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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

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...
6/29/2020,
Developer & Technical Events for June and July We'll continue to update events here for the month of June and July. Let us know in the comment section below if there are community IoT events you...
6/25/2020,
The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available in the Retail feed. This release includes an OS update with the following enhancements: Fixed a problem that caused a segmentation fault...
6/19/2020,
A rollback attack is a common type of security attack in which an attacker tricks the target into running an older, less secure version of its software. Once the insecure software is running, the...
6/11/2020,
The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The retail evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing. During this...
5/27/2020,
Azure Sphere 20.05 OS quality update is now available in the Retail feed. This update includes enhancements and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS; it does not include an updated SDK.   The 20.05...
5/26/2020,
Last year Microsoft acquired one of the most deployed RTOS products in the market, proven across a vast range of industries and use cases – from mobile phones and fitness trackers, to security...
5/26/2020,
The start of any IoT journey involves connecting things and acquiring data. This requires bringing together disciplines across cloud development, embedded development, cybersecurity, software...
5/13/2020,
Like every year before the Microsoft build event, the IoT team is heads down putting the final touches to big releases, announcements and great content. This year, you will not have to come to...
5/13/2020,
The Azure Sphere update 20.05 is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The retail evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing. During this time, please...
5/4/2020,
The Azure Sphere 20.04 update is now available in the Retail feed. The 20.04 release of Azure Sphere OS includes new features to support EAP-TLS networking and certificate management. A single...
4/29/2020,
Azure Sphere 20.04 Update 2 is now available via the Retail Eval feed. This update fixes a bug that prevented ISU features (SPI, I2C, UART) from working in RTApps. Azure Sphere 20.04 Update 2,...
4/22/2020,
  IoT security is a critical challenge touching every aspect of our lives. Security is complex, expensive, and ever-changing as hackers become more cunning. Azure Sphere builds on decades of...
4/20/2020,
Azure Sphere 20.04 Update 1 is now available via the Retail Eval feed. This update fixes a bug that could cause a failure when the device tries to bring up the Ethernet interface after a...
4/15/2020,
Since GA, the Azure Sphere Security Services team has been hard at work to provide a Public Web API that supports our customer’s need to manage and configure their Azure Sphere devices...
4/8/2020,
The Azure Sphere update 20.04 is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing. During this time, please verify...
From agriculture to healthcare, the IoT unlocks opportunity across every industry, delivering profound returns, such as increased productivity and efficiency, reduced costs, and even new business…
3/25/2020,
Azure Sphere 20.03 update is now available in the Retail feed. This update includes enhancements and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS; it does not include an updated SDK.   The 20.03 release...
3/11/2020,
The Azure Sphere 20.03 quality release is now available via the RetailEval feed. Retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the RetailEval feed to verify...
Providers, payors, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences companies are leading the next wave of healthcare innovation by utilizing connected devices.