • Mass production SOP + QC

Once the hardware and software are synchronized and release-ready, we can proceed with mass production. Conduct a pilot run of 100 units first to confirm no issues with SOP & QC.

Upon successful piloting, there will be mass production stage , with a minimum order quantity of 500 units. At this stage, customers can assign their own or third-party QC personnel for quality control.

Pilot run testing:

  • Assembly standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Quality control stations & hardware testing
  • Product assembly precision, cycle times, ease of operation, safety
  • Software/firmware programming (e.g. MAC addresses, serial numbers)
  • Packaging and serialization

· 4 min read

ArmSoM is thrilled to announce that latest product Sige7 has successfully integrated the RK3588 processor, connecting the high-compute Hailo-8 development board via PCIe, and has achieved an astonishing 32TOPS compute power (RK3588 6TOPS + Hailo-8 26TOPS). This technological innovation milestone will bring unprecedented compute performance and application possibilities across industries.



Due to the increasing demand for edge computing in the age of digital transformation, ArmSom has introduced RK3588 processor in Sige7 and connected the high-compute Hailo-8 development board via PCIe to provide users with a powerful and efficient edge computing solution.

What is the ArmSoM Sige7 capable of?

1. Forceful RK3588 Processor

The RK3588 processor in Sige7 is ArmSoM’s latest generation high-performance processor with a multi-core architecture and excellent computing capabilities. Its advanced process technology and versatile hardware interfaces provide superior processing performance and flexibility to our product.

2. Hailo-8 High-Compute Development Board via PCIe

By connecting the Hailo-8 high-compute development board via PCIe, Sige7 boosts the compute power to 32TOPS, bringing more powerful performance to users. Hailo-8 is an AI accelerator designed specifically for edge computing. Its unique architecture and efficient algorithms provide excellent AI processing capabilities to our product.

3. Multi-Scenario Application

With the external Hailo-8 up to 32Tops, Sige7 can be widely used in multiple fields, easily handling tasks from image processing to object detection and speech recognition, creating more possibilities across industries.

Hailo-8 focuses on delivering high-performance deep learning inference solutions. Designed to meet the needs of various edge computing applications, Hailo-8 features low power consumption, high performance and small form factor.

Here are some key application scenarios of Hailo-8:

  1. Smart Cameras and Surveillance Systems: Hailo-8 can be used in smart security cameras for real-time object detection, face recognition and behavior analysis. Its efficient inference enables more accurate scene analytics to improve security and efficiency.

  2. Automated and Assisted Driving Systems: In automotive, Hailo-8 helps process complex perception tasks like road segmentation, pedestrian detection, traffic sign recognition, etc. Its edge compute capabilities significantly improve the real-time performance and efficiency of automated driving systems.

  3. Smart IoT Devices: Hailo-8 can be embedded into various IoT devices including intelligent appliances, sensors, robots, etc to provide advanced deep learning inference capabilities for smart home, smart city, industrial IoT.

  4. Edge Servers and Edge Platforms: Hailo-8 can also be integrated into edge servers and platforms to process large amounts of data generated at the edge. This helps improve the speed of data analytics and decision making while reducing reliance on the cloud.

  5. Medical Imaging Analytics: In healthcare, Hailo-8 enables image analysis, medical image processing and diagnostic assistance. Its high performance and low power consumption make it suitable for portable medical devices and imaging systems.

  6. AI Edge Gateways: Hailo-8 helps build AI edge gateways that connect sensors and devices, providing real-time analytics and processing of local data to ease the burden on cloud services.

In summary, Hailo-8 covers application scenarios across many fields that require deep learning inference on edge devices. Its high efficiency and low power characteristics enable outstanding performance for edge computing use cases.

Product Benchmarks and Success Stories

The performance of Sige7 has been validated across industries, with highly positive customer feedback. The 32Tops computing power allows our product to excel at handling complex workloads, improving production efficiency and data processing speed.

1. Unprecedented AI Performance and Energy Efficiency

Hailo-8 vs. Xavier NX & Orin Nano 4GB/8GB


2. Smaller Size, Lower Cost, Similar Performance

Sige7 is 92mm × 62mm, more compact than the 100mm x 79mm Jetson Nano dev kit.

Sige7 costs almost half as much as the Jetson Nano.


3. Demo Case Study

There is viedo show of Sige 7 with hailo-8,30-channel 1080p object detection,please follow our Bilibili channel for more details : ArmSoM

Technological Innovation and Future Outlook

The success of Sige7 highlights ArmSoM’s technological innovation capabilities in edge computing.

