During the Internet of Things World event this week Samsung more widely known for its TVs, smartphones and other hardware, has unveiled a new Arduino compatible platform called Samsung ARTIK.
The Samsung ARTIK range currently consists of three development boards in the form of the ARTIK 1, ARTIK 5, and ARTIK 10 all of which are equipped with multi-core ARM processors.
Together with support for Bluetooth 4.0 LTE and the ARTIK 5, and 10 are also fitted with support for Wi-Fi, BT, Zigbee, and Thread wireless connections. Curtis Sasaki, Vice President of Ecosystem, Samsung Electronics explains a little more :
“Our approach is to provide open platforms to help accelerate the development of IoT for our customers, developers, and end users”-“Being part of Arduino’s Certified Program helps millions of developers familiar with Arduino IDE to take advantage and focus all of their energy to building new and innovative products.”
For more information on the new Samsung ARTIK platform and to sign-up and to be part of the Alpha development program jump over to the ARTIK website before the end of May 2015. Samsung explains more :
“If you’re building the next big thing for IoT, ARTIK’s Alpha Developer Program is for you. We are now opening the program to a limited group of developers who want to get a headstart with ARTIK and help us make the product even better. You’ll have access to hardware and technical support, and connect directly with the product team for assistance and feedback. Interested? Apply to be part of the Alpha Developer Program today!”