Intel Reveals Credit Card Sized Modular Computer


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At CES 2017, Intel reveals new modular computer called Compute Card. The Compute card has a size similar to your credit card which is designed to convert computing way. It consists of all the elements of a typical PC. For example, Intel SoC, memory, storage and wireless connectivity with flexible I/O options.

This credit card sized modular computer comes in size 95mm x 55mm x 5mm. It offers an optimal solution to power everything from entry-level to full-featured host devices.

Features of this modular computer- Compute card:

  • Save on engineering and design costs with a standardized I/O interface designed to support multiple devices.
  • Equipped with a range of processors, including 7th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor, to handle the toughest computing needs.
  • Includes built-in integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity.
  • Reduce the number of SKUs to manage through Compute card enabled devices. Scale quickly when demand dictates.
  • Low wattage computing with cooling integrated with the dock.
  • Hardware replacement is as simple as swapping the existing Compute card for a new one.
  • Whether installed internally or inserted externally, the Compute card remains secure via an integrated locking mechanism.
  • Simply add a Compute card to any certified device to increase its compute capabilities and lifecycle.
  • Hardware replacement is as simple as swapping the existing Compute card for a new one.
Intel is now working with wide range of partners. Through this, they will get benefit from simple design ease of serviceability and user upgradeability of this Compute card.
As the company reported, the Compute card will available on the mid of 2017. It will come with a wide range of variety processors options, including the latest 7th Gen Intel Core processors.
Currently various device makers including Compute Card slot into their device. They are utilizing the best Intel Compute Card for their performance and price needs.


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