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Overview

Azure Sphere is a secured, high-level application platform with built-in communication and security features for internet-connected devices. It comprises a secured, connected, crossover microcontroller unit (MCU), a custom high-level Linux-based operating system (OS), and a cloud-based security service that provides continuous, renewable security.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 10/4/2019, Video, 0:32:37
    Microsoft has developed the Azure Sphere application platform based on decades of IoT project-based experience. Attend this session for an overview of this astounding device...
  2. 9/24/2018, Video, 0:13:05
    What is Azure Sphere? Let’s ask Ed Nightingale, Partner Architect for the new Microsoft solution for creating highly-secured, connected MCU powered devices. Learn more...
  3. 9/4/2018, Video, 0:07:38
    Check out this sneak peek into the upcoming Special Edition of the IoT in Action Webinar Series – An Introduction to Microsoft Azure Sphere! Azure Sphere is a solution for...

Azure Sphere News

11/30/2020,
The Azure Sphere 20.11 SDK feature release includes the following features: Updated Azure Sphere SDK for both Windows and Linux Updated Azure Sphere extension for Visual Studio Code New and...
10/28/2020,
Azure Sphere 20.10 Update 1 is now available in the Retail Eval feed. This update fixes some issues reported to us by customers using 20.10 Retail Eval for compatibility testing. We’re grateful...
10/20/2020,
"How do you develop secure code?" I've been asked this a lot recently and it is time for a blog post as the public and various parts of Microsoft have gotten a glimpse of how much Azure Sphere...
10/14/2020,
The Azure Sphere 20.10 update is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The 20.10 retail evaluation period provides 3 weeks for backwards compatibility testing. During this time,...
10/12/2020,
TinyML - aka the ability to run machine learning (ML) on tiny embedded devices - is now a thing. Let’s dig into how you can run TinyML models on a real-world microcontroller (MCU) architecture,...
9/29/2020,
Additional certificate updates for Azure Sphere Microsoft is updating Azure services, including Azure Sphere, to use intermediate TLS certificates from a different set of Certificate Authorities...
9/28/2020,
The Azure Sphere 20.09 OS quality release is now available in the Retail feed. This update includes the following enhancements and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS; it does not include an updated...
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9/22/2020,
Azure Sphere and cellular connectivity Cellular connectivity is one of the most common functions that customers wish to take advantage of when developing secured IoT solutions. Cellular...
9/22/2020,
Azure Sphere and cellular connectivity Cellular connectivity is one of the most common functions that customers wish to take advantage of when developing secured IoT solutions. Cellular...
9/16/2020,
Join us at Microsoft Ignite 2020 before, during and after the event (which is September 22-24th). Ignite is a unique opportunity to connect with Microsoft experts and your world-wide community...
9/14/2020,
On September 15, we will publish an update to the TLS certificates used by Azure Sphere devices to establish a connection to the update service.  When a device takes the cert update, it will...
9/10/2020,
The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.09 is now available for evaluation in the Retail Eval feed. The retail evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing. During this...
8/25/2020,
I’m happy to introduce our Azure IoT Ask the Expert series to you. Each month, from September onwards, our engineers and specialists will briefly introduce an IoT topic in the Learn IoT...
8/25/2020,
I’m happy to introduce our Ask the IoT Expert series to you. Each month, from September onwards, our engineers and specialists will briefly introduce an IoT topic in the Learn IoT discussion...
8/24/2020,
The 20.07 and 20.08 Update 1 versions of the Azure Sphere OS contain a bug that results in a memory leak for applications that use HTTPS connections via libcurl.  This leak does not occur for...
8/24/2020,
In our continued effort to increase the baseline security of Azure Sphere, we have now released the Azure Sphere 20.08 quality fix that brings along a number of security enhancements to the...
8/20/2020,
The Azure Sphere 20.08 OS quality release is now available in the Retail feed. This update includes enhancements and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS including a security update that represents a...
8/18/2020,
Azure Sphere OS version 20.08 Update 1 is now available in the Retail Eval feed. This OS release contains a security update.    Because this change represents a critical update to the OS, the...
8/17/2020,
The 20.07 Azure Sphere OS release contains a bug that affects Ethernet-connected devices that receive the OS through the recovery procedure instead of cloud update. This issue primarily affects...