“Intel® Edison development board, a tiny, ultra-power-efficient development platform the size of an SD card that is small enough to drop into just about anything.”
making a play for Internet of Things arena.
The board features a low-power 22nm 400MHz Quark processor with two cores, integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and is Linux compatible.
With Galileo and Edison Intel® seems to be in an hurry to get into the embedded arena.
With additional choices, hopefully spurring competition and creativity, makers and hobbyists alike should expect interesting times ahead.