Intel launches

“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.

via Intel® Edison Development Board—The SD Card-Sized Computer.