Community Content - Azure IoT Suite and Internet of Things

I've been working on some community content for Microsoft about Azure IoT Suite with Colin Melia and I'm happy to announce that it has now been released in the Microsoft/TechnicalCommunityContent repo on GitHub.  The Technical Community Content goal is to provide a set of ready made technical p

Microsoft IoT Virtual Bootcamp

Microsoft, Raspberry Pi and Hackster have partnered to deliver the first ever Virtual IoT Bootcamp, March 28-30, 2017.  Two tracks will be offered: Commercial TrackMarch 28 + March 30, 2017 (7:30 AM – 2:30 PM PST)  Keynote Industry Speaker Windows 10 IoT solutions overview Windows 1

Microsoft Grove IoT Starter Kit: Available now in Canada!

Good news!  The Microsoft Grove IoT Starter Kit is now available in Canada from the Microsoft Store for $150 CDN with free shipping.  Previously, you had to order it directly from Seeed in China for $150 USD + shipping. [EDIT 2016/10/15] I ordered the kit on the 201610/12, received it

Microsoft IoT Grove Kit (Azure Certified)

If you're interested in getting started with IoT, here's an interesting new kit from Seeed: the Microsoft IoT Grove Kit. Note that this kit DOES NOT include the Raspberry Pi board. You have to purchase it separately.  Also, I haven't used it personally. Here's the product description: Bu

Azure IoT reference architecture

Microsoft published a 32 pages reference architecture for Azure IoT and it's available as a free download.  The reference architecture provides guidance for building secure and scalable, device-centric solutions for connecting devices, conducting analysis, and integrating with back-end systems.