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Introduction

The Xilinx Kria™ KV260 Vision AI Starter Kit is the premier platform to evaluate your Vision AI based applications. Try all our accelerated applications and get started within minutes by following all the steps. Have fun!

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What’s Inside the Box

What You’ll Need to Provide

Our Basic Accessory Pack has all the items listed below, or you can choose to use your own:

  • KV260 Power supply and Adapter (12V, 3A)
  • MicroSD Card 16GB
  • USB-A to micro-B Cable
  • 13MP Auto Focus RGB Camera (AR1335) Module
  • Ethernet Cable
  • HDMI Cable (for connecting to a monitor)

Use of a USB keyboard is optional. Instead of an IAS AR1335 camera module, you can use a USB camera/webcam. The Starter Kit also has a DisplayPort interface if you want to use it instead of HDMI.

To begin, a computer with internet connection and with the ability to write to a microSD card is needed.

Linux OS Options

There are two Linux OS options available for Getting Started with the KV260.

Ubuntu 20.04 + Ubuntu AI Demos - New
 
  • Enable a desktop-like experience without the need of connecting to a laptop/PC. 
  • Access to rich set of third-party software libraries in the Ubuntu community.
  • Run the NLP-SmartVision (more accelerated apps from the Kria App Store will be made compatible over time) demo to evaluate KV260 running an Ubuntu application.
PetaLinux 2021.1 + Accelerated Applications
 
  • Obtain everything necessary to customize, build, and deploy Embedded Linux solutions on Xilinx processing systems.
  • Offers baseline for full customization via Yocto layers and corresponding PetaLinux Starter Kit BSP.
  • Aligned with the PetaLinux production SOM enablement in the K26 SOM BSP.
  • Run all the accelerated applications available in the Kria App Store (current instructions are specific to PetaLinux based apps) to evaluate KV260 running a PetaLinux application.