CHAPTER 1

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Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2

Intel is committed to providing the ultimate processors, boards, and tools to its community. The first initiative by Intel is the introduction of Intel Galileo and Intel Galileo Gen 2 boards, which are compatible with the Arduino headers and reference APIs. They also opened the Intel maker forum and created Intel Arduino IDE.

Intel Galileo boards are open source and open hardware; in other words, all the source code and hardware schematics are available online, which you can download, use, and modify.

This chapter describes Intel’s focus on the Galileo boards. With those in your toolbox, the only ...

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