Intel Gets Onboard with the Maker Movement

A MATCH MADE INTEL: VentureBeat reports that Intel will be working with Arduino to "foster innovation in the 'maker' and educational communities." At Maker Faire in Rome, Intel announced it was donating 50,000 Arduino-compatible Intel Galileo boards to 1,000 universities, which it says can be used to build everything from simple LED light displays to life-sized robots. (All the specs here.) The company is currently working with 17 universities around the world to develop curriculum for the Galileo board. Here's the press release.

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