Hilscher NetPi: Raspberry Pi 3 for industrial automation (Part 1)

Hi! Over the last weeks, I’ve been working with a nice little device that is very useful for prototyping professional IoT. One of the challenges in this area is talking to field bus systems. There are many field busses out there and all of them have their individual reason of existence, either coming from a…


Pi-Top and Windows 10 IoT Core: A Raspberry Pi Laptop running Windows

Hi! I’m in the middle of preparing a hands-on lab for an event next month, Microsoft Germany’s Technical Summit in Darmstadt. Here, we will show you how to build, customize, program and connect devices based on Windows 10 IoT. And for this hands-on lab, we decided to bring a couple of Raspberry Pi 3 to…


Troubleshooting Azure IOT Hub connections on embedded Linux

Hi! I’m in Japan for a few days, working with local partners to get their devices connections to Azure IoT Hub. And I want to share a few lessons learned. We always started from the Azure IOT Hub SDK on GitHub.  And here’s the first catch: if you just download the zip file from GitHub,…


Asia Tour: June 2016

Hi! I’m on the way back from touring partners customers in Taiwan, South Korea and Japan. We had very interesting meetings with our partners there who are ready to get “things” connected to the cloud. In this post, I want to elaborate on the questions that were most common and how I answered them. What…