The Quark System on a Chip is the first product from the Intel® Quark technology family of low-power, small-core products, is the culmination of years of hard work, collaboration, and unwavering vision on the part of a number of people and represents an important development of design competency for Intel Ireland. This talk discusses the team’s recent experience in developing the Galileo platform targeted at the Maker community. The innovation sparked by engaging with the maker community. The platform’s ease of programming and it’s accessibility. In addition to the maker community, larger scale application for Internet of Things (IoT) devices are also discussed. An IoT system is outlined, with a description of some innovative applications in IoT. The discussion covers smart devices, cloud services and analytics applications.