[Video] Samsung Launch ARTIK, the Internet of Things (IoT) Platform

Samsung unveiled Artik, their developer friendly Internet of Things (IoT) platform at IoT World 2015. This is an Open Platform that will use Open APIs
May 13, 2015


Welcome to Artik, the IoT Platform

Samsung made quite an Impact at IoT World 2015 as the company unveiled its new Artik platform that enables faster, simpler development of new enterprise, industrial and consumer applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), expanding the opportunities that are open to developers and businesses alike. The Initial members of the Artik family consists of the Artik 1, Artik 5 and Artik 10 development boards.

“We are providing the industry’s most advanced, open and secure platform for developing IoT products”, said Young Sohn, president and chief strategy officer, Samsung Electronics. “By leveraging Samsung’s high-volume manufacturing, advanced silicon process and packaging technologies, and extensive ecosystem, ARTIK allows developers to rapidly turn great ideas into market leading IoT products and applications.”


Initial members of the ARTIK family

Artik 1 is a tiny board at 12mm by 12mm with Bluetooth / BLE connectivity and is ideal for small form-factor IoT applications, were size and power consumption are issues. Artik 5 is more for home hubs, drones and high-end wearables. Artik 10 is the top spec'ed unit offering an Octa-core processor with full 1080p video decoding/encoding, 5.1 audio and 2GB DRAM along with 16GB flash memory.

This platform follows on from promises made at CES 2015 as being an Open platform, which will enable rapid deployment of IoT devices and delivery of associated services.

Tiny, Powerful, Interconnectable, and Secure ......


The smallest IoT module currently available in the industry at 12mm-by-12mm combines Bluetooth/BLE connectivity and a nine-axis sensor with best-in-class compute capabilities and power consumption. It is specifically designed for low-power, small form- factor IoT applications.

SIZE 12mm x 12mm
CPU Dual Core @ 250MHz and 80MHz
MEMORY & STORAGE 1MB on-chip + 4 MB SPI Flash
CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) with Chip Antenna
HW SECURITY Secure Element
SENSOR 9-axis Motion Sensor



Delivers an outstanding balance of size, power and price-performance and is ideal for home hubs, drones and high-end wearables. It incorporates a 1GHz dual-core processor and on-board DRAM and flash memory.

SIZE 29mm x 25mm
CPU/GPU ARM based Dual Core @1GHz each ARM Mali 400 MP2
CONNECTIVITY WiFi/BT/BLE + ZigBee/Thread (802.11 b/g/n)
HW SECURITY Secure Element, TEE (TrustZone)
HW VIDEO CODECS H.263/H264/MPEG-4/VP8 (720p) @30fps and decoding of MPEG-2/VC1/Xvid (720p)@30fps



Delivers advanced capabilities and high-performance to IoT with an eight-core processor, full 1080p video decoding/encoding, 5.1 audio and 2GB DRAM along with 16GB flash memory. The Samsung ARTIK 10 includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/BLE and ZigBee connectivity and is designed for use with home servers, media applications, and in industrial settings.

SIZE 29 x 39 mm
CPU/GPU ARM based Octa Core [email protected] + [email protected] ARM Mali T628 MP6
CONNECTIVITY WiFi/BT/BLE + ZigBee/Thread (802.11 b/g/n)
HW SECURITY Secure Element, TEE (TrustZone)
HW VIDEO CODECS [email protected] H.263/H.264/ MPEG-4/VP8 and decoding of MPEG-2/VC1



What is Artik?


Keynote Introduction to Artik Platform at IoT World 2015


Artik Security


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