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Intel Edison: What Will You Make?

Intel Edison:  What Will You Make?
At the end of September 2014, less than a year after the introduction of the Galileo board (now at revision 2) Intel launched its tiny Edison module.
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Edison Module Specifications
22 nm Intel SoC that includes a dual core, dual threaded Intel Atom CPU at 500 MHz and a 32-bit Intel Quark microcontroller at 100 MHz
40 general purpose I/O (GPIO) ports, configurable e.g. as SD card interface, 2x UART, 2x I²C, SPI, I²S, 4x PWM, USB 2.0 OTG
1 GB RAM (LPDDR3)
4 GB flash memory (eMMC)
Dual-band Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0
Power supply: 3.3 to 4.5 V
Power consumption in standby mode: no radios: 13 mW; Bluetooth 4.0: 21.5 mW; Wi-Fi: 35 mW
35.5 × 25.0 × 3.9 mm (1.4 × 1.0 × 0.15 inches)
0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Yocto Linux v1.6
Edison Board for Arduino Specifications
Supports Arduino Sketch, Linux, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth
Board I/O compatible with Arduino Uno (except 4 PWM instead of 6 PWM)
20 digital I/O pins, including 4 (not 6) pins as PWM outputs
6 analog inputs
UART (Rx/Tx)
I²C
ICSP 6-pin header (SPI)
Micro USB device connector OR (via mechanical switch) dedicated standard size USB host Type-A connector
Micro USB device (connected to UART)
SD card connector
DC power supply jack (7 to 15 VDC input)
Edison Breakout Board Specifications
Slightly larger than the Edison module
Exposes native 1.8 V I/O of the Edison module
0.1 inch grid I/O array of through-hole solder points
USB OTG with USB Micro Type-AB connector
USB OTG power switch
Battery charger
USB to device UART bridge with USB micro Type-B connector
DC power supply jack (7 to 15 VDC input)
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