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New Neural Compute Stick 2 by INTEL

2019-01-29  Embedded Module   INTEL
The improved INTEL Neural Compute Stick 2 with 16 SHAVE cores

With 16 SHAVE Compute Cores

Prototype and deploy deep neural network (DNN) applications smarter and more efficiently with a tiny, fanless, deep learning development kit designed to enable a new generation of intelligent devices.


Innovative & high-performance

The new, improved INTEL® Neural Compute Stick 2 (INTEL® NCS 2) features INTEL’s latest high-performance vision processing unit: the INTEL® Movidius™ Myriad™ X VPU. With more compute cores and a dedicated hardware accelerator for deep neural network inference, the INTEL® NCS 2 delivers up to eight times the performance boost compared to the previous generation INTEL® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick (NCS).

Technical specifications:

  • Processor: INTEL® Movidius™ Myriad™ X Vision Processing Unit (VPU)
  • Supported frameworks: TensorFlow* and Caffe*
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0 Type-A
  • Dimensions: 2.85x1.06x0.55 in. (72.5x27x14mm)
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 40° C
  • Compatible operating systems: Ubuntu* 16.04.3 LTS (64 bit), CentOS* 7.4 (64 bit), and Windows® 10 (64 bit)

Our product manager Achim Stahl will be happy to provide you with further information and answer any questions you may have.