We will continue to advance hardware technologies to provide users with more advanced solutions. We look forward to exploring more applications with customers and creating new possibilities in the digital era.


With the launch of Sige7, ArmSoM has once again proved our leading position in hardware design and innovation. Featuring the RK3588 processor and external Hailo-8 high-compute development board, our product is not only eye-catching, but also brings endless possibilities to users.We hope Sige7 drives digital transformation through success across industries.

· 6 min read

Recently, we are excited to launch an all-new single board computer (SBC)powered by the formidable RK3588 , delivering unparalleled computing performance and versatile application scenarios to users.

The release of this new product marks an important breakthrough in our technological innovation and product development, providing users with a superior computing experience.

Sige7 - Connecting Innovation, Infinite Possibilities


1. Powerful Performance of RK3588

As the core of this SBC, the RK3588 not only utilizes advanced 8nm fabrication technology but also packs a powerful multi-core processor, offering users exceptional computing capabilities. It can handle multi-tasks from high-performance computing tasks or multi-threaded applications with ease, providing users with smooth and efficient experience.

As shown in the following RK3588 CPU Benchmark test data:

Super powerful computing performance, multi-core computing power surpasses Core I3

1.1. key parameter

  • SOC: Rockchip RK3588
  • CPU: RK3588 Quad-core Cortex-A76@ 2.4GHz + Quad-core Cortex-A55@ 1.8GHz, 8nm process
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G610 MP4
  • NPU: computing power up to 6TOPs (INT8), supports INT4/INT8/INT16 mixed operations
  • VPU/codec:
    • Hard decoding: 8K@60fps H.265/VP9/AVS2, 8K@30fps H.264 AVC/MVC, 4K@60fps AV1, 1080P@60fps MPEG-2/-1/VC-1/VP8
    • Hardcoded: 8K@30fps H.265/H.264
  • RAM: 8GB/16GB/32GB (up to 32GB available) 64bit LPDDR4/LPDDR4x, default LPDDR4x 8GB
  • Flash: 64GB/128GB eMMC, default eMMC 64GB
  • Operating voltage: With wide range of input voltage, from 5V to 20V (voltage error ±5%)
  • Working temperature: 0℃ ~ 70℃
  • operating system:
    • Rockchip official support: Android 12.0, Debian11, Buildroot
    • Third-party support: Armbian, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu22.04, Kylin OS
  • PCB: 12-layer PCB board design
  • weight:
  • Size: 92mm × 62mm

1.2. Hardware Specification

  • RockChip RK3588
  • CPU
  • RK3588 Quad core Cortex-A76@ 2.4GHz+Quad core Cortex-A55@ 1.8GHz,8nm process
  • GPU
  • GPU Mali-G610 MP4 (4x256KB L2 Cache)
  • Support OpenGL ES3.2/OpenCL2.2/Vulkan1.1
  • NPU
  • 6 TOPS@INT8(3 NPU core)
  • Support INT4/INT8/INT16 hybrid operation
  • Support deep learning frameworks:TensorFlow/MXNet/PyTorch/Caffe/Tflite/Onnx NN/Android NN etc
  • VPU/codec
  • Hardware decoding:8K@60fps H.265/VP9/AVS2、 8K@30fps H.264 AVC/MVC、 4K@60fps AV1、1080P@60fps MPEG-2/-1/VC-1/VP8
  • Hardware decoding:8K@30fps H.265 / H.264
  • ISP
  • Integrated 48MP ISP with HDR&3DNR
  • RAM
  • 8GB/16GB/32GB(max 32GB )64bit LPDDR4/LPDDR4x,defaultLPDDR4x 8GB
  • Flash
  • 16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB eMMC,default eMMC 32GB
  • Support MicroSD card expansion
  • PCIe
  • 1x M.2 Key M interface (PCIe 3.0 4-lanes), can expand SSD:Type 2280/2260/2242/2230,currently defaults to 2280
  • Network
  • 2x 2.5G Ethernet port
  • onboard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax WIFI6 和 BT5 (AP6275s)
  • Video output
  • 1x HDMI OUT2.1,support 8K@60fps or 4K@120fps
  • 1x MIPI DSI resolution up to 4K@60Hz
  • 1x DP1.4 resolution up to 8192x4320@30Hz
  • Video input
  • 2x 2Lanes MIPI CSI,Maximum 2.5Gbps per lane
  • Audio
  • 1x HDMI audio output
  • 1x HP-OUT audio output
  • 1x Type-C 3.0 (DP1.4)audio output
  • USB接口
  • 2x USB3.0(USB3.1 Gen1), up to 5Gbps data rate
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0(DP1.4/OTG/PD Fast charger)
  • 40-pin
  • Fully compatible with Raspberry Pi 40pin, connect to a variety of accessory peripherals
  • Support UART/SPI/I2C/I2S/PWM/ADC/5V Power/3.3V Power
  • Others
  • 1x 5V fan interface
  • 1x battery input connector for powering the low power RTC chip HYM8563TS
  • 2x LED,When the system is normal, the blue light starts to flash, and the red light is controlled by the user.
  • Power supply
  • Support USB Type-C PD 2.0, 9V/2A, 12V/2A, 15V/2A
  • Keys
  • 1x PWRON key, support sleep wake
  • 1x Reset key, support reboot
  • 1x Maskrom key, support entering maskrom burn mode
  • Operation system
  • Officially supported by Rockchip:Android 12.0,Debian11,Buildroot
  • Supported by the third party:Armbian,Ubuntu 20.04,Ubuntu22.04,Kylin OS
  • Size
  • 92 mm x 62mm
  • Operating temperature
  • 0℃ ~ 80℃
  • 2. Diverse Application Scenarios

