Get started with Intel® Edison technology

Step 1: Assemble your board

Install the compute module, attach the legs, and plug in your cables.

Step 2: Choose your Operating System

The Windows 64-bit Installer will install your drivers, update your firmware, and let you install your development environment (IDE).

Download 64-bit Version ›

 

Do you have a Windows 32-bit system or did you get an error in the Installer you weren't able to resolve? Use the manual process.

End-user license ›
Third-party program use ›

Step 3: Set up a Serial Terminal

Serial Icon

You'll need a serial terminal connection to your board for flashing the firmware.

Set up Terminal ›

Step 4: Connect your board to the Internet

Get Started Access Point Icon

To get going in the "I" of IoT, connect your board to your Wi-Fi* network.

Set up Wi-Fi ›

Step 5: Which IDE did you choose?

Let us know which IDE you chose in the Installer.
Didn't install an IDE yet? See instructions for Arduino*, Intel® XDK IoT Edition, and Eclipse*

Step 6: Try it out!

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Step 7: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

If you are using our Intel® IoT Developer Kit, follow the instructions in our next steps section. Otherwise, visit the site of your sensor manufacturer for sample Arduino code.

Arduino next steps ›

Step 7: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

Explore Sensors ›

Step 7: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

Explore Sensors ›

Step 3: Set up a Serial Terminal

Serial Icon

You'll need a serial terminal connection to your board for flashing the firmware.

Set up Serial Terminal ›

Step 4: Flash your Firmware

Update your firmware to get the most stable version and latest features.

Flash Firmware ›

Step 5: Connect your board to the Internet

Get Started Access Point Icon

To get going in the "I" of IoT, connect your board to the Wi-Fi*.

Set up Wi-Fi ›

Step 6: Choose your Development Environment (IDE)

Which programming environment do you prefer? Choose between Arduino*, JavaScript (Intel® XDK IoT Edition), or C/C++ (Eclipse*).

Step 7: Try it out!

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Step 7: Try it out!

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Step 7: Try it out!

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Step 8: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

If you are using the Grove Starter Kit, follow the link to get instructions and access to the SEEED Studio repo on GitHub. Otherwise, visit the site of your sensor manufacturer for sample Arduino code.

Sensor Info ›

Step 8: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

Explore Sensors ›

Step 8: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

Explore Sensors ›

Step 3: Set up a Serial Terminal

Serial Icon

You'll need a serial terminal connection to your board for flashing the firmware.

Set up Serial Terminal ›

Step 4: Flash your Firmware

Update your firmware to get the most stable version and latest features.

Flash Firmware ›

Step 5: Connect your board to the Internet

Get Started Access Point Icon

To get going in the "I" of IoT, connect your board to the Wi-Fi*.

Set up Wi-Fi ›

Step 6: Choose your Development Environment (IDE)

Which programming environment do you prefer? Choose between Arduino*, JavaScript (Intel® XDK IoT Edition), or C/C++ (Eclipse*).

Step 7: Try it out!

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Step 7: Try it out!

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Step 7: Try it out!

Edison Blink

Your very first project is to blink the LED on the board. This ensures that all your software, network connectivity, and firmware images are up to date and correct, and that your board is communicating with your computer.

Blink LED ›

Step 8: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

If you are using our Intel IoT Developer Kit, follow the instructions in our next steps section. Otherwise, visit the site of your sensor manufacturer for sample Arduino code.

Arduino next steps ›

Step 8: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

Explore Sensors ›

Step 8: Get sensors

Without sensors you can't take advantage of the power and creativity available to you with the IoT platform. Depending on your project, you'll need at least one sensor, maybe more.

Explore Sensors ›