VVDN, together with AMD and Kinara, offers VVDN-EAIA an edge AI appliance optimized for high-quality, real time video analytics for smart retail, smart cities and industrial use cases.

VVDN-EAIA includes a power-efficient, compact AMD Xilinx Kria K26 SOM integrated with 4 Kinara Ara-1 AI processors to support advanced AI analytics on up to 8 parallel video streams with a resolution of 1080P@30fps.

The edge appliance comes with a PetaLinux embedded SDK and Kinara SDK, which can seamlessly port user’s AI models and customize video pipelines. It is tailored to provide a solution that is out of the box ready for deployment with minimal FPGA programming required.


  • Ability to handle 8 concurrent 1080p@30fps video streams
  • End-to-End hardware acceleration of AI inference models enabling real-time analytics for the 8 parallel streams
  • Standard vision pre- and post- processing functions automatically mapped to Kria’s programmable logic
  • Software and higher-level user applications run on AMD KRIATM k26 SOM
  • Kinara Ara-1 AI inference processor, with its latency optimized design, runs AI inference at a high performance, low latency and low power
  • Support for state-of-the-art AI models including vision transformers
  • Performance: Resnet-50: 400 IPS

Technical Specifications

  • Arm Mali™-400 MP2 based graphics processing unit with an FMAX = 600 MHz
  • Arm® Cortex®-A53 based application processing unit (APU) consisting of quad-core Cortex-A53 processors
Vision Accelerator
  • Kinara Ara-1
  • 1GB LPDDR 4 (additional accelerator memory)
  • Upto x8 RTSP cameras through external router
  • 4GB DDR4 & 512Mb QSPI
  • 3x USB 3.0
Network Connectivity
  • 2x GBE LAN, supported by ethernet controllers
  • 16GB eMMC on SOM memory
  • SSD up to 2TB (optional)
Video Encode
  • 4K @ 60FPS | 8x 1080p @ 30 (H.265/H.264)
Video Decode
  • 4K @ 60FPS | 8x1080p @ 30fps
  • 1xDP 1.2a and 1xHDMI 1.4
Power Supply
  • DC supply, Adapter 12V@8.5A
  • 255.2mm x 205mm x 42mm
Other Interfaces
  • Alarm out, Status LED

Target Applications

Smart Retail

Security & Surveillence

Smart City

Machine Vision


Smart Factory

Box Contents

  • VVDN Edge AI Appliance Unit
  • Power Adaptor


Title Version Release Date
Edge AI Appliance User Guide - Phase 3 1.0 15/05/23
Title Version Release Date
SDK Setup and Compilation 1.0 30/03/2023
Title Version Release Date
Edge AI Appliance Starter Guide 1.0 10/05/2023
Title Version Release Date
Edge AI Appliance Compilation Guide 1.0 27/03/2023
Title Version Release Date
Software Release Note 15-05-2023
Title Version Release Date
VVDN_EAIA_Rel_K7_1_V1_3_0_0 v1.3.0.0 15-05-2023
Title Version Release Date
VVDN_EAIA_PC_APP v1.0.0.2 15-05-2023

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