Intel has announced a new IoT Platform reference architecture and new hardware and software products as part of its effort to build out one of the most comprehensive offerings for the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. The platform includes two reference architectures and a portfolio of products from Intel and its ecosystem to address the IoT opportunity. The products include new Intel Quark processors for IoT, free and simple operating systems with a comprehensive cloud suite from Wind River, and analytics capabilities, all designed to build and secure smart and connected solutions from things to the cloud.

“Today, Intel further solidifies its position in the IoT and continues to deliver a comprehensive set of building blocks with a strong ecosystem to address the IoT opportunity,” said Doug Davis, senior vice president, IoT Group at Intel. “Intel is making it easier for our customers to scale from things to cloud with new Intel Quark processors for IoT and Wind River’s free cloud-connected OS for microcontrollers.”