Intel Unveils SD Card-sized Computer Called 'Edison'

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    Raspberry Pi now has a scary new competitor. Chipzilla themselves (Intel) just announced a new product called 'Edison' which is basically a computer built-into an SD Card. Edison has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and can support multiple operating systems. The purpose of the tiny little computer is to give manufacturers a modular option to add a simple and quick computer to any wearable devices they might bring to market. It's actually very clever of Intel to jump on this, especially considering how they were late to the party with mobile technology. Here's a quote from Intel CEO Brian Krzanich explaining this focus,

    Obviously, this tech could be implemented in other areas as well. What sort of things can you dream up for such a cool idea?

    Intel's full press release,


     
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    To big, geez! :)
     
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    lol! They really need to shrink that... it's so huge and bulky!
     
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    Really? How is that supposed to fit in my patented smart toilet roll dispenser?
     
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    Idk if people with bad backs will be able to carry this..:what:

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    Where are the USB ports!??!
     
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    Between the nano HDMI ports and the 3.5 nanometer head phone plug.

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    Just when I thought this stuff couldn't get any smaller :)
     
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    That's what she... uh, I thought too
     
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    It also has the new low power Bluetooth so it can support wireless keyboards, mice, headphones and other BT devices. I just want to know how it is powered and how the video is connected.
     
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