Companies expecting large numbers of users can design their own IoT devices, smaller development efforts and hobbyists, and even larger efforts that want to leverage a proven design have several good platforms to choose from.
ZDNet has published a good review of Raspberry Pi alternatives, and we've included a few others that provide lower power options.
- Raspberry Pi - the best known single-board computer, and with a range of sizes to fit different use cases
- Libre -
- Asus -
- Particle -
- Arduino -
- AWS IoT/M5Stack - reference hardware kit (made and sold by M5Stack) is packed with on-board features to enable a multitude of IoT applications out of the box. Developers can broaden their capabilities to cover additional use cases with hundreds of plug-and-play expansion options.