Intel® Joule™ Module Available for One Day Design-to-Order Service
Geppetto® Guides IoT Makers to Production
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. August 16, 2016 — Gumstix®, Inc, the leader in design-to-order embedded systems, today announced custom development tools for the newly released Intel® Joule™ module in the Geppetto® Design-to-Order (D2O) platform created by Gumstix® engineers. Using Geppetto® D2O, Intel® customers can rapidly customize, design and manufacture small form-factor boards tailored to the Intel® Joule™ module. In addition, Gumstix is launching six Gumstix Expansion Boards for the Intel® Joule™ module, providing IoT makers multiple off the shelf expansion boards to jumpstart their Intel® Joule™ module development.
The announcement of the Intel® Joule™ module reinforces Intel’s commitment to supporting Makers, Innovators and Entrepreneurs in the IoT market. The Intel® Joule™ module combines a 64 bit, Quad-Core compute engine with power management services, wireless connectivity and high speed I/O to accelerate users time to market. The module integrates compatible and complementary technologies while eliminating the need to select, procure and place discreet devices.
The 6 new Gumstix expansion boards provide a multifunctional platform for the Intel® Joule™ module with a wide array of multimedia I/O, connections and sensors.
“Having the Intel® Joule™ module in Geppetto® D20 system means design in one day, production in three weeks. We support innovation from IoT Makers and provide them the fastest path to production for their ideas,” says Gordon Kruberg, Gumstix CEO, “with Geppetto ® D20 the entire path from concept to manufacturing can be completed online in a one-day design session. We may be seeing the fastest adoption of any embedded architecture ever.”
Geppetto® is a free online design tool and allows users to compare module cost during design, create multiple projects and share ideas. Gumstix engineers verify all Geppetto-manufactured devices before production. The initial total manufacturing cost is $1999 with reduced rates for quantity discounts and repeat board spins. Gumstix products and quantity discounts are available at the Gumstix online store.
About Gumstix, Inc.
As a global leader in design-to-order hardware and manufacturing solutions, Gumstix® gives its customers the power to solve their electronic design challenges with Geppetto® D2O — the online design-to-order system– and a broad portfolio of small computers and embedded boards. In addition to engineers and industrial designers, Gumstix® helps students, educators, and makers unlock their creative ideas to bring them to market. Since pioneering the concept of an extremely small computer-on-module (COM) with a full implementation of Linux in 2003, the company has grown to support over 20,000 diverse customers. Our systems have launched some of the world’s coolest products – from phones to drones – on commercial, university, and hobbyist workbenches in over 45 countries. For more information, visit www.gumstix.com