Kneron AI Documentations

Kneron AI is a full development stack for AI inference with Kneron AI Chip. It is composed of tools, control libraries and example references.

Kneron AI consists the following components:

  1. Kneron AI Development Kit - Kneron PLUS
    It is Platform Libraries Unified Software to control Kneron Chip via USB interface
    KL520 SDK v1.6.0 / KL720 SDK v1.4.1 / KL630 SDK v2.5.2, or higher version is required

  2. Kneron AI Development Kit - Firmware SDK
    Open source for peripheral drivers, middleware and application code can be optimized to meet the needs for different applications
    - KL520 SDK
    - KL720 SDK
    - KL630 SDK

  3. Kneron AI Development Kit - Kneron Model Toolchain
    A series of utilities for Kneron AI model creation
    - ONNX converter
    - Compiler
    - Quantizer
    - Evaluator
    - Simulator

  4. Kneron AI Model Zoo
    A set of structure pre-optimized models used for demo and also open for re-training

  5. Kneron AI Chips
    - KL520: Dongle, 96board, M.2 board
    - KL720: Dongle, 96board
    - KL630: 96board


Compatibility Table

Versions KL520 SDK version KL720 SDK version KL630 SDK version (NNM version)
Kneron PLUS v2.2.x 2.2.x 2.2.x 2.5.5 (1.2.x)
Kneron PLUS v2.1.x 2.1.x 2.1.x 2.5.2 (1.0.x)
Kneron PLUS v2.0.x 2.0.x 2.0.x Not supported
Kneron PLUS v1.3.x 1.7.x 1.5.x Not supported
Kneron PLUS v1.2.x 1.6.x 1.4.x Not supported
host_lib v1.0.0 1.5.0.0 1.3.0 Not supported
host_lib v0.9.x 1.4.0.x Not supported Not supported

Notes:
Host API v1.0.0(host_lib) stays with KL520 SDK v1.5.0.0 / KL720 SDK v1.3.0 and deprecated from KL520 SDK v1.6.0/KL720 SDK v1.4.1


First Touch

Kneron PLUS provides low barrier AI inference experience to touch AI.

Please see Kneron PLUS-C - Getting Started (or Python - Getting Started) as a start


References