The Intel® Joule™ 550x, (1.5GHz quad Core Atom, 3GB RAM & 8GB eMMC Flash) the entry level platform is ideally suited for applications requiring computer vision or real-time IoT edge analytics. The 550x offers high performance in a tiny, low-power package with a wide range of high-speed I/O and runs on Ubuntu, Windows 10 IoT Core, or a Yocto-built Linux.
The premium model, Intel® Joule™ 570x, (1.7GHz Quad Core Atom, 4GB RAM & 16GB eMMC Flash) retains the same tiny size, low-power profile, and fast I/O, and provides a significant boost in CPU and GPU performance and memory. The 570x is capable of multiple simultaneous workloads useful for autonomous robotics, drones, and augmented reality, such as object recognition, 3D SLAM, natural language processing, and deep learning.
The Joule system-on-module mini-computer features RealSense® camera support and runs Ubuntu Linux Core. Best of all, its specs are very impressive for what it is.