The Computing Renaissance
Aiding the Next Industrial Revolution
An evolution of computing is emerging.
The intersection of a few key trends suggest now is the time for
entrepreneurs and inventors of all types to create tomorrow’s
• The open software movement is now mainstream.
• 3D printing can almost support consumer-grade products.
• A whole new set of crowd source funding, Incubators,
distributors and other communities have been created and are
However, nothing has been done on the core computing side to
support this new world. This is where Intel® Edison comes in.
Barriers to entry have lowered to the point where nearly anyone
can participate in this new market. Intel’s opportunity is to build a
product, service, support and ecosystem to support the thousands
of ideas on the cusp of being invented.
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Factors for Success
• Clear Use Case
• Does the consumer
understand the device?
• Too high - limited
• Too low - experience
• Ease of Use
• Shallow learning curve
• Rich App Library
• Apps will become the
The Intel® Edison development platform
is designed to lower the barriers to
entry for a range of Inventors,
Entrepreneurs and consumer product
designers to rapidly prototype and
produce IoT and wearable computing
The Intel® Edison Offering
Edison Module + Derivatives
Yocto + Various Runtimes, IDE & Developer Tools
Kits Segment specific kits (Robotics, Drones, Smart Clothing, Home automation, etc.)
Ecosystem ISVs, Incubators, Crowd Source funders & SIs
Support Managed on-line community, trouble ticketing, drawings, schematics, datasheets, code libraries, webinars, etc.
temp or life
Currently accepting submissions
Submit a 1-minute video along with a
description of your idea. Concepts
will be reviewed and judged in 5
waves on the basis of inventiveness
and potential to positively impact the
world. You can submit up to 10
concepts. Selected participants
» Personal story featured online
» Invitation to Final Gala event
» Travel package for 2 to San
» 4 night hotel accommodations in
» $5,000 (5 winners)
Registration begins Summer 2014
Submit a proposal and pitch video of an
innovative and creative product concept.
Submissions will be judged on a balance of
creativity, feasibility, and market potential. As
participants advance to semifinal and final
rounds, they will receive mentorship. Selected
» Increasing guidance & mentorship throughout
» Business, design, and technical development
» Intensive incubation and education
» $50,000 to finalists (10)
» $500,000 grand prize (1), $200,000 second
place prize (1) and $100,000 third place prize