• Microsoft’s Raspberry Pi Simulator: a Fully Open Source Prototyping Tool

    Microsoft has released an early version of a free, open-source Raspberry Pi simulator that can be accessed right through a web browser. Using Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform the simulator allows users to code an emulated Raspberry Pi using...

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  • Microsoft open sourced Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino

    Microsoft, which has the biggest contributor community on GitHub, has launched the MIT-licensed code across the open source platform to enable developers to leverage Arduino hardware specifically for IoT projects and applications. Zhidi Shang – R&D and...

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  • Microsoft made its AI work on a Raspberry Pi

    The idea came about from Microsoft Labs teams in Redmond and Bangalore, India. Ofer Dekel, who manages an AI optimization group at the Redmond Lab, was trying to figure out a way to stop squirrels from eating...

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  • Open Source into Microsoft’s reality finally

    Microsoft has come a long way in its effort to initially warm up to and later adopt open source software During a talk at the Linux Foundation’s Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS) here, two “Jeffs” from Microsoft...

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  • Soon Windows10 on ARM-based processors

    Qualcomm and Microsoft are teaming up to bring Windows 10 to Qualcomm’s mobile processors. Thanks to this, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors will be the first ARM-based processors to fully support Windows 10. The announcement was made at WinHEC...

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  • Microsoft open-sources P language for IoT

    Microsoft’s P language, for asynchronous event-driven programming and the IoT (internet of things), has been open-sourced. Geared for embedded systems, device drivers, and distributed services, P is a domain-specific language the compiles to and interoperates with C,...

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  • Intel Unveils Joule: A High-Performance Atom-Powered IoT Module & Maker Kit

    Back in 2013 Intel announced Galileo, the first of what has become a collection of IoT kits/platforms for hardware developers. Galileo and its compatriots Edison and Curie turned out to be solid hits for the company –...

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  • ReSpeaker – Add Voice Interaction To Anything You Like, 300% funded (so far) on Kickstarter

    Open Source, Modular design. Voice Interaction Development Board. IoT controller. Interact with the world, just using your voice. Powered by the MT7688 Wi-Fi module and the built-in high performance microphone, ReSpeaker responds to your voice and recognize...

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  • Microsoft open sources PowerShell, brings it to Linux and OS X

    Microsoft today announced that it is open sourcing PowerShell and bringing it to Linux and OS X. PowerShell is Microsoft’s command line shell for Windows power users, as well as an extensible scripting language for automating system tasks. It’s...

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  • Intel’s Project Alloy will offer the first open-source, third-party ‘HoloLens’ headset

    Microsoft said last fall that it would allow third-party hardware makers to build their own HoloLens devices. The first, perhaps not surprisingly, will be made by Intel: Project Alloy. Alloy will be a wire-free,head-mounted VR device, complete...

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  • Windows 10 Desktop On ARM Discovered in Microsoft Documentation

    Thanks to documentation for Audio Engine Core Test found on Microsoft’s MSDN portal, the company clearly lists Windows 10 for desktop, ARM. Also notable is the support for Windows 10 Mobile ARM64 and Windows 10 Mobile x86,...

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  • Oculus Rift release date, features and price: pre-orders now open and final price revealed

    The Rift headset isn’t cheap, though, setting back would-be pre-orderers a tasty $599 (~£410). That doesn’t include US tax, nor shipping – which will be considerable for global orders. However, for that money you bag yourself the...

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  • Microsoft tastes the raspberry

      Let’s experiment with the embedded version of Microsoft operating system, by installing it on Raspberry Pi, and by building our first applications.   In our previous installment we could see some of the movements that are...

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  • Open source weekly news

    An overview on most important open source news from OpenSource.com. This week the focus was on: machine learning: Google, Microsoft, H2O.ai are pushing further their solution to go open open source medical robots: Vanderbilt university is going...

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  • Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c, Arduino Wiring and Windows 10 IoT Core

    A nice report from Microsoft on their Windows 10 IoT Core distribution! We are excited to announce that a new Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview is available bringing support for the DragonBoard 410c, which features the...

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  • Microsoft HoloLens: update on release date, rumours, specs & pricing

    While the Oculus Rift has garnered a lot of attention in the press, Microsoft’s HoloLens appears to be shaping up to be a very interesting take on virtual reality headsets. The HoloLens was the surprise announcement at...

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  • New Visual Studio 2015 Released

    Microsoft released recently the new version of its famous IDE, Visual Studio 2015. It is offered as a free online tool, based on a very active community, or you can purchase the standalone versions as usual. Here...

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  • Win a trip to Maker Faire with Windows 10 IoT Core – Home Automation Contest before 17 August

    To celebrate the release of Windows 10 IoT Core Hackster.io and Microsoft offer a worldwide Home Automation contest for developers, hackers, and makers. Home Automation is one of the hottest segments in the Maker world and Windows...

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