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Product FAQ

Q: Where can I buy the Neural Compute Stick?
A: Please visit https://developer.movidius.com/buy

Q: The Neural Compute Stick is not available in my country, so how can I buy it?
A: We are constantly expanding our global distribution. As more countries are added, we will update the list of global distributors at: https://developer.movidius.com/buy

Q: What are some of the key features of Neural Compute Stick?
A: The Movidius™ Neural Compute stick is a development and prototyping platform for machine intelligence at the edge:
+ Profile, tune and compile your own neural networks for embedded applications
+ Add machine intelligence capability to Linux systems with a USB Type-A port
+ Develop and prototype with existing CNN models or use your custom trained networks
+ Become a developer for the low-power high-performance Movidius™ VPU - a discrete VPU which is used in millions of smart security cameras, gesture controlled drones, industrial machine vision equipment, etc.

Q: What kind of support can I get for the NCS?
A: https://developer.movidius.com is an active and vibrant developer community hosted by the makers of Movidius™ Neural Compute stick. You can collaborate with fellow deep-learning developers, ask troubleshooting questions, share your thoughts & projects on deep-learning inference, etc. Register at https://developer.movidius.com/forums to be part of this community.

Q: What documentation is available for Neural Compute Stick?
A: Please visit https://developer.movidius.com/start for a quick getting started guide. For detailed documentation on the SDK and the API as well as release notes, visit https://movidius.github.io/ncsdk/ and https://github.com/movidius/ncsdk/blob/master/docs/release_notes.md.

Q: What developer tools are available for NCS?
A: The Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick comes with a freely downloadable software developer kit called Movidius™ Neural Compute SDK. Please visit https://developer.movidius.com/start to download and install the SDK.

Q: What is the Neural Compute SDK?
A: The Movidius™ Neural Compute SDK is a collection of developer tools which can be used to develop machine intelligence inference applications for NCS.

Q: What platforms and Operating Systems does the Neural Compute Stick work on?
A: Ubuntu 16.04 installed on a physical x86_64 system, Stretch running on Raspberry PI 3 Model B and Ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox instance running on Windows 10 or OSX.

Q: Does the Neural Compute Stick work on my Windows machine?
A: The Movidius™ Neural Compute SDK can be installed on Ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox instance running on a Windows 10 machine.

Q: Which networks does the Neural Compute Stick support?
A: Please visit the SDK release notes for a full list of supported networks.

Q: Will the MvNC SDK work with Fathom Neural Compute Stick?
A: MvNC SDK is designed to work only with the Movidius Neural Compute Stick, we haven't done any compatibility testing with the Fathom Neural Compute Stick. Please visit https://developer.movidius.com/buy to buy your Movidius NCS.

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