Category: Hardware

Azure IoT Developer Kit (AZ3166) Manufacturing Delayed, Shipping pushed to Sept 21 5

Azure IoT Developer Kit (AZ3166) Manufacturing Delayed, Shipping pushed to Sept 21

The new Azure IoT Developer Kit is a pretty nice IoT prototyping board with tons of sensors and things built-in. On Aug 11, 2017, Microsoft, MXChip and a few distributors opened up pre-orders for the […]

Azure IoT Developer Kit Ready for Pre-Order 6

Azure IoT Developer Kit Ready for Pre-Order

The new Microsoft Azure IoT Developer Kit board is pretty amazing! It is Arduino compatible and includes many sensors, buttons, and an OLED display all built-in. You can use this board to start prototyping Internet […]

Raspberry Pi Device Simulator for Azure IoT 7

Raspberry Pi Device Simulator for Azure IoT

One of the long time frustrations with Raspberry Pi development is that you needed a physical device and hardware (sensors, buttons, etc) to fully develop and test your Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Many haven’t […]

Azure IoT Developer Kit Preview Started Shipping 8

Azure IoT Developer Kit Preview Started Shipping

A couple months ago Microsoft announced the availability of the new Azure IoT Developer Kit Board. This is a board that has integrated sensors, buttons, OLED screen and a few other features. This board makes […]

Microsoft Azure Stack is ready to Purchase! 9

Microsoft Azure Stack is ready to Purchase!

In the early days of Microsoft Azure, back in 2010 when it was called Windows Azure, Microsoft had announced plans to make the Azure services available to be run / hosted in on-premises datacenter. Shortly […]

Azure IoT DevKit Preview built with Arduino and VSCode 11

Azure IoT DevKit Preview built with Arduino and VSCode

There have been a number of Azure IoT Starter Kits available for some time now. I’ve writtenĀ about the Starter Kits in the past. Some of these like the Raspberry Pi Azure IoT Starter Kit from […]

Get Started with Azure IoT Technical Training for Developers 13

Get Started with Azure IoT Technical Training for Developers

Many developers are interesting in building Internet of ThingsĀ solutions; whether it’s as a side project or something for Enterprise use. With all the Consumer and Industrial IoT products out today and being worked on, it’s […]

Windows Server running on ARM CPUs, Azure is Next! 14

Windows Server running on ARM CPUs, Azure is Next!

So far the servers within Microsoft Azure data centers have been running Intel processors (CPUs). For a long time I’ve wondered if the power efficiency of ARM CPUs could make them more cost effective than […]

Microsoft Certified for IoT Device Catalog 15

Microsoft Certified for IoT Device Catalog

There are a number of Microsoft Certified for IoT Starter Kits available. These are tailors mostly to prototyping solutions, as they come with a number of sensors and things necessary to get started building. However, […]

AT&T IoT Starter Kit with Azure IoT Suite Support 16

AT&T IoT Starter Kit with Azure IoT Suite Support

It seems that pretty much everyone is getting in on the IoT Game these days. There is a plethora of IoT boards, devices, sensors and other accessories on the market. The new AT&T IoT Starter […]