We’re Giving away 10 Intel Genuino 101 Dev Boards

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About This RoadTest

The Genuino 101 combines the easy use of the classic Arduino boards alongside the latest technologies. The board recognizes gestures and features a six-axis accelerometer and gyroscope. It enables you to control your projects with your phone using Bluetooth connectivity. Featuring an Intel Curie processor it means the module contains two tiny cores, an x86 (Quark) and a 32-bit ARC architecture core, both clocked at 32MHz.



  • Microcontroller: Intel Curie
  • Operating voltage: 3.3V (with 5V tolerant I/O)
  • Input voltage: 7-12V (with 20V limit)
  • Digital I/O pins: 14 (4 provide PWM output)
  • Analogue input pins: 8
  • DC current per I/O pin: 20mA
  • Flash memory: 196KB
  • SRAM: 24KB
  • Clock speed: 16MHz



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Congratulations to the following members that we have selected to RoadTest and receive the Intel Genuino 101 Dev Board:


Terms and Conditions

Intel Genuino 101

Terms and Conditions


These are the terms and conditions which govern the Intel Genuino 101 RoadTest. This Contest requires participants to submit an application indicating their previous experience with this type of equipment/component, information on what they would do to test the equipment/component, and the applicant’s desire to post a thorough review of their experience with images, photos, or other supplemental materials.. Participants will be required to meet the Conditions for Participation.  The winners of this RoadTest will receive the item(s) listed below. RoadTest Reviews are due no later than 60 days after the receipt of the item(s). No other prizes are offered.

1. 1 The Principal terms of the Contest:

The following words and phrases are used in these terms and conditions and have the meanings given to them below.

RoadTest:Intel Genuino 101 (or the Contest)

Key dates:

Applications Close: midnight (GMT) on 5 August  2016

Judging Close: 11:59PM (GMT) on 19 August 2016

Announcement of Winner(s) (estimated):  19 August  2016

RoadTest Item(s): Intel Genuino 101


RoadTest Site: www.element14.com/community/roadTests/XXXX

Site or element14 Community: www.element14.com

Judges: members of the element14 community team chosen at the Organiser’s discretion.

Judging Criteria: All of the following which will have equal weighting:

1.1 • Demonstrated competence with the technologies including links or descriptions of past projects

1.2 • Qualifications as indicated by current job role and/or schooling/vocational training;

1.3 • A thorough description of how the prize would be tested

1.4 • Likelihood that the Applicant will blog about the prize and provide a review on element14.com

1.5 • Originality;

1.6 • Innovation.

Organiser: Premier Farnell plc (registered in England and Wales under company number 876412) whose registered office is at Farnell House, Forge Lane, Leeds, UK

Conditions for Qualification: in addition to meeting the requirements of these terms, all persons applying to take part in the Contest (each one an Applicant) must:

1.7 • Provide a RoadTest application describing what he/she would do if awarded the Prize including similar previous projects, product experience and qualifications

Minimum number of Prizes: 10

Terms: these terms and conditions which govern the Contest and to which the Organiser reserves the right to make changes from time to time and the latest version of these Terms from time to time will be posted to the Site.

1. 2 Eligibility

2. 3 Applications:

3. 4 Selecting Winners:

4. 5 Liability:

5. 6 General:

1.8 2.1 Save as set out in these Terms, the RoadTest is open to any natural or legal person, firm or company or group of natural persons or unincorporated body.

1.9 2.2 All Applicants must be aged at least 18 at the time of their application.

1.10 2.3 Applicants must not enter the Contest if doing so or taking part may:

1.10.1 2.3.1 cause the Organiser and/or themselves to be in breach of any agreement (including but not limited to any contract of employment) to which they are a party or in breach of any law, regulation or rule having the force of law to which the Organiser or the Applicant may be subject or any policy of the Organiser or the Sponsor;

1.10.2 2.3.2 Require the Organiser to obtain any licence, authorisation or permission to deal with the Applicant; or

1.10.3 2.3.3 Be in breach of any policy or practice of their employer. Some employers prohibit or restrict their employees from taking part in contests such as these or receiving prizes under them and the Organiser respects those policies and practices.

1.10.4 The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify any Application made in breach of these Terms and to reject any Application which it reasonably believes may be or become in breach. The Organiser reserves the right to require evidence in such form as the Organiser may reasonably require of any Applicant’s compliance with any of these Terms and to disqualify any Applicant or Participant who cannot provide such evidence reasonably promptly.

1.11 2.4 Multiple applications are not permitted.

1.12 2.5 Applications may not be submitted by an agent whether acting on behalf of an undisclosed principal or otherwise.

1.13 2.6 The Contest is NOT open to:

1.13.1 2.6.1 Any person or entity who is a resident or national of any country which is subject to sanctions, embargoes or national trade restrictions of the United States of America, the European Union or the United Kingdom;

1.13.2 2.6.2 Any employee, director, member, shareholder (as appropriate) or any of their direct families (parents, siblings, spouse, partner, children) (“Direct Families”) of the Organiser.

1.14 3.1 Each Applicant must fully complete and submit a response by the Application Close.

