A Raspberry Pi Motion Detector with Azure Integration

After my webinar, lots of people have been asking about how I did the motion detection demo wherein I used a Raspberry Pi based motion detector that used the Azure IoT Hub and more broadly other Azure resources. The demo was a little cheeky because I used a princess castle, toy bear, and toy police…

Two New IoT Starter Kits to Take for a Spin

Some news for the Makers out there: Microsoft and its partners have updated the line of IoT starter kits based on Windows 10 IoT Core. Two new options are available to help you kick off your IoT projects. The Microsoft Internet of Things Pack for Raspberry Pi 3, from Adafruit, is an update to the…

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Also Available for Raspberry Pi 3

The long-awaited Windows 10 Anniversary Update is not only available for PC, Xbox and—starting August 16—mobile. There’s also a Windows IoT Core upgrade that will work on Raspberry Pi 3. Developers working on Internet-of-Things projects with the affordable, credit-card-sized maker board can now enjoy an easier set-up experience and other new features, according to Microsoft.…

Windows 10 IoT Core Now Supports Raspberry Pi 3

With the newest edition of Raspberry Pi now on the market, Microsoft has announced that it’s rolling out IoT Core support for the device, expanding the options for developers working on IoT projects. The $35 Raspberry Pi 3 board went on sale Feb. 29, and support is available via the most recent IoT Core Insider…