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EFM Series: Using MiNiFi Agents on Raspberry Pi 4 with Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick 2, Apache NiFi and AI

EFM Series:   Using MiNiFi Agents on Raspberry Pi 4 with Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick 2, Apache NiFi and AI





The good news is Raspberry Pi 4 can run MiNiFi Java Agents, Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick 2 and AI libraries.   You can now use this 4GB of RAM device to run IoT with AI on the edge.

Flow From MiNiFi Agent Running OpenVino, SysLog Tail and Grabbing WebCam Images



Configure The Execution of OpenVino Python Applications on RPI 4




Events Returning from Raspberry Pi 4




Models Used

Download model using downloader.

Github

https://github.com/tspannhw/minifi-rpi4-ncc2

DATE=$(date +"%Y-%m-%d_%H%M")
fswebcam -q -r 1280x720 --no-banner /opt/demo/images/$DATE.jpg

python3 /opt/intel/openvino/build/test.py /opt/demo/images/$DATE.jpg

Software

  • Apache NiFi
  • Apache NiFi - MiNiFi Agents
  • TensorFlow
  • OpenVino
  • Python 3
  • FSWEBCAM
  • OpenCV DNN
  • PSUTIL

Python Libraries

pip3 install getmac
pip3 install psutil
pip3 install --upgrade pip
pip3 install --upgrade setuptools

  • Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick 2
  • Raspberry Pi 4 with 4GB RAM

Hosting

We can run On-Premise on VMs, Containers, K8 or Bare metal.   Or on own of the clouds such as Google.



Resources


Directories

  •  /root/inference_engine_samples_build/armv7l/Release
  • /opt/intel/openvino