    This SBC is not only a device with excellent performance, but also an extremely imaginative product suitable for DIY by geeky hobbyists.

    ArmSoM-Sige7: AI+8K+Perception+Connectivity+Display, Building the Next Generation Flagship AIOT Platform

    2.1. Sige7 (RK3588) 6TOPS Computing Power

    With 6 TOPS computing power, Sige7 can support mixed-precision operations including INT4/INT8/INT16/FP16. Its powerful compatibility can easily convert network models based on TensorFlow/MXNet/PyTorch/Caffe and other frameworks.

    The computing power is sufficient to support embedded systems such as smart cameras, smart home devices and autonomous vehicles for real-time image processing and analysis. It can handle some lightweight AI tasks like speech recognition, image recognition and object detection.

    2.2. Sige7 (RK3588) 8K Visual Feast

    Sige7 supports:

    • Hardware Decode: 8K@60fps H.265/VP9/AVS2, 8K@30fps H.264 AVC/MVC, 4K@60fps AV1, 1080P@60fps MPEG-2/-1/VC-1/VP8
    • Hardware Encode: 8K@30fps H.265 / H.264

    Thanks to 8K video encode and decode technology,it brings the ultimate visual enjoyment with more content and finer details.

    2.3. Abundant Interfaces of Sige7

    Sige7 can also serve as a RK3588 development board:

    • Versatile and Universal: Considering the connection needs of different types of peripherals and sensors, rich interface types are provided, including digital input/output, analog input/output, communication interfaces (UART, SPI, I2C), USB, etc., meeting the needs of various application scenarios.

    • Easy to Use: Clear labeling, color coding, physical shape design can reduce misoperations, improving development efficiency.

    • Expandability: Fully compatible with Raspberry Pi 40pin, can serve as a substitute for Raspberry Pi 5.

    • Debugging and Diagnostics Support: Debugging and diagnostics needs are considered in the design, including providing debug adb interface, LED indicators, serial debugging, etc., helping developers more easily locate and resolve issues.

    As an embedded development kit, the reasonably designed interfaces of Sige7 balance multiple aspects of needs, providing convenient, flexible and reliable interfaces for developers to carry out hardware development and debugging more efficiently.

    2.4. Sige7 Adapted to Various OS

    Sige7 is adapted to various systems, allowing developers to work in different development environments. Such flexibility helps meet the needs of different projects and applications.

    3. Sophisticated Hardware and Appearance Design

    In addition to the powerful chip performance and diverse application scenarios, our design team also focuses on the overall appearance and hardware design of the SBC. The exquisite casing and compact structure allow it to stand out in various environments, while ensuring excellent heat dissipation to stabilize operation.

    4. Open Source Support

    To better meet the needs of developers and technology enthusiasts, we are committed to providing open source support. Users can easily access and modify the system to customize an application environment tailored to their needs. This open design philosophy aims to inspire innovation and advance technology.

    5. Conclusion

    The launch of this brand new SBC powered by RK3588 is not only a demonstration of our technological strength, but also a response to user needs.

    We believe that through continuous technological innovation and product optimization, we will be able to provide users with more and better products to help them achieve greater success in different fields.

    Thank you all for your support and attention. Let's usher in a new chapter of technology together!

    Sige7 Documents Link