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CES: Intel talks up Edison micro computer

Intel details the company's mini machine with Linux and WiFi
Thu Jan 09 2014, 16:32

LAS VEGAS: CHIPMAKER Intel unveiled its latest attempt to take hold of the wearable devices market at CES, showing off its SD card sized Edison computer.

Based on Intel's 22nm Quark processor, the Edison computer combines 400MHz processing power with WiFi, low energy Bluetooth technology and the Linux OS. Edison is set to come out this summer, with Intel hoping to see as many experimental designs as possible.

We caught up with Intel engineer Michael McCool - who as you'll see from the video lives up to his name - to find out more about what to expect from the chip. µ

 

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