AAPL Stock: 117.81 ( -0.22 )

Printed from

Intel teams with Arduino, offers Quark-based Galileo development board

updated 10:30 am EDT, Thu October 3, 2013

Galileo compatible with Arduino shields

Intel has announced a partnership with Arduino to build new open-source hardware for the do-it-yourself development platform. As part of the collaboration agreement, the chip maker has introduced a new board, Galileo, that is powered by the company's new Quark SoC and compatible with Arduino shield modules.

The board with integrate a Quark X1000 chip, which Intel recently introduced as a low-power component suitable for wearable devices. The 32-bit single-core, single-thread processor utilizes the Pentium instruction-set architecture and runs at up to 400MHz.

Users will be able to program the Linux-based board using Arduino software libraries, which can be used for a wide range of purposes. Intel suggests its hardware could be used for LED light displays that respond to social media, or for building life-size robots controlled by a smartphone.

The Galileo board is expected to be publicly available in late November.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented