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  • 10/19/2022
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Edge Insights for Vision

During the installation, you will be prompted to enter your product key. This key is in the email you received from the Intel® Registration Center. Contact if you do not have this email message.
The steps below explain how to:
  • Download the
    Edge Insights for Vision
  • Prepare your target system.
  • Copy the package.
  • Complete the installation steps.

Step 1: Download the Package

Download the by selecting the Linux* operating system in the Target System OS selector. The download file name is
Save the email message you get when you download the package.
Keep this message safe!
This message includes a product key that is required to complete the installation. If you do not get the email message, use the .

Step 2: Prepare the
Target System

Make sure your target system has a fresh Operating System installation that corresponds to the version of
Edge Insights for Vision
that you downloaded. If you need help installing Ubuntu*, follow these steps:
  1. Download the following file to your
    developer workstation
  2. Create a bootable flash drive using an imaging application, such as Startup Disk Creator, available on
    target system
  3. After flashing the USB drive, power off your target system, insert the USB drive, and power on the target system.
    If the
    target system
    doesn't boot from the USB drive, change the boot priority in the system BIOS.
  4. Follow the prompts to install the OS with the default configurations. For detailed instructions, see the .
  5. Power down your
    target system
    and remove the USB drive.
  6. Power up the
    target system
    . You will see Ubuntu is successfully installed.
If the kernel version is less than 5.17.15, then the kernel will be upgraded to 5.17.15 for 11th generation Intel® Core™ processors and 12th generation Intel® Core™ processors during the installation of the package.
For older generations of Intel® processors, you will be prompted asking whether to upgrade the kernel to 5.17.15. If you select
, then the kernel will be upgraded to 5.17.15.
Rebooting of the system is mandatory to work with Intel® GPU.
Intel® Vision Accelerator (HDDL Accelerator) does not work on kernel 5.17.15. If you are using the Intel ® Vision Accelerator (HDDL Accelerator), then you must use the kernel version ≤ 5.15.

Step 3: Copy the
Edge Insights for Vision
.zip File to the
Target System

In this step, you copy
Edge Insights for Vision
to your
target system
  1. Copy
    from the
    developer workstation
    to the Home directory on your
    target system
    . You can use a USB flash drive to copy the file. The icon looks like this:

Step 4: Extract the
Edge Insights for Vision

In this step you extract
. You need to be on the
target system
to complete these steps.
  1. Make sure you have a working Internet connection.
  2. Open a new terminal.
  3. Extract the package:
    If you download the file more than once, each download beyond the first is appended by a number.
  4. (Optional) Use the link in the
    file to open this Get Started Guide on the
    target system
    for an easy way to copy and paste commands.

Step 5: Install the
Edge Insights for Vision

You will now run a script that will download components and install
Edge Insights for Vision
on your
target system
The software installation will take 1 to 2 hours. The completion time depends on your
target system
and Internet connection.
During the installation, pip and apt packages, as well as code from Git repositories, is downloaded from the Internet. If you are in a region that has access restrictions, you will be prompted to provide alternate download URLs.
  1. Run these commands:
    cd edge_insights_vision/ chmod 775 edgesoftware ./edgesoftware install
  2. Type the product key at the prompt:
Based on components selected and system configuration, you might be prompted for additional actions. For example, if your system is behind a proxy, you are asked to enter proxy settings.
If a People's Republic of China (PRC) network is detected, then the message below is displayed and asks for an alternate mirror URL.
Connected to a network in China. Module availability is restricted in your region. For a successful installation, enter the URL for a local mirror site for pip and apt package managers Do you want to override settings? Enter Yes or No:
If you are connected to a PRC network, then enter
for overriding the settings and enter a local mirror site as shown in the example below:
Please enter the URL for a local mirror site for pip and apt package managers: Modifying settings
When the installation is complete, you see the message
Installation of package complete
and the installation status for each module.
You must reboot your system to work with Intel® GPU.
To confirm your installation was successful and for a quick look at how it works, use the Introduction to the Edge Software Command Line Interface.

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