Samsung launches open IoT Platform Samsung ARTIK at IOT World in San Francisco this week. Samsung claims that ARTIK is entirely open and can serve the whole software and hardware requirements of IoT. ARTIK is the industry’s most advanced, secure and open platform for IoT products and services. It will also empower developers to modify and arrange IoT devices and services according to their requirements.
ARTIK come in three versions
- ARTIK 1
- ARTIK 5
- ARTIK 10
ARTIK 1 is 12mm by 12mm in size and is designed to cater small sized IoT applications, can be used in wearable’s and end nodes. It includes motion sensors, Bluetooth connectivity for short range communications along with a 250MHz dual-core processor and 4MB of flash memory. ARTIK 1 can run for a time period of one week on one full charge.
ARTIK 5 is designed for small to medium sized devices. In terms of size its 29mm by 25mm. It comes with a 1GHz dual-core processor, 4 GB of flash memory and 512 MB of on board DRAM. It can be used in devices like home hubs, drones and high end wearable devices.
ARTIK 10 is the most advanced and powerful among all the three versions. It consists of an eight-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of flash memory, 1080p video encoding and decoding, and 5.1-channel audio support. It also includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Zig Bee connectivity. It is designed for designed for home servers, media applications, and various industrial applications.
Samsung President Young Sohn said
“With this family of ARTIK offerings, Samsung is directly addressing the needs of the widest range of customers, uses and applications. ARTIK allows developers to rapidly turn great ideas into market leading IoT products and applications.”
Samsung has no plans to sell ARTIK to other companies; Samsung will use ARTIK in its own devices smartphones, televisions and other home appliances. Samsung thinks with this advancement in IoT, its ARTIK has the potential to make the company an obscene amount of money.