Samsung’s Artik is the perfect example of why IoT is confusing

See the original posting on The Verge

Samsung held a developer conference this week in San Francisco. The company talked about a bunch of neat stuff! An untethered VR headset. A personal assistance robot called Otto. Utilizing a new graphics API in Android to improve battery life. Using Samsung Pay to get cash from ATMS. Giving developers access to the fancy car dongle that turns your car into something smarter. CNet has a nice roundup of everything Samsung announced.

It also had some news about the Artik 10 and the Artik cloud service. Let’s talk about that.

The Artik 10 is a tiny (and, according to PC World, slightly underpowered) ARM computer that you can probably think of as a competitor to the Raspberry Pi. Samsung makes other Artik devices, primarily designed to be…

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