Kneron is an American artificial intelligence company. It was founded by Albert Liu, former Qualcomm engineer, and Frank Chang, a professor at UCLA. It is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Kneron specializes in integrating hardware and software to enable edge AI inferencing, which refers to algorithms that can be processed locally on a device, even without an Internet connection.
The company has released neural processing units, specialized hardware accelerator designed to accelerate artificial intelligence applications.
In 2019, the company released its first AI SoC, the KL520. It was designed to optimize visual processing and to integrate with existing AI models. Kneron launched one of the world's first edge AI platforms, KNEO, in July 2020.
Kneron released the KL720 AI chip in August 2020. The KL720 improved on its predecessor's image and audio processing capabilities while also improving energy efficiency.
In September 2020, Kneron partnered with the Li Ka Shing Foundation to provide the Education University of Hong Kong with Hong Kong's first AI educational system.
Highest paying job titles at Kneron include Training Manager, Signal Processing Engineer, and Software Engineer