Discover the Intel® Joule™ Compute Module

This powerful system on module (SoM) was designed to help inventors and IoT developers contribute to a new generation of robots, drones, and IoT devices that are equipped with Intel® HD Graphics, 3D modeling, object recognition, and interactive capabilities.

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Intel® Joule™ Compute Module
Intel® Joule™ Developer Kit

The Intel® Joule™ 570x developer kit includes all you need to get started developing with the Intel Joule Compute Module.

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Joule Module
Top View

1. Quad-core 64-bit Intel® Atom™ processor

2. Intel® Dual Band Wireless AC 8260 Wi-Fi* / Bluetooth®

3. Wi-Fi* antenna connector

4. Wi-Fi* / Bluetooth® LEDs

5. Wi-Fi* / Bluetooth® connector

6. PMIC device

Joule Module
Bottom View

7. Expansion board interface (J6)

8. eMMC* device

9. Expansion board interface (J7)


  • 14 nm, 64 bit, quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor at 1.5 GHz or 1.7 GHz with 2.4 GHz burst
  • 4 MB cache (2 MB per core-pair)


  • 3 GB or 4 GB of package-on-package (PoP) LPDDR4 RAM
  • 8 GB or 16 GB of eMMC 5.0


  • On-chip Intel® HD Graphics
  • 450 MHz with burst up to 650 MHz
  • 4K video display


  • Integrated Wi-Fi* and Bluetooth®
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi dual band (2.4 and 5 GHz)
  • Bluetooth® 4.2 compliant
  • MHF4 connectors for external antennas

Available BIOS & Operating Systems

  • UEFI compliant BIOS
  • Reference Linux* for IOT (4.4 Kernel)
  • Ubuntu* 16.04 Desktop and Core (beta)
  • Windows® 10 IoT Core

Two Board-to-Board 100-Pin Connectors (J6 and J7)

  • 1 USB 3.0 On-The-Go (OTG)
  • 2 USB 2.0
  • 1 SD card 3.0 interface
  • 1 1080p HDMI* 1.4b
  • 1 I2S audio interface
  • 5 I2C bus
  • 2 SPI bus
  • 2 digital microphones
  • 4 Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitters (UART)
  • Up to 48 GPIO (with 4 PWM)
  • 32.768 KHz and 19.2 MHz clock outputs

Code Samples

IBM Watson* IoT Platform

Using the IBM Watson IoT Platform* Quickstart

Learn how to send sensor data to the IBM Bluemix* Quickstart using JavaScript*.

Bluetooth* Low Energy

Bluetooth® Low Energy Device Detector

Explore the Bluetooth low energy capabilities of your board. Learn how to scan for devices and display them on a screen.

Using C++ with Intel® Joule™ Module

Exploring C++ with the Intel® Joule™ Module

Use these code samples to program the module using C++.