IEI Tank* AIoT Developer Kit

Experience the performance of Intel® Core™ processors and accelerators

  • Support for CPU, GPU, and future accelerators
  • Preinstalled developer tools and SDKs
  • Quick setup with preloaded samples

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Optimal Performance

Get optimal performance to analyze multiple high-definition (HD) video streams and large amounts of sensor data with an Intel® Core™ i5 or Intel® Core™ i7 processor and Intel® HD Graphics 530.

Preinstalled Software Stack

Exploit hardware performance using the OpenVINO™ toolkit, Intel® Media SDK, and other libraries—all included with the out-of-the-box samples.

Rapid Development & Deployment

Reduce time to market and simplify software development using preloaded tools such as Intel® System Studio and Arduino Create*

Who Needs This Product

Information technologists and operational technologists who:

  • Are new to IoT commercial platforms and need a simple path without a steep learning curve
  • Require an industrialized solution to meet the rigors of their implementation
  • Need a quicker path to deployment

Industrial Use Cases

  • Factory automation
  • Warehouse management
  • Intelligent energy management
  • Machine vision

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Kit Details


  • IEI TANK* 870-Q170
  • Power cable

Preinstalled Software

  • OpenVINO™ toolkit
  • Intel® Media SDK
  • Ubuntu* 16.04 desktop LTS
  • Intel® System Studio 2018

Hardware Specifications


System Board

Choose either:

  • 6th generation Intel® Core™ i5-6500TE processor (2.3 GHz quad core, 35 W thermal design power)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-6700TE processor (2.4 GHz, quad core, 35 W thermal design power)

Intel® Q170 Chipset
8 GB DDR4 system memory
1 TB hard disk drive (HDD)

I/O Interfaces

4 - USB 3.0
4 - USB 2.0
4 - RS-232 (2 - RJ-45, 2 - DB-9 with isolation)
2 - RS-232/422/485 (DB-9)
8-bit digital input (4-bit input, 4-bit output)
1 - VGA
1 - HDMI plus DisplayPort*
1 - Line out, 1 - microphone-in audio
Intel® Ethernet Connection I219-LM
Intel® Ethernet Controller I210


Height x width x depth: 5 in. x 8 in. x 10 in.
(121.5 mm x 205 mm x 255.2 mm)
13.9 lbs (6.3 kg)

Expansion Slots

2 - PCIe* with 8 data lines
PCIe* Mini: 1 - half size, 1 - full size (supports mSATA, colay with SATA)

Operating Temperature

-20°C to 60°C with air flow



Documentation & Support

OpenVINO™ Toolkit

  • Enables convolutional neural network-based deep learning inference on the edge
  • Supports heterogeneous execution across various accelerators—CPU, GPU, Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick, and FPGA—using a common API
  • Speeds time to market via a library of functions and preoptimized kernels



IEI TANK* AIoT Developer Kit: Support

OpenVINO™ toolkit: Forum

Intel® Media SDK: Support

Arduino* Create: Forum

Intel® System Studio 2018: Support


Arduino Create*

  • Cloud-based development solution
  • Integrated with Intel®-based boards and libraries
  • Large community collection of guides, projects, and training for all levels

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Intel® System Studio 2018

  • Optimize production and performance
  • Get cross-platform support
  • Quickly identify and analyze performance across network, devices, and remote systems
  • Reduce system power consumption by collecting and analyzing power behavior
  • Access Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 instructions

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