Release Date: 05/19/2023
IMPORTANT: This is the first release which supports DeGirum Orca 1.1 AI Accelerator
New Features and Modifications
DeGirum Orca 1.1 AI Accelerator is initially supported.
Orca 1.1 is DeGirum first production AI accelerator IC. It has the same functionality as pre-production Orca 1.0 AI accelerator IC, but delivers up to 40% performance improvements.
The kernel driver installation for Orca 1.1 is the same as for Orca 1.0.
The PySDK and DeGirum Cloud Platform support for Orca 1.1 is the same as for Orca 1.0.
However, the AI models compiled for Orca 1.0 are not compatible with Orca 1.1.
DeGirum public cloud model zoo now contains separate set of models compiled for Orca 1.1.
The names of Orca 1.1-compatible models have
orca1 suffix in their name, like
mobilenet_v1_imagenet--224x224_quant_n2x_orca1_1 (as opposed to
orca for Orca 1.0: compare with
For Orca 1.1, the
DeviceType property of
ModelParams class (as returned by
ORCA1 value (as opposed to
ORCA for Orca 1.0).
The Cloud Zoo browsing page on DeGirum Cloud Platform web-site has
ORCA1 device type filter, which you can use to
filter-out Orca 1.1-compatible models.