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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

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...
8/13/2020,
The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.08 is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The retail evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing. During this...
7/31/2020,
The release of 20.07 brought along a range of security enhancements and changes to Azure Sphere. As head of the Operating System Platform (OSP) Security team, I want to provide more insights into...
7/30/2020,
What is the issue? We discovered an issue that affects verification of tenant certificates and we are resolving this by renewing the tenant CA certificates for all impacted tenants. As described...
7/30/2020,
Now, for the first time, with the Azure Sphere OS 20.07 release, Microsoft has licensed and exposed a subset of wolfSSL for use on Azure Sphere devices, allowing software developers to create...
7/29/2020,
About the 20.07 feature release The 20.07 feature release contains new features for application development and tenant certificate renewal, additional promotions of Beta features to long-term...
7/22/2020,
The Azure Sphere Security Service is an integral part of Azure Sphere and brokers trust for device-to-cloud communication. When a customer creates a new tenant, the Azure Sphere Security Service...
7/21/2020,
Build a Rover combining the best of Azure Sphere security with FreeRTOS What you will learn You will learn how to integrate a Real-time FreeRTOS application responsible for running a...
7/21/2020,
Improve health, wellbeing, and productivity by tracking your home workspace CO2 levels How to build a healthier working environment by monitoring CO2, temperature, and humidity levels with an...
7/15/2020,
The Azure Sphere OS update 20.07 is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing. During this time, please...
7/8/2020,
For enterprise and industrial customers with connected equipment and devices, a higher level of network security is an important part of protecting business-critical investments and...