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Azure IoT DevKit – External Connectivity

Beyond the sensors built into the board the possibilities are endless when you consider attaching external devices. As I mentioned in my previous post, the DevKit has an edge connector with a number of input/output pins as well as power. You’ll need an “edge connector breakout” like this to make use of them. I found […]

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First Steps with Azure IoT DevKit

The Azure IoT DevKit is an Arduino compatible board which is ready to use in conjunction with Azure IoT Hub to build an end-to-end IoT system. Code running on the board is native C and you deploy to the board using Visual Studio Code over the included USB cable. Then your device uses WiFi to […]

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Self Installation of Hive

Installing the Hive hardware was straight-forward because my existing controller had a standard backplate and so I didn’t have to change any wiring. The trouble came when trying to setup an account because when you ring the number on the included voucher no-one seems to understand the process for self-installed units. After I eventually got […]