UP Squared Series

This is the maker board we have all been waiting for. UP Squared is the world’s fastest x86 pro maker board based on the latest Intel platform. The UP Squared Series is powered by Intel® Atom™ x5-E3940 and clocks up to 1.8GHz with only 4W SDP and 9.5W TDP.

Inheriting the 40-pin GP-bus from the first generation of UP, although this time controlled by Altera FPGA MAX 10, UP² (UP Squared) comes with a range of additional features. Makers will enjoy up to 8GB of RAM , up to 128 GB onboard eMMC 5.0, and more I/O ports including 3x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 2x Gigabit LAN, 1x HDMI, 1x DP, eDP, mini PCI-e/mini card SATA, M.2 2230, SATA 3.0, 2 CSI and additional 60 pin board-to-board expansion (EXHAT) with GPIO.

Key Strengths



The UP Squared Series is powered by Intel Quad Core Atom X5-E3940, which combines high performance and low power consumption. It’s a 64-bit quad-core SoC that can clock up to 1.84 GHz with only 4W SDP and 9.5W TDP

The UP Squared Series also comes with options for Intel® Pentium™ N4200 (up to 2.5Ghz) and Intel Celeron™ N3350 (up to 2.4GHz) with only 6W of TDP.

High End Graphics

The internal GPU is the new Intel® Gen. 9 HD with 12/18 Execution Units, supporting 4K Codec Decode and Encode for HEVC⁴, H.264 and VP8. 

Thanks to the Vector Units Image Processing Unit and Precision Timing Management to synchronize CPU with I/O, improved determinism (cache QoS, Intel Virtualization Technology), all the graphic processing is effortless to UP Squared.



  •  UP Squared comes with 2GB/4GB/8GB LPDDR4 and 32GB/64GB/128GB eMMC
  • 40-pin GP-bus provides the freedom for makers to build up their module
  • 60-pin EXHAT for embedded applications
  • Native mini-PCI-e, M.2 2230 and SATA3 are all built in on the board.

AI Ready

UP Squared supports the AI Core X mPCIe module, which features Intel Movidius Myriad X. With speeds up to 105 fps (80 typical) and 1 trillion floating point operations, adding on the AI Core X to UP Squared creates a powerful, compact AI Edge solution.

Community Supported

At the heart of UP Squared lies our online UP Community. It comprises of users and developers who pro-actively support and share knowledge with each other to help bring UP projects to life.

Technical support, downloads, and trouble shooting are available on the UP Community.

Production-ready computing system

The compatibility with Linux, Android, and all the Windows 10 distributions give you great flexibility, scalability, and quick time to market.

UP Bridge the Gap offers worldwide shipping in 7 days, so you can get started as soon as possible.

What can you achieve with UP Squared?

UP Squared is the world’s fastest maker board, but it can also be transformed into an industrial product ready for mass production. 

For a powerful, compact AI Edge solution, add the AI Core X mPCIe module, which features Intel Movidius Myriad X. UP Squared with AI Core X has proven real-world performance, used by partners in applications from license plate recognition to drone-based visual inspections.

UP Squared Robomaker Pro Kit, powered by Intel®, Amazon Web Services, and Congiteam, enables makers to design and deploy an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) directly out of the box. UP Squared helps makers to speed up the time to production and bridges the gap between makers and industrial markets.


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