Intel stops Quark-socs for internet of things

Jan

22

2019

Intel announces that it is stopping its Quark chips, which made it for internet-of-thing applications, wearables and smart-home products. According to the manufacturer, the market demand has shifted ‘to other Intel products’.

Intel reports to clients in a product discontinuance document that the Quark socs and microcontrollers have received end-of-life status. The manufacturer will take orders until July 19 this year. Deliveries will continue until July 17, 2022, the company promises. Which ‘other Intel products’ the demand would have shifted is not clear. Similar societies like Quark or successors do not have the company.

Intel announced the Quark family of chips in 2013 . It concerns 32bit-x86-socs that are a lot smaller and more efficient than the Atom processors. At that time, Intel hoped that internet-of-things and the maker industry would become a growth market for the company. However, the chip giant did not succeed in gaining a foothold in the market, which is dominated by ARM. Earlier , Intel also stopped with its development boards for internet of things: Galileo, Edison and Joule.

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