The folks at Samsung wants to help spur development of new Internet of Things-based devices and applications with its newly announced Samsung's ARTIK hardware module family. The open platform will launch with three different modules that can be customized for specific devices and needs.
Here's what each of the Samsung ARTIK modules have inside:
- ARTIK 1, the smallest IoT module currently available in the industry at 12mm-by-12mm combines Bluetooth/BLE and a nine-axis sensor with extremely low power consumption.
- ARTIK 5, which delivers an outstanding balance of size, power and price-performance and is ideal for home hubs, drones and high-end wearables. It incorporates a 1GHz dual-core processor and on-board DRAM and flash memory.
- ARTIK 10 brings the performance and advanced capabilities from Samsung's flagship Galaxy phones to IoT with an eight-core processor, full 1080p video decoding/encoding, 5.1 audio and 2GB DRAM along with 16GB flash memory. The Samsung ARTIK 10 includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/BLE and ZigBee connectivity and is designed for use with home servers, media applications, and in industrial settings.
Prices for the modules will range from around $10 to less than $100. Samsung is currently taking applications from developers who are interested in checking out an alpha development kit for ARTIK.