Intel’s Edison Makes Everything with SD a Little Bit Smarter

How do you show up all the “Smart” objects at the Consumer Electronics Show? You give anything with an SD slot the power to become “Smart”.

This week, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled Edison, a mini wireless computer capable of fitting into an SD housing. The computer makes anything with an SD slot – from a coffee maker to a baby monitor – as smart as a cellphone.

“Wearables are not everywhere today because they aren’t yet solving real problems and they aren’t yet integrated with our lifestyles … We’re focused on addressing this engineering innovation challenge. Our goal is, if something computes and connects, it does it best with Intel inside,” said Krzanich.

The product is designed to promote innovation and the product development among today’s inventors, makers, consumers and entrepreneurs. … (Read more)