Tag: Hardware

Microsoft xCloud: Azure Powered Game Streaming 4

Microsoft xCloud: Azure Powered Game Streaming

Microsoft is building a game streaming network to unlock console quality gaming on any device. Microsoft has realized that not all gamers are going to buy an Xbox. Instead of focusing on building games that […]

ESP32-Azure IoT Kit Development Board from Espressif (ESP32-WROVER-B) 5

ESP32-Azure IoT Kit Development Board from Espressif (ESP32-WROVER-B)

There are certainly lots of different boards that can be used for building and prototyping Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. I’ve posted a few times about the MXChip Azure IoT DevKit as great prototyping board. […]

Underwater Azure Datacenter with Project Natick 6

Underwater Azure Datacenter with Project Natick

Microsoft Project Natick is an innovative research project to discover new ways of hosting datacenters underwater. The goal of this research project is to determine the feasibility of subsea datacenters powered by offshore, renewable energy. […]

Azure IoT DevKit: Configure Wifi Connectivity - No Wifi? 8

Azure IoT DevKit: Configure Wifi Connectivity – No Wifi?

The Azure IoT Developer Kit (AZ3166) board is a great prototyping board that is easy to get started with and use. Setting up and configuring the Wifi connectivity for this board is no exception. With […]

Announcing Azure IoT Edge 9

Announcing Azure IoT Edge

The all new Microsoft Azure IoT Edge brings down the power and capabilities of Azure IoT down to run natively on individual Internet of Things devices. This will enable scenarios that require much lower latencies […]

GrovePi+ Plug-n-Play IoT Platform 11

GrovePi+ Plug-n-Play IoT Platform

Traditionally building Internet of Things (IoT) devices using a platform such as the Raspberry Pi required you to know a little about electronics. You needed to either solder or use a breadboard to connect sensors […]

Windows IoT Core Anniversary Update and Raspberry Pi 3 12

Windows IoT Core Anniversary Update and Raspberry Pi 3

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is a pretty big update for Windows Desktop, and it’s not any different for Windows IoT Core! It’s been an entire year since the initial release of Windows IoT Core […]

Why Microsoft Azure? 13

Why Microsoft Azure?

Many companies are migrating existing or building new systems on the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform. There’s a lot of buzz lately around the Cloud overall, but it can be a little unclear at first glance […]