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Intel released an open source PC based on its chip Quark

Intel has announced the release of the mini-computer on board Galileo, the first of its kind built around its ultra-low power processor X1000 Quark.

Intel has chosen to put its processor Quark in the hands of the community " do-it -yourself " whose fans have fun making all kinds of devices, from robots to the domestic media centers, via PC and measuring devices for the health sector . Intel hopes to identify the best uses for the processor as possible . "The Galileo map [ with a chip Quark X1000 ] will be available almost anywhere for less than 60 $ excluding tax by the end of November ," said Mike Bell , vice president and general manager of New Devices Group of Intel . One hopes that the community will use the card for prototyping and debugging features . Galileo is an Open Source map , which means that Intel will deliver schemes in order to allow individuals and companies to copy and reproduce . The New Devices Group entity seeking opportunities in emerging markets of mobile computing and the " Internet of Things" . Quark very low power processor , launched last month by Intel, is specifically aimed at this sector. "People want to be able to use our chips to do creative things ," also said Intel executive. "We need this community the most innovative applications,".
Intel has announced the release of the mini-computer on board Galileo, the first of its kind built around its ultra-low power processor X1000 Quark.
mini-computer on board Galileo

Still, at a price of 60 $ excluding tax, Galileo is more expensive than the popular Raspberry Pi based on an ARM processor that is found at 25 $ excluding tax. Furthermore, the Raspberry Pi can handle graphics in 1080p, that does not know how the Galileo kit. It should also see if the Intel intrusion will be accepted by the community, closely knit around the Open Source philosophy and unrestrained equipment design. Intel has made ​​many contributions to the Linux OS, but the depth has always fiercely protected its design. Intel's desire to join the enthusiast community is recent since the first Open Source depth PC is on sale since last July. But "this is a long-term commitment to the community is Intel," said Mike Bell.

Intel's partnership with Arduino  

Intel also announced a partnership with Arduino that will provide software development environment for the Galileo card. The enthusiast community has relied heavily on the Arduino microcontrollers and microcards with ARM processors to create interactive computer objects. The processor Quark SoC X1000 32-bit of motherboard Galileo, displays a clock speed of 400 MHz. It is based on the x86 instruction set. The card is compatible with Linux and the Arduino development environment. It also manages the transfer protocols current data and is compatible with PCI Express, USB 2.0 and Ethernet network interfaces.

Intel has announced the release of the mini-computer on board Galileo, the first of its kind built around its ultra-low power processor X1000 Quark.

Intel has already shown its chip Quark applications in glasses and a medical sensor to monitor the vital signs of patients. The founder also mentioned the possibility of using the processor in custom medical applications in various types of sensors and in cars. The founder hopes that Galileo will make it easy to create interactive hardware. With the Arduino development environment, the development of applications for Galileo is as simple as for standard microcontrollers. "The development work is quite clear," said Mike Bell. Over the next 18 months, Intel will deliver 50,000 free cards Galileo for students from more than 1,000 universities.  

 
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