krtkl inc.

  • Alliance Member
  • Program Member Since: 2016
    • San Francisco, CA, US (Headquarters)

Partner Information

krtkl ("critical") provides an edge computing and embedded AI platform for companies looking to accelerate product development and commercialization.

krtkl's core product is a system on module called "snickerdoodle" – a business-card-sized platform for hardware-accelerating complex AI/data processing algorithms and integrating mechatronic systems.

Products using krtkl's platform can see a 100X increase in computational throughput and a 40X improvement in compute-per-watt performance (compared to traditional architectures), drastically shifting the possibilities for new commercial products.


  • Embedded Products
  • Boards and Kits
  • Design Services

Markets Supported

  • Audio Video and Broadcast
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Industrial
  • Medical
  • Wired Communications
  • Wireless Communications

Design Competencies

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Embedded Application Development
  • Embedded Porting - BSP Extension
  • Embedded Processors
  • FPGA Design and Integration
  • FPGA Design Optimization
  • Industrial and Mechanical Design
  • PCB Design and Layout
  • RF and Analog Design
  • Signal Integrity Design and Analysis
  • System Architecture

Maximum Service Scope

  • System Level Design

Engagement Model

  • Time and Materials
  • SOW-Based Fixed Bid Projects