Rutronik adds Intel Joule module and developer kit for IoT edge computing
Advanced compute and graphics, and a large memory are included in the Intel Joule module. The low-power package is available from distributor Rutronik. It is, says the company, suitable for innovative IoT edge compute applications and products requiring advanced computer vision.
Embedded developers and entrepreneurs can use the module to take ideas from concept to prototype and ready for production in less time and for lower development and certification cost, claims the company. The system-on-module combines a 64bit quad-core processor with power management services, wireless connectivity and fast I/O. It comes with four and 8Gbyte memory, 16Gbyte eMMC storage, Intel HD Graphics as well as 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO and Bluetooth 4.1. It has HDMI, MIPI, CSI and DSI, GPIO, USB 3.0, UART, I²C, I²S, SPI and PCIe interfaces. The module is compatible with Intel RealSense camera that enables 3D scanning, objection detection and people tracking.
The developer’s kit has the Joule module, an expansion board, two Wi-Fi antennae, a USB-cable (C-to-C), heatsink and fastening hardware as well as a SD card with pre-loaded software.