Windows 10 IoT Core Compatible Boards

There are many IoT hardware boards on the market today. Windows 10 IoT Core has some very specific hardware requirements, so only a few of the boards available support the the ability to run Windows 10 IoT Core and using Visual Studio 2015 for building Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Apps to run on them. One of…Read more Windows 10 IoT Core Compatible Boards

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 or servos or whatever to the Raspberry Pi header / GPIO pins correctly. Plus you needed to know when to…Read more GrovePi+ Plug-n-Play IoT Platform

Microsoft IoT Grove Kit for Raspberry Pi

The IoT hardware landscape is ever changing from the new Raspberry Pi 3 to various Arduino boards. One thing Raspberry Pi has offered that Arduino hasn't been capable of is to run Windows IoT Core. Now, the add-on device market for Raspberry Pi with Windows IoT Core has remained somewhat limited, as Windows IoT Core…Read more Microsoft IoT Grove Kit for Raspberry Pi

MkeAzure Slides: Getting Started with IoT using Azure, Windows IoT and Raspberry Pi

On Aug 17, 2016 I gave a "Getting Started with IoT" talk at the Milwaukee Azure group. In my talk I covered the basics of IoT Messaging Architecture and Azure IoT Suite (specifically IoT Hub and Stream Analytics), along with other Azure services such as Service Bus Queus, DocumentDB, and Azure Functions. No, IoT solution…Read more MkeAzure Slides: Getting Started with IoT using Azure, Windows IoT and Raspberry Pi

Fix Windows IoT Core Raspberry Pi Upside-down Display

One of the many new changes with the release of the Windows IoT Core Anniversary Update was the addition of support for the official Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen Display. Support was in the Insider Preview, but now it's in the official release. However, if you attempt to change Display Orientation from the Windows IoT Core…Read more Fix Windows IoT Core Raspberry Pi Upside-down Display

Windows IoT Core SD Card Requirements

Having difficulty figure out what SD Cards to use with Windows IoT Core? It's not as straight forward as just picking up any  SD card. There are a couple requirements to keep in mind, and there are even a couple that have been tested and verified by Microsoft to be compatible with Windows IoT Core.…Read more Windows IoT Core SD Card Requirements