• 12th Gen Intel Core SoC processor for IoT Edge’s availability was announced.
  • The SoC processors include manageability features from top to bottom, including Intel vPro choices for best-in-class remote control and management, which is critical for maintaining and servicing IoT edge devices.
  • Compared to 10th Gen Intel Core desktop CPUs, SoC processors with up to 14 cores and 20 threads achieve up to 1.32 times higher single-thread performance and up to 1.27 times faster multithread performance.

The availability of Intel’s 12th Gen Intel Core SoC processor for IoT Edge has been announced. This unique socketed system-on-chip (SoC) delivers great performance with integrated graphics and media processing for visual compute workloads.

12th Gen Intel Core SoC processor delivers big upgrades

Also, the minimal footprint to enable smaller ingenious form factor designs and a wide operating thermal design power (TDP) that enables designs without fans and helps clients achieve product sustainability goals, as part of a new roster of purpose-built edge products specifically developed for the Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

12Th Gen Intel Core Soc Processor Availability Announced
The new processor has great performance, wide operating TDP, and a smaller footprint

According to Jeni Panhorst, Intel vice president and general manager of the Network and Edge Compute Division, “As the digitization of business processes continues to accelerate—fueled by workforce demand, supply chain constraints, and changing consumer behavior—the amount of data created at the edge and the need for it to be processed and analyzed locally continues to explode. Intel understands the challenges that businesses face — across a wide range of vertical industries — and is committed to helping them continue to deliver innovative use cases.”


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To future-proof AI workloads, digital transformation at the edge necessitates higher processing power and AI inference capability. 12th Gen Intel Core SoC processor for IoT Edge address these performance demands while also increasing implementation configurability and overall solution flexibility, allowing original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers to integrate quickly – and ship – solutions that address a wide range of unique vertical market and edge-specific use cases.

12Th Gen Intel Core Soc Processor Availability Announced
12th Gen Intel Core SoC processor includes manageability features

Furthermore, the SoC processors include manageability features from top to bottom, including Intel vPro choices for best-in-class remote control and management, which is critical for maintaining and servicing IoT edge devices.

12th Gen Intel Core SoC processors for IoT Edge include Intel Thread Director, which competently directs the operating system to assign the correct workload to the right core and deliver up to 4 times quicker graphics and up to 6.6 times faster GPU image classification inference performance when compared to 10th Gen Intel Core desktop processors in a 12W to 65W design.

12Th Gen Intel Core Soc Processor Availability Announced
Compared to 10th Gen desktop CPUs, the new processor has 1.32 times higher single-thread and 1.27 times faster multithread performance

Compared to 10th Gen Intel Core desktop CPUs, SoC processors with up to 14 cores and 20 threads achieve up to 1.32 times higher single-thread performance and up to 1.27 times faster multithread performance.


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The 12th generation Intel Core SoC processors for IoT Edge enable high-performance AI for inference and machine vision. Up to 96 graphics execution units provide strong parallelization in AI applications, while Intel Deep Learning Boost (Intel DL Boost) on the CPU delivers extra inferencing speed. These CPUs are compatible with Intel Distribution’s OpenVINO toolkit optimizations and cross-architecture inference.

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