Intel’s Edison and the internet of things

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Computers are all around us. Wherever you turn, you are likely to find one, whether it be a cell phone in the hands of the stranger behind you, a collection of tablets and laptops on the tables of a coffee shop, or embedded in the dashboard of your car. Computers are inescapable. They are everywhere, and soon enough, as they get smaller and smaller, they will be in everything. The possibilities are limitless.

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Last week during CES 2014, Intel announced Edison, a 22nm dual core PC that is the size of an SD Card. It runs Linux and has built-in WiFi and Bluetooth modules.

Prepare for a future of the internet of things, when your clothing, shoes, and everyday household items will be automated by micro-computers like Intel’s Edison. We are on the precipice of a brave new world of computer interaction.

article link: http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/06/intel-edison/

About Author

Poet, web designer, and tech writer, Brad Bailey is co-founder of Tech Gen Mag. Having once been a regular in the Orange County poetry circuit, Brad set his notebooks aside to assist childhood friend, Kristian Markus, with the task of building a web-based tech magazine. Born into the Nintendo generation, Brad is a longtime fan of video games, gadgets, and computers.

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