What’s new for Windows 10 IoT Core - Support for Intel® Apollo Lake

Recently, Intel announced the commercial availability for their latest compact, low power offering codenamed Apollo Lake with support for Windows 10 IoT Core. Solutions incorporating Windows 10 IoT Core can now be upgraded to support the rapidly advancing needs in IoT. Whether in digital surveillance, advanced industrial automation, or retail, there are dozens of devices and boards available that are capable of leveraging the security, manageability, and robustness of Windows 10 IoT Core for your IoT solution.

Support for Intel® Joule™

Windows just keeps getting better. During Intel’s Developer Forum, Intel’s CEO announced a new innovator platform, Intel Joule, with support for Windows 10 IoT Core. Combined with the power of the Universal Windows Platform, Visual Studio, and Azure IoT, the Intel® Joule™ module is exceptionally well suited to help developers and entrepreneurs go from concept to prototype to production in a fraction of the time of traditional system development. Please get started with Windows 10 IoT Core on Joule.

The Anniversary Update

One year after the official release of Windows 10 IoT Core comes the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Huge improvements have been made to performance, app support, the installation experience… plus lots of new features. Download the Windows 10 IoT Core Dashboard and take a look for yourself!

New Hardware

Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi 3 image IoT Core is now officially released for the Raspberry Pi 3 to the public.

  • Easy set up with a new getting started experience
  • Functional parity with RPi2, including Windows as a service updating and flighting model and a single FFU for RPi2 and RPi3

Microsoft IoT Grove Kit

Grove kit

The new Microsoft IoT Grove Kit is an easy to use solution for Makers, as well as a powerful prototyping platform for IoT Startups and Enterprise Innovators. You can pre-order today at Seeed Studio Bazaar and Digi-Key.

Refreshed Adafruit IoT Starter Pack for Raspberry Pi 3

Adafruit starter pack

Adafruit has updated their starter pack to now include Raspberry Pi 3 and Windows 10 IoT Core.

New major features

Improved documentation

  • Updated samples page - new tagging system to sort through different samples
  • Updated documentation page - added a table of contents and new documentation

Getting started

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