Microsoft announces several breakthrough features for Azure IoT Central
Back in 2017, Microsoft first announced Azure IoT central, a new end-to-end IoT software as a service (SaaS) solution in the cloud that helps customers build, use, and maintain internet connected products. With several improvement...
Qualcomm announces the first cellular-enabled Azure Sphere certified chips
Qualcomm today announced the first cellular chip that is certified for Microsoft’s Azure Sphere IoT operating system. This new chipset will offer hardware-level security, preconfigured with the Azure Sphere, and will also automa...
Microsoft announce Azure-Location of Things collaboration
Microsoft has just announced its cross Azure-IoT collaboration, which will enable Azure IoT customers to implement IoT spatial analytics using Azure Maps, thereby simplifying the use of location and spatial intelligence used in co...
Microsoft IoT Plug and Play service preview now available
During Build developer conference early this year, Microsoft announced IoT Plug and Play, a new open modeling language that allows enterprises to easily connect IoT devices to the cloud. This service solves one of the biggest chal...
Microsoft named market leader in IDC’s Worldwide MarketScape for Industrial IoT
IDC recently published its 2019 Vendor Assessment report for Industrial IoT in energy and manufacturing sectors. After evaluating 11 vendors, IDC named Microsoft as the market leader. This report will not surprise anyone as Micros...
Microsoft and NXP develop Azure Sphere-powered IoT processor
NXP Semiconductors today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deliver a new Microsoft Azure Sphere certified crossover applications processor, as an extension to their popular i.MX 8 high-performance applications processor ...
Microsoft signs MoU with the largest mobile operator in Korea
Microsoft recently signed a MOU with SK Telecom, the largest mobile operator in Korea with nearly 50 percent of the market share. As part of this MOU, SK Telecom and Microsoft will work together on 5G, AI and cloud to promote IoT ...
Microsoft’s new IoT Plug and Play service makes it easy to connect IoT devices to the cloud
Microsoft today announced IoT Plug and Play, a new open modeling language that will allow enterprises to easily connect IoT devices to the cloud. This new service solves one of the biggest challenges enterprises face — deploying...
Microsoft announces new IoT database that is built to run on the edge
Microsoft already has SQL Server and Azure SQL Database, two leading databases for on-premises and the cloud. Today, Microsoft is announcing Azure SQL Database Edge, a new IoT database that is built to run on the edge and comes wi...
Microsoft admits Azure Sphere is not for everyone, purchase Express Logic
Microsoft’s secure IoT OS play is called Azure Sphere, an end to end solution which makes it easy for hardware manufacturers to add smarts and remote management securely to their devices. Today, Microsoft announced that it h...
Google’s newest Assistant integrations will help you protect your home
Google is extending the usefulness of Assistant with support for smart locks like the Yale x Smart Lock. With Google Assistant, users will be able to lock or unlock their devices with just their voices. They’re’; be a...