Intel Edison – PC the size of an SD card

Intel unveiled its Intel Edison development board – a tiny, ultra-power-efficient development platform the size of an SD card that is small enough to embed into most devices.

It can be designed to work with most devices – not just computers, phones, or tablets, but chairs, coffee makers, and even coffee cups.

“The possibilities are endless for entrepreneurs and inventors of all kinds,” Intel said in a press statement.

The Intel Edison board features a low-power 22nm 400MHz Intel Quark processor with two cores, with integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

“The combination of small size, power, and rich capabilities makes the Intel Edison board a game changer, lowering the barriers to entry for thousands of visionaries,” Intel said.

“Intel Edison board-powered devices can cooperate in highly customized and sophisticated ways. These devices don’t have to be hardwired one-trick ponies; they can house multiple apps that can be downloaded and installed just like we do with phones and tablets.”

Intel Edison PC
Intel Edison PC

More Intel news

Intel wants R5-billion for Internet TV service

Intel Quark – ultra-small and ultra-low-power microchips

Intel’s new CEO focused on mobile chips, cautious on TV

Intel to pay up for Internet TV programming

Latest news

Partner Content

Show comments

Recommended

Share this article
Intel Edison – PC the size of an SD card