Windows 10 IoT Core Supports New Raspberry Pi 3 Board

Windows Mobile
Posted 3/1/2016 10:06:24 AM by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

Windows 10 IoT Core Supports New Raspberry Pi 3 Board
On the heals of the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s announcement of the availability of their the new Raspberry Pi 3, Microsoft has announced Windows 10 support for the new board through a new Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview update now available for download. The new Raspberry Pi 3 board is also available now in the Microsoft Store online.

The Windows 10 IoT Core is optimized for connected things and smaller devices (with or without a display) bringing Windows 10 to the Internet of Things. The platform offers enterprise grade security and servicing, automatic updates through Windows Update when connected to the Internet and the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) APIs that give apps control over system management features.

Since the announcement Windows 10 support for Raspberry Pi last year, Microsoft has updated the functionality including making it easier to connect a Windows 10 IoT Core device to the Internet by adding support for the official Raspberry Pi Wi-Fi dongle and other common Wi-Fi dongles.

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About the author: RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

As the Publisher and Editor for App Developer Magazine, Richard has several industry recognitions and endorsements from tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google for accomplishments in the mobile market. He was part of the early Google AFMA program, and also involved in the foundation of Google TV. He has been developing for mobile since 2003 and serves as CEO of Moonbeam Development, a mobile app company with 200 published titles in various markets throughout the world. Richard is also the founder of LunarAds, a mobile cross-promotion and self-serv mediation network for developers. He has been a featured presenter at trade-shows and conferences, and stays active with new projects relating to mobile development.

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