What’s new for Windows 10 IoT Core

The Creators Update

We have made huge improvements in Windows 10 IoT Core as part of the Creators Update, including improved developer tools, additional APIs, new code samples, and more. Download the newest Windows 10 IoT Core Dashboard and see for yourself!

New Hardware

  • Verified support for Windows 10 IoT Core on Intel Joule, Intel Pentium N4200, Intel Celeron N3350, and upcoming Atom x5-E39xx processors (formerly Apollo Lake).
  • Verified support for Raspberry Pi 3 SOMs.

New major features

  • Project “Rome” Support for Project Rome which enables communication with an app service on a remote device.
  • Cortana on Windows IoT Core - Cortana is now available on Windows 10 IoT Core. Ask Cortana a question.
  • Azure Device Management Support - Device Management of Azure IoT hub using Windows 10 IoT Core.
  • Adafruit class library for Windows IoT Core - Adafruit Class Library is a special library package containing Windows IoT Core driver software for a variety of Adafruit products.
  • IoT and AI Insider Lab - Leverage Microsoft’s IoT and AI Insider Lab to accelerate bringing your IoT products to market.
  • New UWP APIs And Controls for Vibration, Brightness, Modern Connected Standby, Power Management, Battery Charge  and NFC (w/o HCE).
  • New busses and capabilities for ARM PCIe, USB Function Mode, Wi-Fi Direct and GPIO Interrupt counting API.
  • New Embedded features on Reset/Recovery, On-SOC PWM and Automatic USB provisioning
  • A variety of new update policies have been added to Windows 10 IoT Core.

Getting started

Improved Developer Tools

Additional Resources

Release Notes


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