Extending the reach of IoT: Windows 10 comes to Raspberry Pi 2

BARB EDSON | March 1, 2016

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In pushing the bounds of the Internet of Things (IoT), we relentlessly innovate on technologies that extend its reach, breadth and promise, creating software and services that support everything from the smallest sensors to the most complex systems. For all of its world-changing potential, IoT is a top priority for Microsoft, and our vision for the mobile-first, cloud-first enterprise informs and encompasses all that we do, today and in the future.As part of that tireless quest, we continue to deliver tools and technologies that extended Windows to a broader classification of devices within IoT. Today, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the retail availability of their new board, the Raspberry Pi 2. As further evidence of our commitment to developing great technologies for the Internet of Things, we’re pleased to announce that we will be delivering a free version of Windows 10 designed specifically for devices built on Raspberry Pi 2, including sensors and other small devices within the Internet of Things (IoT).

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