1.15 3.2 By submitting a response, each Applicant:

1.15.1 3.2.1 Authorises the Organiser to use his or her personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) for the purposes of running and promoting the RoadTest;

1.15.2 3.2.2 Authorises the Organizer to copy, reproduce and publish their application should they be accepted as a Participant;

1.15.3 3.2.3 Will be deemed to have read, accepted and agree to be bound by these Terms. Applicants are advised to print and keep safe these Terms;

1.15.4 3.2.4 Authorises the Organiser to copy, reproduce and use the application or subsequent Blogs submitted for the purposes of the Contest and as otherwise contemplated by these Terms. The Organiser will not be responsible for any inaccuracy, error or omission contained in any reproduction or use of the Project Blogs.

1.15.5 3.2.5 Licenses the Organiser to use the intellectual property in the Project (IP) for the purposes of this Contest. As between the Applicant and the Organiser the IP remains owned by the Applicant.

1.15.6 3.2.6 Grants the Organiser the right to use his or her likeness, photographs, logos, trademarks, audio or video recordings without restriction for the purposes of Contest or the promotion of it or the Site;

1.15.7 3.2.7 Agrees to participate positively in all publicity surrounding the Contest;

1.15.8 3.2.8 Agrees to be responsible for all expenses and costs incurred by him or her in preparing for, entering and participating in the Contest (save for any expenses expressly agreed by the Organiser to be borne by it in these Terms);

1.15.9 3.2.9 Confirms that he or she owns all IP used in his or her application or Project or Blogs and indemnifies the Organiser from any claim by a third party that use of any material provided by an Applicant to the Organiser infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party;

1.15.10 3.2.10 Agrees not to act in any way or fail to act in any way or be associated with any cause or group which would have a negative impact on the reputation of the Organiser and/or the Contest.

1.16 3.3 All applications submitted to this Contest must meet the following criteria:

1.16.1 3.3.1 Applications must not include or propose any of the following, the inclusion of which shall render any application null and void:

(a) (a) Applications or designs which relate to socially taboo topics, such as illicit drug use or sexual gratification;

(b) (b) Applications or designs that are or could reasonably be considered to be illegal, immoral, discriminatory or offensive as determined by the Organiser and/or the Judges;

(c) (c) Applications or applications in relation to them which if accepted would infringe or breach any of the policies or terms of access or use of the Site.

1.17 3.4 No proposed Application may contain any of the hazardous substances identified by Article 4 of Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament on the Restrictions on the Use of Substances in Electronic and Electrical Equipment ("the Directive") or the use of such hazardous substances in the in any such Project must not exceed the maximum concentration values set out in the Directive.

1.18 3.5 A proposed Application must not have been entered into any other Contest, unless that Contest has closed and the Application did not win a prize.

1.19 4.1 Winners will be selected by the Organiser on the basis of the quality of his or her Application and its adherence to these Terms.

1.20 4.2 The total number of Winners selected will be at least the minimum number set out in condition 1 above but the actual number is at the sole discretion of the Organizer.

1.21 4.3 The Organiser will use all reasonable efforts to announce the Participants within 10 business days the Applications Close.

1.22 4.4 The winner(s) will be selected by the Organiser in their absolute discretion based on the Judging Criteria. Winners must meet all eligibility requirements of these Terms. There shall be such number of winners as the Organiser shall determine.

1.23 4.5 The Organiser’s decision is final and without right of appeal. No correspondence will be entered into. The Organiser reserves the right not to select a winner if, in their sole discretion, they do not consider any of the applications to merit the Prize.

1.24 4.6 The Organiser will use all reasonable efforts to complete judging by Judging and Voting Close and to notify the winner(s) via a blog posted on the Contest Site by the Announcement of Winner Date.

1.25 4.7 Winners agree to take part in all publicity which the Organiser or the Sponsor wishes to use to promote the RoadTest, the Products featured or other Contests with which the Organiser may be connected from time to time.

1.26 4.8 Details of the Winners will also be published in the media.

1.27 5.1 The Organiser hereby excludes all and any Liability arising out of the Contest or the acceptance, use, quality, condition, suitability or performance of any Prize, even where that Liability may arise from the Organiser’s negligence.

1.28 5.2 Nothing in these Terms will affect any Liability of the Organiser for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, for breach of Part II of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (in the event that any entrant is entitled to claim rights under the Consumer Protection Act 1987) or for any matter in relation to which it would be illegal for the Organiser to exclude or to attempt to exclude its Liability.

1.29 5.3 Subject to 10.2, neither the Organiser, any parent company nor any subsidiary of the Organiser or such parent company or any of their directors, officers and employees (together referred to in these terms and the ‘Associates’) makes any guarantee, warranty or representation of any kind, express or implied, with respect to this Contest or the Prizes potentially available under it. Neither the Organiser nor any of its Associates shall be responsible for any Liability that may arise out of or in connection with person’s participation in this Contest, the claiming, redemption or value of any prizes under it, the use or enjoyment of such prizes or any events or circumstances arising out of or in connection with any of them. Any implied warranties of condition, merchantability or suitability or fitness for purpose of any of them are hereby expressly excluded. Wherever used in these Terms, ‘Liability’ shall mean any and all costs, expenses, claims, damages, actions, proceedings, demands, losses and other liabilities (including legal fees and costs on a full indemnity basis) arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with the matter concerned.

