Following Edison, Intel has released Joule Development Kit, a SD card sized processor shown here in comparison of size with a quarter.
550x :: 1.5GHz quad-core Atom T5500 processor, 3GB of RAM and 8GB storage
570x :: 1.7Ghz quad-core Atom T5700, 4GB of RAM and 16GB storage.
They are “laptop-class” with 802.11AC wireless, 4K Intel graphics and a Linux variant OS.
Microsoft’s robotic companion “Bamboo,” that helps Type-1 diabetics especially kids for checkup of blood sugar levels and EyeLights(a French company) for head-up features for motorcycle helmets to be used by Police are couple of usecases already that is tried with this system. Expected to cost 10x of Raspberry Pi, not for freelancers!.
See complete announcement.