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, 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

  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

Compatibility Table

Versions KL520 SDK version KL720 SDK version
Kneron PLUS v2.0.x 2.0.x 2.0.x
Kneron PLUS v1.3.x 1.7.x 1.5.x
Kneron PLUS v1.2.x 1.6.x 1.4.x
host_lib v1.0.0 1.3.0
host_lib v0.9.x 1.4.0.x Not supported

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