1.30 6.1 The RoadTest is organised and sponsored by the Organiser. The Organiser reserves the right to delegate all or any of its powers, rights and obligations arising in relation to the RoadTest to any Associate and certain such rights and powers are assumed by the Organiser on behalf of itself and each Associate. Reference to “Organiser” shall be deemed to include reference to each Associate.

1.31 6.2 The RoadTest may be terminated at any time if there are, in the sole opinion of the Organiser, an insufficient number of entries, or if the Applications are not of an appropriate standard for a Contest of this nature. The Organiser has the right to cancel or suspend the RoadTest at any time due to circumstances outside its reasonable control.

1.32 6.3 The Organiser shall have the sole discretion to disqualify (without correspondence or right of appeal) any Applicant it considers to be adversely affecting the process or the operation of the RoadTest or to be in breach of these Terms or to be acting in a disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Applicant or Participant.

1.33 6.4 The Organiser has the right to amend or add to these Terms from time to time. Revised Terms and Conditions will be posted on the RoadTest Site and it is a condition of entry to the RoadTest that Applicants and Winners agree to comply with these Terms and, if appropriate, such Terms as amended from time to time.

1.34 6.5 Headings are for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation or construction of these Terms and Conditions.

1.35 6.6 These Terms and the operation of the RoadTest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and any claim or matter arising under these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

1.36 the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Comment List
  • Randall,


    Not sure how I just double posted an old portimage Delete it.


    I thought I had started my review on this board, but for the life of me, I can't seem to locate it to add to it.


    I found a post which describes how to locate the link to write a review, but those links don't seem to be available to me.





  • Starting download script...

    Flashing is taking longer than expected

    Try pressing MASTER_RESET button

    ERROR: Timed out waiting for Arduino 101 on /dev/ttyACM0

    ERROR: Timed out waiting for Arduino 101 on /dev/ttyACM0



    Not sure if this is the proper forum for this problem, but I get the above error while trying to upload the CurieBLE>Peripherals>LED sketch. The Linux computer recognizes the board, the Arduino IDE recognizes the board as well.


    Didn't find much on Google.


    I have pressed both reset buttons.


    Any suggestions.





    Ok, had the board as the Arduino Industrial 101, changed that, but still getting the above error.


    Tried on both Linux and Mac, and no joy. The only light that is on or that even flickers is the "ON" green light.

  • Starting download script...

    Flashing is taking longer than expected

    Try pressing MASTER_RESET button

    ERROR: Timed out waiting for Arduino 101 on /dev/ttyACM0

    ERROR: Timed out waiting for Arduino 101 on /dev/ttyACM0



    Not sure if this is the proper forum for this problem, but I get the above error while trying to upload the CurieBLE>Peripherals>LED sketch. The Linux computer recognizes the board, the Arduino IDE recognizes the board as well.


    Didn't find much on Google.


    I have pressed both reset buttons.


    Any suggestions.





    Ok, had the board as the Arduino Industrial 101, changed that, but still getting the above error.


    Tried on both Linux and Mac, and no joy. The only light that is on or that even flickers is the "ON" green light.

  • Randall,


    I also received my board today. That was quick. Thanks. I'll start to poke around the board and do some tests.


    Again, Thanks



  • Hi Randall,


    I received the board today. I think I can make some tests just in these days as I am working on other related projects also for the other Infineon road test (always the same environment image


    Cheers, Enrico


    I received no other people who were interested in roadtesting it, so if you are still interested, I'll send you each one.


    I'll need your mailing info, phone, email for shipping. Send me this info privately by messaging me

  • Jordan,


    No, I didn't see your review. I usually will search for official reviews tagged with the half-yellow star. I see you put it in a blog.


    I went back to your application. now I understand. Your application was not enabled for reviews and that's why you didn't see the button on the roadtest page for the official review form. I just enabled it. I know you are busy -- I believe you are in school? -- but perhaps at some point in time you could cut and paste the review you did and place it into the official review form.


    Sorry for the inconvenience.



  • Hi Randall,

    I did receive my board and posted a review here:

    Roadtest Review for the Genuino 101


    I was wondering if you saw the review or have it recorded in your spreadsheet? I apologize for posting it quite late - it arrived right at a crunch time in my master's studies.




  • Some of you received the board and provided a review. Thanks.


    At least one person received the board, but did not write a review.


    There were others who did not receive the board, and obviously could not write the review.


    I just posted that I received 2 boards today. I have them in my storeroom.


    I want to be fair: if you were selected as an official roadtester, and did not receive the board, notify me within 24 hours. A long enough period of time if you log in to the community.


    If I do not hear from anyone in this period of time, I will start communications with scott milliken and enrico miglino who have expressed interest in roadtesting it.




  • Me too Randall, to be honest I have not enrolled  to leave space for others.

    (2 only ???)